New Scientology brochure tells how 600 Scientology Volunteer Ministers who responded to the 2004 tsunami changed the course of the movement.
For the Scientology Volunteer Ministers who responded to the 2004 tsunami, it evokes a time of heartbreak, disaster and bringing hope where there once was only despair.
The day after Christmas in 2004, towering walls of water 98 feet (30 meters) high crashed down on the villages and cities that line the coasts of Indonesia, eastern India, Thailand and Sri Lanka, killing more than 230,000.
2013 marks the 10th anniversary of the launch of the Volunteer Ministers Cavalcades, making the help of the Volunteer Minister available to communities the world over.
The Volunteer Minister program was developed in 1976. Observing the rapid decline of morality and ethics of the late 1960s and 1970s and soaring crime and drug abuse, L. Ron Hubbard initiated the program to provide tools anyone could use to improve the quality of life for his family, friends and community.
Ten years of unconditional help by Scientology Volunteer Ministers around the world.
The work of the Scientology Volunteer Ministers who served at GroundZero in the months following 9/11 served as a model and inspiration for a movement that now spans the globe.
The Scientology Volunteer Ministers who served at Ground Zero in the months following 9/11 set a standard for disaster response and inspired a movement that carried forward for the past decade, as evidenced by the work of Volunteer Ministers at disaster sites on six continents between 2007 and 2009.