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Associational Leadership:
Director: Keith Coffman

Selected Activities:House Built on Gulf coast of MississippiHouse being built on Mississippi Gulf coast

In sixteen days our Baptist Builders completed a house on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Sixty-four individuals from 10 churches participated  in all aspects of construction and support activities.

Landscape Work at Resource CenterLandscape work at Resource CenterSpecial thanks goes to a team of DR workers, Byron Henry, Greg Eads, and David Rhodes, who landscaped the grounds of the Resource Center. Shrubs were trimmed, plants moved and mulched, and a general clean up of the grounds and parking lot conducted.

Bunches Chapel AdditionOur Baptist Builders have been busy at Bunches Chapel working on the addition to the Fellowship Hall and at Bear Creek Baptist working on the new Sanctuary.

Storm clean up from the July/August storms has kept the team busy. Mud Out in Sugar TreeTornado damaged trees in Lexingtion
Pictures of Our Team At Work:  
Oklahoma TeamCleanup after Jackson TornadoPrayer Before Work (Oklahoma)Jackson Tornado Chainsaw TeamMissouri Ice Storm
Poplar Springs AdditionLabeling Buckets of Hope for HaitiRamp built by Baptist BuildersBuckets of HopeRock Hill Clean-up

Beech River Baptist Association Disaster Relief unit was awarded the Outstanding Unit for Call-Outs at the Disaster Relief Rally at Linden Valley. The unit also won the door prize -- a new chainsaw.Team Display at Rally
Team wins Outstanding Unit for Call-outsTeam wins a chainsaw at rally

Rick Taylor receives the 2008 Joel W. Phillips AwardRick Taylor  has been awarded the
2008 Joel W. Phillips award for Outstanding Achievement Award for Disaster Relief.
David Acres, Disaster Relief Director for the Tennessee Baptist Convention,
 presented the award in a special recognition service
May 24, 2009, at Sand Ridge Baptist Church.
This award is presented to the one individual in the Southern Baptist Convention
who best represented "Christ in the Crisis".
Thank you Rick for your outstanding leadership.

In 2014 Rick stepped down from the Director's Position, but is still very active and a valuable part of the Associational Team.

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