Volunteer Efforts


National | Mar. 27 2019

Illinois legislature to vote on LGBT history education for K-12 school

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — The Illinois state Senate could soon vote on a measure that would require K-12 public schools in the state to teach LGBT... [READ MORE]

Africa | Mar. 26 2019

Hundreds dead in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe after tropical cyclone Idai

Tropical Cyclone Idai brought torrential rain and wind as it made landfall near Beira City, Mozambique, in southeast Africa. Hundreds are confirmed... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 8 2019

‘The number of deaths has touched people deeply’: Disaster relief efforts wrapping up in Lee County as community turns to long-term recovery

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist As volunteers and donations poured into Lee County following a deadly tornado outbreak on March... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 7 2019

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall encourages generosity, urges vigilance when donating to storm aid

Alabama Attorney General Steven Marshall is warning the public to exercise caution before giving money to assist victims of the tornadoes that... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Mar. 5 2019

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief aids in recovery and cleanup in Beauregard and other areas hit by March 3 tornadoes

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief strategist Mark Wakefield said teams worked throughout the day... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 20 2019

FBC Wetumpka picking up the pieces after tornado hits church, surrounding community

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Some 500 members and friends of First Baptist Church Wetumpka packed the Wetumpka Civic Center... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 8 2019

Hungry for community: ABDR chaplains minister to California wildfire survivors while chainsaw teams serve in Florida

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief (ABDR) teams may have been on opposite sides of the country in... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Jan. 7 2019

Alabama football players give boost to local ministry

Alabama running back Josh Jacobs and three other Crimson Tide football players provided a pleasant surprise for a 13-year-old boy while delivering... [READ MORE]

Alabama | Oct. 12 2018

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief assists after Hurricane Michael

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist In the small southern Alabama town of Cottonwood, the steeple of Cottonwood First Baptist Church... [READ MORE]

Baptist News | Oct. 11 2018

Florida panhandle hit hard, Southeast Alabama receives significant damage from Hurricane Michael

By Carrie Brown McWhorter The Alabama Baptist Hurricane Michael made landfall along the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 hurricane shortly after... [READ MORE]

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