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

September

6 – ERT Training
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: Gila Mountain UMC, Yuma.  8-4 PM. $30 registration covers manual, badge, background checks, lunch and snacks. Must be 18 or older. 
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. polly@ix.netcom.com

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 – ERT Training
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: St. John’s UMC, Kingman. 8-4 PM. $30 registration covers manual, badge, background checks, lunch and snacks. Must be 18 or older. 
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert 
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. 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

18 – ERT Training
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: Chino Valley UMC.  8-4 PM. $30 registration covers manual, badge, background checks, lunch and snacks. Must be 18 or older. 
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert 
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. polly@ix.netcom.com

25 – Advanced ERT Muck Out Training 
Conference: Desert Southwest
Location: Chino Valley UMC.  8 AM - 12 PM. No fee but must pre-register.
Register: http://desertsouthwestconference.org/ert
Contact: Polly Turner, instructor. polly@ix.netcom.com

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

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