Severe and damaging storms, including 70-plus miles per hour winds, swept through central Oklahoma and other parts of the state on in the evening hours of Aug. 26.

Volunteers with Oklahoma Baptist Disaster Relief (DR) were providing assistance as soon as the very next morning, as trained assessors and chainsaw crews were in the field.

According to Don Williams, Oklahoma Baptist DR state director, teams helped clear debris, assess damage of homeowners’ properties, as well as offered assistance at church buildings that were storm-impacted, including Moore, First.

“The storms did not only affect the Oklahoma City Metro, but also parts of the state including Grove. Our DR volunteers immediately began giving attention to requests from homeowners,” Williams said. “We want to serve our neighbors in need, all in the Name of Jesus.”

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