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 Valley View Church of the Nazarene424

42338 30th Street West      Lancaster, CA 93536 

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PARADISE CAMP FIRES:

HOW YOU CAN HELP

GIVING

A Paradise Camp Fire Relief Fund is now established through the Sacramento District Office to help with relief efforts and support costs at both centers, and to assist displaced families

with immediate and long term needs. Please indicate whether this is a love offering for the Lloyd Family or the relief centers. Contributions can be made:

 

1) by check, payable to Sacramento District Church of the Nazarene with a memo for the Paradise Camp Fire Relief to 6235 S. Walnut Street, Suite 200, Loomis, CA, 95650, or

2) online. Please include Paradise Camp Fire Relief in the comment box of the online payment page.

VOLUNTEER WITH LOCAL NAZARENE CHURCHES

Chico East Ave. Church: WebsiteFacebook, make a financial contribution, or sign up to volunteer here

OroNaz Church: Website or Facebook


To make all other donations please confirm with Pastor Ron Zimmer that the items you are donating are actually needed at:ron@eastavechurch.org, (530) 591-5237.

To volunteer or make donations go to the above links or please contact:

Kenn Bishop - kenn@oronaz.org; (530) 370-7133, or

Shane Heldman - shane@oronaz.org

LIVING ARRANGEMENTS

Do you or someone you know have living space, a self contained travel trailer or Recreational Vehicle that could be used for mid to long-term housing while people are settling insurance issues and/or in need of temporary housing, with understood legal arrangements in an approved location? If so, please submit your contact information to the Sacramento District Office including, name-address-contact info-specific living space or vehicle dimensions at: sacdist@sacnaz.org, or

(915) 652-1193, ext.2.

UPDATES

SOUTH WALNUT STREET UPDATE - 11/13/18

Thank you for your continued prayers and concern on behalf of those who have been impacted by the Paradise Camp Fire, as well those who are serving to support and care for the fire victims and evacuees.

The evacuation centers at the Chico East Ave. and Oroville Nazarene Churches are still at capacity, with approximately 700 evacuees combined being served. Donations of labor and various resources are still needed but should be confirmed directly with each site before sending or delivering (see above).

FAMILY & BUILDING UPDATE

It is now confirmed that Paradise Pastor Lloyd Tremain's home in Magalia (north of Paradise) was destroyed. Pastor Lloyd and his family are currently residing with family in Sacramento. According to Pastor Lloyd, other than one family member of his, it appears that all those in the Paradise Church congregation have lost their homes.

Based on very rough footage of a YouTube video, the front of the main building of the Paradise Church is still standing, but the condition of the back side or interior of the main building is unknown at this time. It has been confirmed that the second building of the church which houses the youth center and compassionate ministry has been destroyed by the fire.

FINALLY:

We are grateful that because of the generosity and labor of so many local churches, that over 1,200 Crisis Care Kits have been delivered to the two evacuation centers listed above. Crisis Care Kits contain personal hygiene items for the immediate needs of those in the evacuation centers.

 

Rev. Steve Scott, District Superintendent

Sacramento District Church of the Nazarene