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:

Hands-On Specialized Classes – Mt. Juliet (Middle)

Missions Mobilization Center 6434 John Hagar Road, Mt. Juliet, TN

September 10, 2022 – Missions Mobilization Center, 6434 John Hagar Road, Mt. Juliet, TN, 37122. To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org.  Please preregister by Tuesday, September 6, 2022, for the meal count. You must be current with your Disaster Relief credentials. Depending on which course you take, you may need current classroom training. Classes being offered are: Bucket Truck Classroom and Hands-On Training (all...

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Chainsaw Operation & Safety – Knoxville (East TN)

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

September 17, 2022 - Grace Christian Academy High School Cafeteria, 7171 Oak Ridge Highway, Knoxville, TN 37931. To pre-register for this class, contact Doug Whitaker at dwhitinc@gmail.com or Gary Brooks at ggb072@comcast.net or (865) 603-5440. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of the basic training courses a volunteer wants to take over the next 3 years....

Introduction to Disaster Relief, Chainsaw O & S, and Flood Recovery – Hendersonville (Middle TN)

Long Hollow Baptist Church 3031 Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, TN

September 24, 2022 - Long Hollow Baptist Church (Student Building), 3031 Long Hollow Pike, Hendersonville, TN 37075. For questions, contact the Missions Team at missions@longhollow.com. To pre-register for this class, click here.  Please pre-register by Monday, September 19, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the...

CANCELLED – Hands-On Specialized Classes – Mt. Juliet (Middle)

Missions Mobilization Center 6434 John Hagar Road, Mt. Juliet, TN

CANCELLED October 8, 2022 – Missions Mobilization Center, 6434 John Hagar Road, Mt. Juliet, TN, 37122. To pre-register for this class, REGISTER ONLINE - click here.  For questions, contact Elizabeth Holmes at eholmes@tnbaptist.org.  Please preregister by Tuesday, October 4, 2022, for the meal count. You must be current with your Disaster Relief credentials. Depending on which course you take, you may need current classroom training. Classes being offered are: Bucket Truck Classroom and Hands-On Training...

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Flood Recovery – Oneida (East TN)

Oneida, First Baptist Church 201 N. Main Street, Oneida, TN

October 8, 2022 - First Baptist Church, 201 N. Main Street, Oneida, TN 37841. To pre-register for this class, contact Sean Lee at sean007tm@yahoo.com or (423) 304-6908.  Please pre-register by Monday, October 3, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of the...

Introduction to Disaster Relief – Kingsport (East TN)

Sullivan Baptist Church 4152 Maplewood Street, Kingsport, TN

October 11, 2022 - Sullivan Baptist Church, 4152 Maplewood Street, Kingsport, TN 37660. To pre-register for this class, contact the church at church@sullivanbaptist.org; for questions, contact Jim Ramey at jimlramey@centurylink.net.  Please pre-register by Wednesday, October 5, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or meal count. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of...

Flood Recovery or Mass Feeding – Kingsport (East TN)

Sullivan Baptist Church 4152 Maplewood Street, Kingsport, TN

October 13, 2022 - Sullivan Baptist Church, 4152 Maplewood Street, Kingsport, TN 37660. To pre-register for this class, contact the church at church@sullivanbaptist.org; for questions, contact Jim Ramey at jimlramey@centurylink.net.  Please pre-register by Wednesday, October 5, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or meal count. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of...

Introduction to Disaster Relief/Chainsaw/Flood Recovery/Damage Assessment – Jackson (West TN)

East Union Baptist Church 2244 Beech Bluff Road, Jackson, TN

October 15, 2022 - East Union Baptist Church, 2244 Beech Bluff Road, Jackson, TN 38301. To pre-register for this class, contact Jeff Palmer at jeff@mccbaptists.org or (731) 668-5690.  Please pre-register by Monday, October 10, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of...

Introduction to Disaster Relief/Chainsaw/Flood Recovery – Knoxville (East TN)

Valley Grove Baptist Church, Knoxville 9000 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN

November 12, 2022 - Valley Grove Baptist Church, 9000 Sevierville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920. To pre-register for this class, contact Keith Davis at krdavis707@gmail.com or (865) 387-3519.  Please pre-register by Monday, November 7, so that we can supply you with the proper training materials and/or lunch count on Saturday. The credentialing fee is $36. This fee will cover not only the cost of the ID and background check but also the cost of any of the...

Chaplaincy Training – McKenzie (West TN)

McKenzie, First Baptist Church 619 Stonewall Street, N., McKenzie, TN

November 18-19, 2022 - First Baptist Church, 619 Stonewall Street, N., McKenzie, TN 38201. To pre-register for this class, contact Suzanne Cunningham at the Carroll-Benton Baptist Association office at (731) 986-8818 or carrollbenton1@gmail.com. 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 -...