CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 31, 2020 – With protests taking place in cities across the country, the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (RRT) sent a team of crisis-trained chaplains into its own community of Charlotte, beginning Sunday afternoon.
“We have deployed chaplains to crises all over the world and now we have a crisis in the backyard of our headquarters in Charlotte. God is the ultimate healer and our chaplains have now responded in their community with a ministry of presence, offering peace and hope in a dark and difficult time,” said Jack Munday, international director of the RRT.
With more than 10 chaplains ministering in downtown Charlotte, Sunday, another team of 12 RRT chaplains has been responding in Minneapolis, Minnesota, since Thursday to support the community experiencing a time of crisis surrounding the death of George Floyd.
For more information on the ministry, including videos, photos, news articles and an interactive map of former and current deployments, visit BillyGraham.org/RRT. Updates can also be found at Facebook.com/RRTChaplains.
the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team:
The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team was developed by Franklin Graham and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. It has since grown into an international network of chaplains in the U.S., U.K., Canada and Australia who are specifically trained to deal with crisis situations. They have deployed to more than 450 disaster sites across the globe, including shootings, floods, hurricanes, wildfires and tornadoes.
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