Orientation & Credentialing

Volunteer orientation is open to any member of a Southern Baptist church who is at least 18 years of age. Attending orientation does not obligate you to serve, but is necessary before serving. A Disaster Relief ID badge will be issued to those who complete orientation and a background check. Updating an expiring/expired badge requires EVERYONE to complete orientation and a background check; currently, every three (3) years.

Orientations and credentialing events may include feeding, chainsaw, mud-out/ash-out, shower/laundry, first aid, damage assessment, formstack, and blue cap training. Damage assessment, formstack and blue cap training are limited to returning team members who have completed prerequisites.


Southern Baptists interested in being a part of the Disaster Relief team can attend any event listed below. Due to COVID-19, the number of people who can attend is limited. If you plan on attending, it is mandatory that you pre-register!

Additionally, temperatures will be taken and masks must be worn. Your understanding is appreciated.

New Volunteers – $15.00
Returning volunteers needing badge – $10.00
BCM students – $10.00

Registration: 8:30 a.m.

Classes start: 9:00 a.m.

May 15, 2021

Muskogee, Southeast Baptist Church - 2511 East Hancock, 74403

August 28

Ponca City, First Baptist Church - 218 S. 6th, 74601

September 25

Owasso, Central Baptist Church - 9001 N. 145 E. Avenue, 74055

October 30

Okarche, DR Facility - 7180 NW Expressway, 73762

Additional Training Opportunities for currently badged team members

Equipment – CPR/First Aid

Classes start at 9:00 a.m. They will be held at the Disaster Relief Facility, 7180 NW Expressway, Okarche 73762. To register for equipment training email rdeatherageaaa@gmail.com

For CPR/First Aid email dknapp711@gmail.com  There is a $20.00  fee for this class.

  • February 23

  • March 13 (No CPR – equipment only)

  • April 17

  • May 20

  • June 12 (No CPR – equipment only)