Latest Posts: Disaster Response

7 Aug 2019: ACS Responds to Mass Shooting – El Paso and Dayton

Update – August 8, 2019 The Family Assistance Center in El Paso has been serving those affected by the shooting. Yesterday, the Center helped over 200 people. The city officials informed the leadership within the…

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3 Jan 2019: Emotional & Spiritual Care Session at NAD

The first ACS Emotional & Spiritual Care session at the North American Division headquarters was held on December 11-12, 2018. It was conducted by W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS Disaster Response Director. Twenty-six pastors, lay…

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21 Aug 2018: ACS Offers Emotional & Spiritual Care Session in Rwanda

Our first ACS Emotional and Spiritual Care class outside of the North American Division was conducted last week in Rwanda. The ‘Assisting Individuals in Crisis’ course was taught by W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS Disaster Response Director, in the city of Kigali from August 13-15. A few months ago ADRA Rwanda reached out to us…

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28 Jun 2018: ACS Responds to Hawaii Volcano Situation

The Hawaii Conference hosted a ACS Emotional and Spiritual Care session this week in the aftermath of the volcanic eruption that has devastated hundreds of homes and property. Thirty-five pastors and lay members took advantage…

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22 Jun 2016: ACS DR Team Renders Support to Orlando Victims

The NAD ACS Disaster Response Team is currently in Orlando to assist the conference and local leaders on how to best help the community coping in the aftermath of the mass shooting tragedy. W. Derrick Lea, NAD ACS DR director, has reached out to various conferences and organizations such as the Florida Conference, Southeastern Conference,…

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