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Category: California Fires

Church members minister to wildfire evacuees in Clovis

When Pastor Shawn Beaty and his congregation began helping evacuees of the Creek Fire near Fresno, he had no idea it would “grow and spin bigger” than he could have ever imagined by serving as many as 2,000 families in one week.

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California churches responding to needs during wildfires

“One of California Southern Baptists’ best resources is our local churches,” Mike Bivins, director of the CSBC office of disaster relief, said. “Many of our churches located near the fires are preparing and responding to the immediate needs of evacuees by providing water, snacks, gift cards, temporary evacuation points and coordinating with other organizations active in disaster.”

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