Rev. Josh Baird is the Director for Disciples Volunteering, a ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with emphasis on missions and service and a particular focus on disaster response. Prior to his ministry with Disciples Volunteering, Josh served churches in Madison, IN and Mason, OH. In 2006, he moved to Louisiana and was called to coordinate the denomination’s first-ever domestic disaster response mission, serving with communities impacted by Hurricane Katrina. Over the next five years, Josh’s role with Disciples Volunteering grew and expanded. During this time, he also served as Chaplain with Canon Hospice. Josh became the Director for Disciples Volunteering in January 2011. Later that year, his wife, Rev. Laura Fitt-Baird was called as Pastor with First Christian Church in Medina, Ohio, where they live with their three children.