Bring Help, Hope and Healing


July 31, 2018        

The ash out teams have left La Veta. The work was very successful, finding items of the homeowners that God protected from the fire, i.e. old photos, a lady’s wedding ring, coins, dog tags. The work ended when the rains caused flooding and made much of the mountain unsafe for any more work.

The teams have now relocated to Canon City to help with mud out and some teams will go to Snyder, CO for tornado recovery.

Please keep our teams in prayer. Colorado could definitely use a break from disasters.

Thank you, Volunteers, for allowing God to use you to Bring Help, Hope and Healing!


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Make checks payable to:
Colorado Baptist General Convention
7393 S. Alton Way
Centennial CO, 80112
Memo: Disaster Relief

Our Ministry:

The Colorado Baptist Disaster Relief ministries are comprised of approximately 450 volunteers from all over the state who

are committed to sharing the hope of Jesus with those whose lives have been impacted by disasters.

Our specialized areas of ministry include: chainsaw, flood recovery/mud out, ash out, food preparation, chaplaincy, shower unit, and communication unit.

We exist to serve others in the name of Jesus Christ in times of disaster.

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Attention: Great news for all DR Volunteers!
Effective immediately we have a new lower fee structure.

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Future Trainings and Online Registration

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Colorado & Wyoming Volunteers:

First Time Attendees and volunteers needing to re-credential, fill out the full downloadable packet for your state and bring it to your training location. If you are current on your credentials and are coming to refresh or add units, fill out the Units Only packet. This will shorten your time at the registration desk.

DO NOT sign the bottom of the Personal/Medical Form !!!!
(you will sign a copy of it on each deployment at check-in)

Basic Information on Training as a CBDR Volunteer

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • An active attender of an SBC church in their state

  • Be credentialed every 3 years (see below)

  • Have a completed Personal/Medical Information packet on file at state office
  • Show proof of Health Insurance card at deployment

Online Preregistration Preferred-CREDIT CARD & PAY AT THE DOOR (see trainings list below)

Other ways to Preregister (ONLY CASH or CHECK AT THE DOOR)

  • Colorado Volunteers
    Contact Rhonda Nanney: or 720.372.7302
  • Wyoming Volunteers:
    Contact: or 307.472.4087

Weekend Schedule

For First Time & Re-credentialing

5:30-6:15PM Registration
Involving So. Baptists in DR

For Adding/Refreshing Units(Credentialed Only)
7:45-8:30AM Registration

For All Attendees
8:30-11:30AM Training Units
Lunch Provided
12:30-4:00PM Training Units

Trainings May Vary

Saturday Units
          Mass Feeding
          DAC (Disaster Relief Assistance)
          Assessment (must have attended Mud or Ash-Out Units first)
          Driving Requirements (CBDR vehicle/trailer)
          Chainsaw (work boots required)

  • First Time Attendees                                                                            $40
    Includes:   Background check (required)
    Friday Evening Involving So. Baptists in DR (required)
    At least 1 Unit on Saturday (required)
    First DR t-shirt, mesh hat & badge
  • Re-credentialing DR Volunteers (required every 3 years)                   $20
    Includes:  Background check (required)
    Friday Evening Involving So. Baptists in DR (required)
    At least 1 Unit on Saturday (required)
    Updated badge
  • Adding or Refreshing Units                                                                 $15
    (for credentialed volunteers who just want to add or refresh units)
  • SUVs (Spontaneous Unaffiliated Volunteers)                                      $30
    Includes:   Background check (required)
    Friday Evening Involving So. Baptists in DR (required)
    At least 1 Unit on Saturday (required)
    (SUVs do not receive credentialing but will be able to work on certain deployments
    under the supervision of a SBDR team lead.)

Colorado Baptist Disaster Relief, 7393 S. Alton Way Centennial, CO 80112-2302  720.372.7302

Dennis Belz–State Director                                         Rhonda Nanney – Ministry Assistant

More Information

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