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
October 24, 2020 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM at Wesleyan Chapel UMC
10255 US-17, Wilmington, NC 28411
October 24, 2020 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM at Whiteville UMC
902 Pinckney St, Whiteville, NC 28472
ERT 200 Recertification Classes: Cost $20
Learn how to prepare congregations, churches, and communities for disasters by registering for UMCOR’s Connecting Neighbors course.