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The Carpenter's Hope
This workshop will address a wide range of issues as it relates to the underfunded homeowner and worship center in their attempts to recover from natural disasters. With the increase in natural disasters this community continues to grow each season. We will discuss the difference between disaster response and disaster recovery. Discover what happens to this broad community once the first responders’ mission is complete and they must resort, in many cases, to moving into unsafe and unhealthy homes or abandon them. In the end, focus on the extreme need for the church to respond to the needs in the work of disaster recovery and present a strategy in the formation of a partnership between TCH and NBCA.

Day 1 June 28
• Natural disasters are a reality that every congregation and individual may face
• The cause and need for long term disaster recovery to assist the underfunded community
• Recognizing the plight of underfunded homeowners and churches in their attempt to recover following extreme natural disasters and offer an understanding of the challenges they face when first responders depart
• How to focus a ministry to the underfunded community
• Consider this as a called mission of the church and God’s people

Day 2 June 29
Develop an understanding of:
• The process of Identifying communities in need, homes and churches that need and will accept assistance
• Understand the focus on working on “substantially structurally sound” buildings
• Assess project needs and capabilities of skilled/unskilled teams to provide the solution
• Understanding disaster damage and deferred maintenance issues
• Projecting costs and team needs

Day 3 June 30
Explore how a partnership between the National Baptist Convention of America and The Carpenter’s Hope will:
• Expand NBCA’s current great ministry of Disaster Response
• Implementing Long Term Disaster Recovery
• Training is available from The Carpenter’s Hope in person and virtually and more.
Jun 29, 2022 10:00 AM
Jun 30, 2022 10:00 AM
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