If you have had Introduction to Disaster Relief and / or any specialized classes, and your class certification has expired or will expire this year, please take the opportunity and get re-certified, so that you may be able to serve when a disaster occurs. If you take Introduction to Disaster Relief, you need to recertify every 3 years, regardless of activation. To take Recertification class, you must be an existing volunteer.

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Specialized Class Descriptions

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2024 West TN Regional Disaster Relief Training – Jackson (West)

Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson 2239 N. Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN, United States

February 23-24, 2024 - Englewood Baptist Church, 2239 N. Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305 .  To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.   Please pre-register by Monday, February 19, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $40. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check,...

Chaplaincy (during Regional Training) – Jackson (West TN)

Englewood Baptist Church, Jackson 2239 N. Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN, United States

February 23-24, 2024 - Englewood Baptist Church, 2239 N. Highland Avenue, Jackson, TN 38305 Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Class - This training will be the introductory course for those who would like to become a chaplain or as a refresher for those who are already trained as DR Chaplains. Friday - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 8:15 a.m. until finished (approx. 2:00 p.m.); Lunch will be provided on Saturday at $6/person and there will be...

2024 East TN Regional Disaster Relief Training – Knoxville (East)

Grace Baptist Church, Knoxville 7171 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN, United States

March 8-9, 2024 - Grace Christian Academy (Upper School), 7171 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931.  To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org or (615) 371-7926.   Please pre-register by Monday, March 4, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $40. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background...

Chaplaincy (during Regional Training) – Knoxville (East TN)

Grace Baptist Church, Knoxville 7171 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN, United States

March 8-9, 2024 - Grace Christian Academy (Upper School), 7171 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931 Disaster Relief Chaplaincy Class - This training will be the introductory course for those who would like to become a chaplain or as a refresher for those who are already trained as DR Chaplains. Friday - 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday - 8:15 a.m. until finished (approx. 2:00 p.m.); Lunch will be provided on Saturday at $6/person and there...

Introduction to Disaster Relief, Chainsaw O & S, Damage Assessment, and Flood Recovery – Lexington (West TN)

Rock Hill Baptist Church, Lexington 605 Rock Hill Rd, Lexington, TN, United States

March 23, 2024 – Rock Hill Baptist Church, 605 Rock Hill Rd, Lexington, TN  38351.  To pre-register for this class, click here: https://www.beechriver.com/DRTrain with your names and classes desired. Please pre-register by Monday, March 18, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $40. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also the cost of any...