United Methodist Committee on Relief

Training Calendar

UMCOR offers training to local churches, districts and conferences to prepare God’s people to respond when disaster strikes a community. The courses on this calendar represent some of the training opportunities available through UMCOR. 

To attend an already-scheduled training, please contact the person listed with that particular event. 

UMCOR provides training for Early Response Teams; however, United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) coordinates these volunteers. If you’re interested in participating in a short-term volunteer team, please contact your jurisdictional or conference UMVIM coordinatorVisit the Jurisdictional websites for the most up to date information: Northeastern | Southeastern | North Central | South Central | Western

For information about scheduling a training event in your area, email or call Amelia Mendizabal, 212-870-3892 or Greg Forrester212-870-3563.



16 - Early Response Training
Conference: New England
Location: Wesley UMC, 80 Beacon St., Framingham, MA, 9 am - 4:30 pm

20-21 Disaster Case Management Training
Conference: Mississippi
Location: Asbury United Methodist Church, 225 W College Ave, Holly Springs, MS

30 - Connecting Neighbors, Module 1- Ready Congregants
Conference:  New York
Location: Hampton Bays United Methodist Church, 158 West Montauk Highway, Hampton Bays, NY 11946 


5-6 -  ERT Train-the-Trainer
Conference: South Carolina
Location: Virginia Wingard Memorial United Methodist Church, 1500 Broad River Road, Columbia, South Carolina

6 - Early Response Training 
Conference: New York
Location: Westbury United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave E # 3, Westbury, New York

6 - Early Response Training
Conference: Texas 
Location: First United Methodist Church of Mineola, 612 N. Newsom, Mineola, Texas

13- Early Response Training
Conference: Susquehanna
Location: Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 908 South Main Street, Towanda, PA 

19-20 - ERT Train-the-Trainer
Jurisdiction: Western
Location: First United Methodist Church of Ontario, CA

20-21-Emotional and Spiritual Care Training
Conference: Central Texas
Location: Salado United Methodist Church, 650 Royal Street, Salado, TX


2- Early Response Training
Conference: Western North Carolina 
Location: China Grove United Methodist Church, 110 W Church St, China Grove, NC 28023

10-13 - Disaster Response Academy
Jurisdiction: North Eastern
Location: Asbury Camp and Retreat Center, Silver Lake, NY

16 - Early Response Training
Conference: Western North Carolina
Location: Boger City United Methodist, 2320 E Main St, Lincolnton, NC 28092

16 - ERT Training
Conference: Upper New York
Location: Mayville United Methodist Church, 81 South Erie St., Mayville, NY 14757
Phone: (716) 753-7532

16-17-Emotional and Spiritual Care Training
Conference: Central Texas 
Location: First United Methodist Church Hurst, 521 W. Pipeline Rd, Hurst, TX 

23 - ERT Training
Conference: Upper New York
Location: Livonia United Methodist Church, 21 Summers St., Livonia, NY, 14487
Phone: (716) 753-7532

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