From The Trussville Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER —The Foundry Ministries staff and board of directors is has announced Darrell Garrett as the ministry’s Chief Operating Officer.
Retired from a 30-year career in fire service, Garrett will now utilize his life-saving skills to assist men, women and families burdened by homelessness and addiction. Serving with fire and rescue teams in the Alabama communities of Homewood, Forestdale, Graysville and Birmingham, Garrett most recently held the positions of Fire Investigator/Inspector, Tactical Medic, Public Information Officer and Administrative Lieutenant in Homewood, where under his leadership the department’s Heavy Rescue Team was created. Garrett is also an ordained pastor and has served as a student pastor and counselor at several local churches.
“I’ve spent the first thirty years of my career saving lives and now I’m going to spend the next twenty saving lives but in a completely different way,” Garrett said. “I am certain that I’m where God wants me to be and look forward to transforming the lives of addicted men and women for His glory.”
For more information on The Foundry’s outreach services and their programs of Rescue, Recovery and ReEntry please visit foundryministries.com. For photos, interviews and other information, contact John Roland, Chief Development Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or (404) 545-8756.
About The Foundry Ministries:
An interdenominational, Christ-centered organization, The Foundry Ministries has demonstrated remarkable successes in restoring the lives of men and women battling drug, alcohol and other life-dominating addictions. The
Foundry’s inpatient Recovery and Re-Entry programs rebuild self-worth and spur spiritual growth through work readiness, study, counseling, discipline, faith and service. Our Rescue Program brings relief to those in need of
food, medical care and other necessities. This combination of service, assistance and empowerment has become a powerful formula in reshaping lives by the hands of God.