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  • N.C. Baptist DR still hard at work, planning for Puerto Rico

    October 2 2017 by Seth Brown, BR Content Editor | with 0 comments
    N.C. Baptist DR still hard at work, planning for Puerto Rico

    North Carolina Baptist Men is gearing up to “bring hope to a desperate situation” in the coming weeks as they organize disaster relief teams to serve Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The storm made landfall in Puerto Rico, sustaining winds above 150 miles per hour.

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  • Puerto Rico churches doing best to help, NAMB catalyst says

    September 29 2017 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Puerto Rico churches doing best to help, NAMB catalyst says

    More than a week after Puerto Rico suffered its greatest natural disaster, the condition of most of the Southern Baptist churches on the island is still unknown, a church planting catalyst on the island said. “The churches in the metropolitan area and some in the south (and southeast) ... are OK,” the church planting catalyst said.

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  • Church rallies after hurricane to serve Florida community

    September 28 2017 by Josie Bingham, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Church rallies after hurricane to serve Florida community

    Inside a gym with yellow walls, 200 volunteers form an assembly line. These helpers from First Baptist Church of Immokalee, Fla., are bagging food and cleaning supplies in the church’s gym because it’s one of the few buildings left standing after Hurricane Irma reduced the already-impoverished area to even less.

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  • As Harvey loomed, church prepared for town’s needs

    September 28 2017 by Kirsten McKimmey, Baptist General Convention of Texas | with 0 comments
    As Harvey loomed, church prepared for town’s needs

    Soon after Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas coast, pastor Mike Martin of First Baptist Church in Huffman made several visits around town, located 30 miles northeast of Houston, before the heavy rains hit the area. He stopped at the local volunteer fire department and told them the church was available if they needed help. ...

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  • Houston volunteers ‘put some legs’ on their faith

    September 27 2017 by Carmen K. Sisson, NAMB | with 0 comments
    Houston volunteers ‘put some legs’ on their faith

    Hurricane Harvey’s impact will be felt in this flood-weary state for many months to come as homeowners struggle to put their lives back together. Southern Baptist Disaster Relief crews remain on the scene, even as others deploy to Florida for Hurricane Irma response.

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