UMCOR

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.


2014

July

18-19 Early Response Team Train-the-Trainer
Conference: North Carolina
Contact: Ann Huffman at 919/610-8018 or anns.huffman@gmail.com

August

2 Basic Early Response Team Training (ERT)
Conference: North Carolina
Location: Harbor UMC, Wilmington, NC
Contact: Ann Huffman at 919/610-8018 or anns.huffman@gmail.com

9 Basic Early Response Team Training (ERT)
Conference: Upper New York
Location: Newark Valley UMC, Newark Valley, NY
Register at: Newark Valley UMC – nvumc@juno.com, Jan Laughlin – janlaughlin3@gmail.com OR Susan Spear – geospear@citilink.net

16 - Ministry of Caring Training
Conference: North Georgia
Location: Alpharetta UMC, Alpharetta, GA
Contact: Rev. Chip Wilson at 706/253-2100 or chip.wilson@ngumc.net

September

18 - ERT Training
Conference: Desert Southwest 
Location: Chino Valley UMC, Chino Valley, AZ. 8-4 PM.  $30 covers manual, lunch, background check  
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert.  
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. polly@ix.netcom.com

20 - Basic Early Response Team Training (ERT)
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: St. John’s UMC, Kingman, AZ
Contact: Polly Turner at Polly@ix.netcom.com

20-22 - Basic Care Team and Care Team Leader Training
Conference: East Ohio
Location: East Ohio Conference Office, 8800 Cleveland Ave., North Canton, OH 44720
Contact William Sutherin at 330/426-9608 or william_sutherin@att.net

October

4 - Basic Early Response Team Training (ERT)
Conference: North Georgia
Location: Cummings First UMC, 770 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040; Phone: 770/887-2900
Contact: Mike Yoder at yoderjm@yahoo.com

17-18 - Spiritual & Emotional Care Class
Conference: Wisconsin
Location: the Wesley UMC Sheboygan Wisconsin
To register, contact: Pastor Ann Bullis- pkumom2@aol.com - 920-395-2160 or Tom Rossmiller- tomarossmiller@centurytel.net - 262-642-3727

25 - Advanced ERT Training and Badge Renewal
Conference: Desert Southwest 
Location: Chino Valley UMC, Chino Valley, AZ. 1-5 PM. Free. 
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. polly@ix.netcom.com  

November

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

Disaster Response Disaster Training