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News – Disaster Relief

Around 150 people a day for four days found love and care after they were forced to evacuate their homes as a result of the Kincade Fire in Northern California. At least 17 of those also received eternal life.

The McDaniels make serving a priority in their retirement.

A group of local, church volunteers had finished a day of cleaning up and repairing damage to Immanuel Baptist Church, Ridgecrest, Calif., following a 6.4 earthquake on July 4. The next night, the 7.1 earthquake undid their hard work and then some.

Churches in Paradise and Magalia continue to minister after devastating fires

The Camp Fire virtually destroyed the towns of Paradise and Magalia, miraculously sparing the Southern Baptist churches there.

As late season fires continue to burn in both Southern and Northern California, California Southern Baptist Convention Disaster Relief teams are activated and partnering with churches and associations to be the “hands and feet of Jesus” during this crisis

California Southern Baptists have found themselves dispensing hope amid the death, destruction and weariness caused by more than a dozen wildfires burning across the state.

Members of First Bilingual Baptist Church serve their community.

California Southern Baptist Disaster Relief chaplaincy teams have begun providing spiritual and emotional counseling to survivors of Northern California’s Carr fire, which started on July 23 and rapidly grew over the weekend to consume more than 98,000 acres.

Deadly mudslides driven by intense rain evacuated Springs of Life Church Jan. 9, just a month after it served as a staging area for firefighters battling the massive Thomas wildfire. The Southern Baptist church sits just inside a mandatory evacuation area, according to the Santa Barbara County Joint Information Center, where walls of mud rushed parched, barren land unable to absorb sudden torrential rains before daybreak Jan. 9.