United Methodist Committee on Relief

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



25 – Advanced ERT Muck Out Training 
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: Chino Valley UMC.  8 AM - 12 PM. No fee but must pre-register.
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor.

25 - Advanced ERT Training and Badge Renewal
Conference: Desert Southwest 
Location: Chino Valley UMC, Chino Valley, AZ. 1-5 PM. Free. 
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor.  


15 - Basic Early Response Team Training (ERT)
Conference: West Ohio
Location: Aley UMC, 4143 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH 45431
Register at:
Contact Mary Blackstone at 800/437-0028 or

Disaster Response Disaster Training