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Help and Hope: Disaster Preparedness and Response Tools for Congregations

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Joplin. Aurora. New York/New Jersey. Newtown. Whether the disaster is natural or created by humans, churches respond by providing sanctuary, hope, and practical aid. Pulled from accounts of lay persons and "pastors in disasters," Help and Hope provides practical applications for nonprofessionals and volunteers from faith communities who want to help prepare for and respond ...more
Paperback, 163 pages
Published April 1st 2014 by Chalice Press (first published January 30th 2014)
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Robert D. Cornwall
Every time there's a disaster the affected community must discern a path forward. There is the immedate need to get people to safety, make sure everyone is accounted for, and emergency supoort provided. Then there's the long term question of recovery. The faith community is often at the forefront of these efforts. They provide financial support, volunteers, and moral support. They can be helpful or hindrances. The key, it would seem, is to be prepared to help and to provide hope.

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