Volunteer Efforts

Volunteer Efforts | Feb. 18 2021

Southern Baptist churches, Dallas faith groups help shelter homeless Texans during deep freeze

Several Texas churches are serving as warming shelters after a spike in the state’s power grid put millions in the dark and without heat.…

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Volunteer Efforts | Jan. 30 2021

Refugees in South Africa overcome fear to seek faith in Jesus Christ

In a pitch-black room, David and Julie Yngsdal sat down to study the Bible with David and Zawadi, a refugee couple. The Yngsdals serve with the…

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Volunteer Efforts | Dec. 21 2020

Harvest Community Charities distributes Christmas food boxes to needy in Jefferson County

Volunteers from 11 churches lined up early today (Dec. 21) at Sixth Avenue Baptist Church, Birmingham, to receive food boxes for distribution…

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Volunteer Efforts | Dec. 3 2020

Soup, soap and socks: Volunteers bring cheer to ill students

When Nanci Bramson’s daughter tested positive for the coronavirus while far away at school in Michigan, it threw a fright into the Washington,…

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Volunteer Efforts | Dec. 3 2020

Churches, Operation Christmas Child adapt to provide shoebox gifts amid pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Debbie Smith of Walden Chapel Baptist Church, Danville, began sewing face masks to give to family and friends.…

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Volunteer Efforts | Nov. 20 2020

Global Christian community called to help Armenian evangelicals serve refugees

Global Christian leaders are calling on believers worldwide to respond to the expansive and ongoing need of more than 150,000 Armenian refugees…

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Volunteer Efforts | Nov. 4 2020

Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers called out once again following Hurricane Zeta

Mark Wakefield says Alabama Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers have been working steadily for a long time as hurricane after hurricane has pounded…

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Volunteer Efforts | Sep. 16 2020

Update: Romar Beach Baptist Church, Camp Baldwin receive extensive damage as Hurricane Sally makes landfall; Alabama cleanup begins

Romar Beach Baptist Church in Orange Beach and Camp Baldwin in Elberta each sustained significant damage as Hurricane Sally made landfall in…

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Volunteer Efforts | Aug. 18 2020

Missionaries gain access to Amazon’s Indigenous peoples despite pandemic

When the first COVID-19 cases hit Brazil in March, the government agency in charge of protecting the country’s Indigenous peoples, the National…

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Volunteer Efforts | Jul. 6 2020

IMB urges caution while encouraging sustained commitment to missions

International Mission Board senior leaders are urging Southern Baptists to use extreme caution if they are considering overseas missions travel…

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