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Brethren Disaster Ministries Updates

Teams of volunteers from the Shenandoah District will be making at least 11 trips to Brethren Disaster Ministries project sites in 2018, helping rebuild communities damaged by hurricanes, floods and fires. Confirmed projects are in South Carolina and Missouri; other sites may be added during the year. All expenses are paid for the volunteer crew members, and transportation is provided. The teams generally leave on Sundays, put in a week's work and return home on Saturdays. Click here for a poster to display on the church bulletin board or to include in your congregation's newsletter. Join our team.


Join the Work of Brethren Disaster Ministries

Every volunteer is required to complete this registration form (revised as of July 2016) for each day he or she works on-site.

To request an electronic, fillable form, send your request and email address to the District Office at Please note "BDM Form" in the subject line.

The Disaster Ministries Coordinating Team encourages volunteers to contact Jerry Ruff at 540-447-0306; Henry Elsea, 540-271-1533; or Galen Halterman, 540-256-9356, for details and to sign up.

2018 Disaster Ministries Schedule

Date Location Workers Needed
Jan. 21-27 South Carolina 8 volunteers
Feb. 11-17   South Carolina   15
March 25-31 Missouri    8
April 29-May 5        Lumberton, N.C.    15
June 10-16 South Carolina 8
July 15-21 South Carolina    15
Aug. 12-18 South Carolina         15
Sept. 23-29 Project 1 8
Oct. 21-27 Lumberton, N.C. 15
Dec. 2-8 Project 1 8













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