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.

PLEASE PRE-REGISTER FOR ALL CLASSES TO HELP US WITH EITHER CLASSROOM MATERIALS AND/OR MEAL COUNTS.

Training Cost Information
Training Facts
Specialized Class Descriptions

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.

Click on the heading of each individual training event below for more information:

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Specialized Classes – Morristown (East TN)

Alpha Baptist Church 245 Saint Johns Road, Morristown

January 21, 2023 – Alpha Baptist Church, 245 Saint Johns Rd , Morristown. To pre-register for this class, contact Don Owen at dnowen@bellsouth.net with your names and classes desired.   (Hosted by Nolachucky Baptist Association) Please preregister by Tuesday, January 17, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership...

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Specialized Classes – Dandridge (East TN)

Dandridge, First Baptist Church 951 Highway 92, Dandridge, TN

February 18, 2023 – First Baptist Church, 951 Highway 92, Dandridge, TN.  To pre-register for this class, contact Don Owen at dnowen@bellsouth.net with your names and classes desired.   (Hosted by Nolachucky Baptist Association)  Please preregister by Tuesday, February 14, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin,...

Intro to DR/Chainsaw/Damage Assessment/Flood Recovery – Parsons (West TN)

Parsons, First Baptist Church 210 Tennessee Avenue South, Parsons, TN

March 4, 2023 - First Baptist Church, 210 Tennessee Avenue South, Parsons, TN 38363. To pre-register for this class, contact Micah Renfroe at (731) 602-1280 or disasterreliefbrba@gmail.com.  Please pre-register by Monday, February 27, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also...

2023 West TN Regional Training – Covington (West TN)

Covington First Baptist Church 2105 Highway 59S, Covington, TN

March 10-11, 2023 - First Baptist Church, 2105 Hwy 59 South, Covington, TN 38019.  DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years.

Bucket Truck Classroom Training (Friday p.m.) and Hands-on Training (Saturday) – Newport (East TN)

Carson Springs Baptist Conference Center 1120 Carson Springs Road, Newport, TN

March 17-18, 2023 – Camp Carson, 1120 Carson Springs Road, Newport, TN 37821.  To pre-register for this class, contact Don Owen at dnowen@bellsouth.net.  (Hosted by Nolachucky Baptist Association) Friday 6:00 - 6:30 PM Registration 6:30 - 9:30 PM Bucket Truck Classroom Training (A & B) Saturday (Weather permitting) 8:00 - 8:30 AM Instructions for the Day 8:30 a.m. until finished Bucket Truck A & B Hands-On, Skid-Steer and Chainsaw Hands-On - (must have chainsaw classroom training and...

2023 East TN Regional Training – Kingsport (Upper East TN)

Indian Springs Baptist Church, Kingsport 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN

March 31 -  April 1, 2023 - Indian Springs Baptist Church, 214 Hill Road, Kingsport, TN 37664. DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years.

2023 Middle TN Regional Training – Murfreesboro (Middle TN)

Northside Baptist Church, Murfreesboro 655 W. Thompson Lane, Murfreesboro, TN

April 21-22, 2023 - Northside Baptist Church, 655 W Thompson Ln, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.  DETAILS TO BE ANNOUNCED LATER. The credentialing fee is $40 (effective January 1, 2023). This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID, hat, background check, and membership pin, but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years.