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.



14-Early Response Training 
Conference: Memphis
Location: Northside United Methodist Church, 2571 N Highland Ave, Jackson, TN 38305

21- Early Response Training
Conference: Virginia
Location: Braddock Street United Methodist Church, 115 Wolfe Street, Winchester, VA

28-Early Response Training 
Conference: South Carolina
Location: St. John’s United Methodist Church, 321 South Oakland Avenue, Rock Hill, South Carolina 


4-Early Response Training
Conference: North Carolina
Location: Wrightsboro United Methodist Church, 3300 N. Kerr Ave., Wilmington, NC

7-Early Response Training
Conference: South Carolina
Location: Florence Civic Center, 3300 West Radio Drive, Florence, South Carolina

25-Early Response Training
Conference: California-Pacific 
Location: Kona United Methodist Church, 74-4960 Palani Road, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii  


29-30 - ERT Train-the-Trainer
Conference: North Georgia
Location: East Cobb United Methodist Church, 2325 Roswell Road, Marietta, Georgia

Disaster Response Disaster Training