Oklahoma Recovery

“Loving Oklahoma” is a gathering of Faith Based Volunteers who are committed to being the hands and feet of Christ in the areas of Oklahoma affected by recent tornadoes.

Texas Baptist Disaster Recovery is partnering with World Vision, Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and several churches in the Moore/Shawnee area of Oklahoma to rebuild homes in Steelman Estates, a mobile home community where over 100 mobile homes were destroyed by tornadoes. Most people living in this area did not have insurance. Through “Loving Oklahoma,” volunteers will be involved in a variety of projects in five different areas of Oklahoma to assist those that have been affected by recent tornadoes. World Vision is providing building materials, but experienced builders (and teachable amateurs) are needed now!

Spring Break Dates: March 10-15 or March 17-22, 2014 (dates are flexible – groups are welcome to come any time between these dates)

Can’t Come During Spring Break? Not a problem! Simply select the “Loving OK Additional Dates” option on your registration form and call us – we will help you find a time that works well for everyone.

Registration (each team member will need to complete the form & pay the registration fee):
$15 per person
Cost includes a Loving OK T-shirt, volunteer insurance, and a background check.
Once your registration is received, we will contact you with instructions. Click on the GO button below to register.


Church of the Harvest
6800 N. Bryant Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK
Phone: 405.478.7373

Breakfast and dinner served Tuesday through Sunday, no meals Sunday or Monday.

Cost: $25 per person, per night ($20 on Sunday, Monday. There is a $100 per person suggested donation for groups which choose to utilize COH’s group leadership without housing at their facility.

Click here (PDF document) for the complete Church of the Harvest Housing Policy
There are a number of other options, as well – we can connect you with another local church for room and board, or provide you with a list of local options, if you prefer to secure your own housing and food.

What we will be doing: Occasional demolition, rebuilding, community beautification, and renewal projects.

For more information contact Marla Bearden at or (214) 828-5382 or Gerald Davis at or (214) 828-5392.