Disaster Relief Training – April 20-21

There has been an incredible response from our members to help those in the community that were victims of the recent Tornado but we still need volunteers for our Disaster Relief team.

If you are interested in joining the Hickory Grove team and getting trained for Disaster Relief you can register online at the Baptist on Mission website for the next training certification which is April 20 & 21 in Union County.

Training consists of a 2 day orientation to the Disaster Relief ministry which includes history, policies, procedures, and technical training in the field you choose. There are many fields to choose from when you register.

  • Schedule: Check-in begins at 2:30 on Friday. Classes from 4:30 – 10 p.m. Classes finish on Saturday by 3 p.m. If you cannot arrive for class on Friday by 5:15 p.m. please choose another date and location to participate.
  • Accommodations: 3 meals (Fri. supper, Sat. breakfast and lunch). This is an OVERNIGHT training. Participants will sleep at the facility/church dormitory style, men and women separated. Bring your cot/air mattress (no doubles) and anything you need for sleeping. We do NOT provide sleep gear, only space! Showers provided.
  • Age 18+. Recovery 15+ With Parent.
  • Cost for Basic Training: $40, includes training manual, hat, shirt, id badge, mirror hanger and 3 meals. NON-REFUNDABLE. Credit Card/Checks accepted.
  • Note: The training is designed to be as realistic as possible. Flexibility is key to having a good experience. Please do not register for this training if you cannot stay for the entire event. 
  • To Register: Click on the links below to register for the region where you prefer to train. Complete registration for each participant. Participants registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Training class size is limited.
  • The remaining training dates this year are as follows:

Hickory Grove Baptist Church partners with the North Carolina Baptist Men for our disaster relief efforts.  The North Carolina Baptist Men is the largest Baptist relief unit in the nation.  They have a wonderful reputation for assistance and have been used in disaster relief and recovery all over the world.

One of the first steps in partnering with NC Baptist Men is for them to train volunteers.  The training allows volunteers to become versed in disaster relief efforts and eventually to receive training in such areas as food preparation, recovery and building efforts, childcare, administration and communications. The more trained volunteers we have as a church the more opportunities we will have to respond to not only the disasters in future catastrophic events.

Please take this opportunity to sign up!



  1. Billy Sellers says:

    Hello, My name is Billy Sellers. I go to Hickory Grove Main and I ‘am going to take my Disaster Relief Training Basic . For Union County N.C in April. I just can Wait for this…

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