I AM Ready™ Preparedness Conference

Be #IAMReady. Join ADRN for 3 days of workshops, exhibitors, Nationally-recognized keynotes, and more to equip families and individuals before disaster. Sept 27-29, 2018 in Austin, Tx. Visit adrn.org/conference for tickets. Buy early and save!

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IGNITE | HOPE Advances

IGNITE Austin | HOPE Advances is coming! ADRN’s HOPE Prayer Room is excited to announce that Corey Stark and his team will be back in Austin to help build our prayer room community for in and outside times of disaster. Join us!

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Urban Shield

Urban Shield is a Full Scale City-Wide Disaster Simulation scheduled to be held in Austin, Texas. Register through ADRN in order to be the first 1,000 volunteers to participate in the first event of its kind in the state of Texas! For more information on the event details and how to register, click here.

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Training Newsletter Archives

          SHOP ADRN ONLINE Prepare ahead of time for your scheduled training courses. Find preparedness items, christian books, training materials and literature, and ADRN apparel. Start Shopping > TRAINING NEWSLETTER ARCHIVES Click the below links to view an online version of our archived training newsletters.  Training Newsletter May 2014: Reminder Dates Training Newsletter May 2014 Training Newsletter April 2014     NEED HELP? NEW TO ADRN? Let our staff or an assigned DRC (Disaster Relief Coordinator) help walk you through our registration process. Our team can help you identify the training pathway that best fits your interests, talents and gifts as well as your level of participation with ADRN. For questions or concerns, please write Sharon at sharon@adrntx.org.      

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ADRN Training: Suitable for Daily Disasters

by Michael Tummillo  |  Founder, The Church @ Work Feb 17, 2014  I’ve served as a Workplace Chaplain – a Circuit Preacher – for nearly 8 years, my ministry originally being directed toward the over 500 employees for a Texas nursing home chain scattered from Baird to Sherman, Itasca to Grand Saline and points in-between. As the years have passed, an increasing amount of my ministry has begun to include the Residents at these facilities, too, often called to my attention by the staff who’ve come to know me. These employees consist of low-income individuals, in most cases. Many of the Residents are poor people, too. I’ve come to see this mountain of poverty-stricken folks as nothing less than another brigade of soldiers in the Lord’s Army, in need of equipping and encouragement. The training I’ve received through the Austin Disaster Relief Network (ADRN) has been a great “tool” in my toolbox since my affiliation with ADRN. Last Thanksgiving, preferring to serve at a church dinner rather than just stuff my own face, I contacted the Salvation Army in Brownwood and asked if they needed assistance. I wound up going to their Thanksgiving dinner along with ten people from my…

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