Hurricane Dorian Response

by Staff

Update: September 18, 2019

We are scheduling a Disaster Relief trip:

 

CLICK TO OPEN THE INCLUDED PACKET!

Dear Volunteers, Thank you so much for your willingness to volunteer at one of our disaster sites as a result of Hurricane Florence.

 

I have attached the information you need to get ready to serve in Pender County for the dates 9/26-9/28. For questions about your work, times of work, and other things specific to your site please feel free to ask any questions of your site coordinator by calling the phone number listed on the cover sheet of your attached packet.    

 

Site Phone Number: 910.231.3397

SITE INFORMATION:

Baptists on Mission Warehouse - Pender

(Old Williams Lumber Warehouse)

200 W. Wallace Street

Burgaw, NC 28425

(lodging is at Burgaw Baptist Church, 110 E. Bridgers Street, Burgaw, NC 28425)

 

Logistics: sleeping, showers, and food are provided at site. You will need to provide your own cot, air mattress and bedding items, towels, washcloths etc.

 

Nature of Work: to serve those who have been affected by the recent storms. Please remember that debris removal is only the tool for reaching people for Christ. Love them and pray for them.

 

What To Bring list is included in the packet attached above. For more information, please call the site number above.

Wear appropriate clothing and shoes for chain saw and debris removal, check with the site at the number listed above to see if you need to bring gloves, eye wear and tools.

 

Paperwork: (BRING ALL FORMS TO THE SITE)

Each team member must complete and turn in a medical form (include in this packet). All those 18 and older must complete and sign an Adult liability release form. (included in this Packet)

 

If you have trained with NC Baptists on Mission Disaster Relief, please go to the website:

www.baptistsonmission.org to print your profile to bring with you. If you cannot print a profile, please see the information above and complete what pertains to you.

 

Pastoral Care Pastor Phil Rhynerson

336-821-3205

 


September 12, 2019

Disaster Relief Team

I am currently waiting for our team assignment.  If you have interest in going alone or with a few of you getting together, because it may better suit your personal or work schedule, I am giving you the most current update.  Once you sign up and register online, they will communicate the nature of the recovery work going on now.  You can go on your own, or we have tentative plans to go around mid to lte September.

Hurricane Dorian caused several tornadoes and a lot of damage to some parts of the Outer Banks. Continue to pray for people who were affected by Dorian and for our volunteers. Right now we have set up and are doing recovery out of Atlantic, NC to serve Cedar Island, which had lots of flooding.  We are working out of Atlantic Missionary Baptist Church. We also have a logistic, chaplain and admin team.

We have also set up a mass feeding and recovery site at Cape Hatteras (staying at Cape Hatteras Baptist Church) to serve Hatteras and Ocracoke areas. Kitchen 3 unit is cooking today on Hatteras (food is being taken by boat over to Ocracoke). Recovery is also there. We have logistic, chaplain and admin teams there.

We have 4 large shower units, laundry units (3 of them), generators and water takers units all serving on Ocracoke right now. We are working today to set up recovery operations on Ocracoke.

To sign up to help, go to https://baptistsonmission.org/Dorian

As you pray, pray for those who were affected by the storm. Pray for God's protection and comforting hand upon their lives. Pray for wisdom, strength and sensitivity on the part of those who are responding.

 

If you know of anyone interested in assisting us or joining in our work, PLEASE pass on any information that could be helpful.  If you have questions please feel free to call or email me….

 

 

Phil Rhynerson

336-821-3205

phil@greenstreet.org

 

 

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