Disaster Ministries serves as a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of disaster, fostering partnerships between United Methodists and others to help rebuild homes, communities, and lives. Our Conference offers training courses from the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to help staff, churches, and volunteers learn how to prepare and respond to disasters.
Early Response Team Certification
Early Response Teams (ERT) help make homes safe and sanitary after a natural disaster. Register for an upcoming course below to learn how to muck out homes, tarp roofs, and safely remove debris.
Basic ERT Classes: Cost $30
September 12, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at St Luke UMC
1501 Turnpike Rd, Laurinburg, NC 28352
September 19, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at Concord UMC
70 Concord Rd, Roxboro, NC 27574
September 21, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at Mt. Zion UMC
135 Clay Long Rd, Hurdle Mills, NC 27541
October 3, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at All Saints UMC
120 Smallwood Dr, Morrisville, NC 27560
ERT 200 Recertification Classes: Cost $20
Learn how to prepare congregations, churches, and communities for disasters by registering for UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors course.