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: 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

30-ERT Recertification
Conference: Virginia
Location: Sterling United Methodist Church, 304 East Church Road, Sterling, VA


7- Early Response Training 
Conference: North Carolina 
Location: Holland’s United Methodist Church, 9433 Ten-Ten Rd, Raleigh, North Carolina 

7- Early Response Training
Conference: Dakotas
Location: La Crescent United Methodist Church, 520 N. Elm Street, La Crescent, Minnesota 

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

Disaster Response Disaster Training