CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence
Disaster Response / Hurricane Florence / Newsroom

CBF Disaster Response begins assessing damage, planning response to Hurricane Florence

UPDATE 9/16/18 The following is a message from Rick Burnette, director of U.S. Disaster Response for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  CBF Disaster Response continues to monitor the ongoing effects of Tropical Depression Florence in the Carolinas as well as Virginia. In consultation with CBF of North Carolina and local congregations, Alan Williams, CBF’s Disaster Response Specialist, … Continue reading

CBF Disaster Response monitors Hurricane Florence forecast track
Disaster Response / Hurricane Florence

CBF Disaster Response monitors Hurricane Florence forecast track

The following is a message from Rick Burnette, director of U.S. Disaster Response for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship.  CBF Disaster Response is monitoring updates on the forecast track of Hurricane Florence with effects expected to extend from the coastal Carolinas and further inland including portions of the Mid-Atlantic states.  The storm’s expected impact includes strong … Continue reading

Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”
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Hurricane Harvey recovery—“doing what CBF is all about”

By Marv Knox / Fellowship Southwest ROSHARON, Texas—It’s 2:15 on a Thursday afternoon, and Butch Green is trying to figure out the correct pipe fitting for a prefabricated shower. That’s not in Green’s job description for Cooperative Baptist Fellowship field personnel. But it aligns with Green’s heart, which propels him to serve people who have … Continue reading

CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts
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CBF establishes Houston headquarters for long-term Harvey relief efforts

By Jeff Huett DECATUR, Ga. — South Main Baptist Church will serve as the base of operations for the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship’s Disaster Response work in Houston with CBF’s efforts also extending to other communities along the Texas Gulf Coast that are facing devastation from Hurricane Harvey. Steve Wells, pastor of South Main Baptist Church … Continue reading

Disaster Response / General CBF

Two communities need help for long term disaster recovery

Two communities devastated by recent disasters have begun “long term recovery” and need help. Since Hurricane Isaac inundated LaPlace, Louisiana with unprecedented flooding in August, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship has been working to help residents return to a “new normal.” After a tornado ripped through Hattiesburg, Mississippi on February 3, CBF, along with University Baptist Church … Continue reading