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Would you like to help? Volunteers needed on May 15-16, 2015.

If you are interested in helping clean up after the Bridge Creek tornado please you may register online on our Walk-up Volunteer page. If you would like to bring a Sunday school class or youth group you are welcome. The

Posted in Tornado, Volunteer Opportunity

Oklahoma Baptists Surpass 10,000 Meals Prepared for Disaster Relief; Continue to Clear Debris

Dennis Troyer with Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief unit works on cutting up a fallen tree in the Bridge Creek area. (Photo: David Crowell)

Disaster Relief volunteers with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) continue to serve storm victims in Oklahoma. According to Dave Karr, an official with the BGCO disaster relief, as of Tuesday, May 12, more than 10,000 meals have been

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Oklahoma Baptists prepared 6,950 meals to storm victims

The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma volunteers assess storm damage and offer a wide array of services at no cost to storm victims. (Photo: Bob Nigh)

OKLAHOMA CITY—Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief officials are continuing to receive requests for assistance related to the May 6 tornadoes in Central Oklahoma. According to Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief official Dave Karr, Oklahoma volunteers also had prepared

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Continues Serving Storm Victims

Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief volunteers serve meals on Thursday and Friday to victims and volunteer workers, at Snow Hill Baptist Church near Tuttle. (Photo: Brad Biddy)

TUTTLE–On Friday, May 8, Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers continued serving communities affected by the May 6 storms. To date, more than 80 volunteers have served more than 2,500 meals, in addition to other work that includes debris clean-up. According

Posted in Flood, Press Release, Tornado

Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief responding to storm damage in Bridge Creek, other areas

IMMEDIATE HELP: Oklahoma Baptist disaster relief volunteers, from left, Scott Cross, David Philpott and Paul Gustafson place tarps on the roof of a home in Bridge Creek following a tornado which swept through the area May 6. (Photo: Bob Nigh)

BRIDGE CREEK –As the May 6 storms devastated large parts of Central Oklahoma, volunteers with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief teams immediately responded to needs. According to BGCO disaster relief director, Sam Porter, the BGCO trained

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief Teams Assess Storm Damage, Prepare to Serve

NORMAN–Trained storm damage assessment teams with the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) disaster relief operation immediately surveyed storm-affected areas on May 6.   According to BGCO disaster relief director, Sam Porter, teams are assessing damage in Norman, Southwest Oklahoma

Posted in Tornado

Baptists Continue Disaster Response in Tulsa, other areas

A chain saw crew from the Northeastern Baptist Association works on removing a massive tree from a homeowner’s residence in Sand Springs. (Photo: Bob Nigh)

TULSA–Clean-up and feeding efforts by Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma (BGCO) disaster relief volunteers in the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metro area were expected to continue only through the weekend of March 28-29, according to BGCO disaster relief director Sam

Posted in Press Release, Tornado

Okla. Baptist DR helps tornado victims

Clay Steelman (Photo: Brian Hobbs)

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (BP) — Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers began preparing meals, clearing debris and repairing damaged homes today (March 27) after tornadoes swept across central and northeastern Oklahoma just two days earlier, killing at least one person. At

Posted in Tornado

DR teams respond to March 25 storms

Stan Bradley, Bridge Creek, checks his list as he works to call out assessors after the March 25 tornadoes that hit Moore and Sand Springs (Photo: Bob Nigh)

Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma disaster relief volunteers sprang into action immediately the evening of March 25 as deadly tornadoes swept across central and northeastern Oklahoma. Trained assessors and chaplains were out determining needs within the hour after tornadoes struck

Posted in Tornado

Oklahoma Baptists Disaster Relief Storm Assessors Spring to Action

Tornado forming West of Moore (Photo: Grant Bivens)

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma’s (BGCO) Disaster Relief teams have begun assessment of storms on Wednesday evening. According to Dave Karr, an official with the BGCO Disaster Relief Operation, the Rapid Response Assessment Team immediately responded

Posted in Press Release, Tornado
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