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Here's the OKC Scout team

Here's the OKC Scout team

A ministry of Evergreen Baptist Church of San Gabriel Valley
Working with Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity April 27 - May 4Click hereif you would like to support us. The Tornado Outbreak of May 20, 2013 A tornado outbreak occurred during the afternoon and evening hours of May 20, 2013 and was the last day of a three-day stretch of significant severe weather. This event also produced the most deadly and devastating tornado of the year for Oklahoma and the United States. Several supercell thunderstorms developed during the early afternoon of May 20th along a dryline in central Oklahoma. One of these storms developed near Chickasha and rapidly intensified, producing a tornado which touched down at 2:56 PM CDT on the west side of Newcastle. The tornado became violent within minutes, then tracked east-northeastward across the city of Moore and parts of south Oklahoma City for about 40 minutes before finally dissipating near Lake Stanley Draper. The tornado caus…

New destination, same goal

Oklahoma City here we come!

2013 marked the official end of our trips to Biloxi, MS, but our hearts are always with them. Members of our team have facebooked, communicated and visited Mississipi, and we have made heartfelt friends from our experience in Habitat.

But 9 years after Hurricane Katrina's destruction hit the shores of the Gulf Coast, we have decided to turn our attention to another region of the US, Tornado Alley.

2013 saw the impact of tornado destruction in Moore, OK, only a few miles from downtown Oklahoma City (OKC) We will be sending an exploratory team to investigate building relationships with faith-based relief providers to this region.

Since this will be our first trip to the region, we will be taking "veterans" of previous relief trips to help prayerfully evaluate our opportunities to serve.

Is our goal specifically to serve tornado victims? 
No, not exclusively. Our goal is to serve God by serving people wherever He calls.

While we are responding to …