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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2022 West TN Regional Training – Bartlett (West TN)

Ellendale Baptist Church, Bartlett 3861 Broadway Rd, Bartlett, TN

April 8-9, 2022 - Ellendale Baptist Church, 3861 Broadway Rd, Bartlett, TN 38135. 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, April 4, 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...

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

Ellendale Baptist Church, Bartlett 3861 Broadway Rd, Bartlett, TN

April 8-9, 2022 - Ellendale Baptist Church, 3861 Broadway Rd, Bartlett, TN 38135. 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 breaks....

Introduction to Disaster Relief, Chainsaw O & S, and Damage Assessment – Athens (East TN)

McMinn-Meigs Baptist Association 350 N. Congress Parkway, Athens, TN

April 26, 2022 - McMinn-Meigs Baptist Association, 350 Congress Parkway, N., Athens, TN 37303. To pre-register for this class, contact the association at (423) 745-2248 or mmab@truevine.net. 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. In order to be fully credentialed, you will...

Introduction to Disaster Relief and Chainsaw O & S and Flood Recovery – McKenzie (West TN)

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

May 7, 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. 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. To be...

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

Timberlake Baptist Church 1182 Shadden Road, Gray, TN

May 21, 2022 - Timberlake Baptist Church, 1182 Shadden Road, Gray, TN 37615. To pre-register for this class, contact Holston Baptist Association at (423) 929-1196 or hba@holstonba.org.  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. To be fully credentialed, you will need to take...

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

Clearview Baptist Church 537 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN

August 6, 2022 - Clearview Baptist Church, 537 Franklin Road, Franklin, TN, 37069.  For questions, contact Kim Margrave at kim@clearview.org or (615) 794-5488. To pre-register for this class, click here.  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. To be fully credentialed, you...

Introduction to Disaster Relief, Chainsaw, and Flood Recovery – Covington (West TN)

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

August 13, 2022 - First Baptist Church, 2105 Highway 59, S., Covington, TN 38019-7305. To pre-register for this class, contact Big Hatchie Baptist Association at (901) 476-6759 or bhba@bighatchie.org. 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. To be fully credentialed, you will...

Introduction to Disaster Relief/Chainsaw O & S/Flood Recovery – Hixson (East TN)

Dallas Bay Baptist Church 8305 Daisy Dally Road, Hixson, TN

August 13, 2022 - Dallas Bay Baptist Church, 8305 Daisy Dallas Road, Hixson, TN 37343. To pre-register for this class, contact Hamilton County Baptist Association at dpittman12@epbfi.com or (423) 240-1274.  Please pre-register by Tuesday, August 10. 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...

Mass Feeding Classroom and Introduction to Disaster Relief taught after lunch – Fayetteville (Middle TN)

Lincoln Baptist Church 267 Lincoln Road, Fayetteville, TN

August 13, 2022 - Lincoln Baptist Church, 267 Lincoln Road, Fayetteville, TN 37334. To pre-register for this class, contact Darrell Haney at (931) 625-2115 with your name and classes desired. 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. In order to be fully...

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...