Training Opportunities

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Early Response Team (ERT) certification training.
Early Response Teams respond during the first phase of disaster relief, providing Christian presence. Your church and community could also be faced with a disaster. Train to be ready to respond and know the first steps to help. Registration fee is $55, which includes training manual. UMCOR ERT badge, T-shirt and background check fee (forms will be handed out at training). Checks should be made out to the Virginia Conference and brought the day of training.  

EARLY RESPONSE TRAINING

You must have taken Early Response Team (ERT) 200 Team Leader to serve as an ERT Leader in addition to the Basic Class. The class is 2 to 3 hours in length and qualifies for recertification of your ERT credentials.

ERT Basic Certification Class - Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Galilee United Methodist Church,  45425 Winding Road, Sterling, VA 20165, is hosting an ERT (Early Response Team) Basic Certification Class. Tom and Linda Cooper will lead the training. This class is intended for those individuals seeking to become new ERT Team members.  
The cost of the training is $35. Checks should be made out to "Galilee UMC" and can be brought on the day of training.
Registration link:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHeZ_q8eKrjiLkyxCSgbgN89upN6ZgrluRNxW93MCY_BDrAw/viewform?usp=sf_link

ERT Recertification Class, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, 1-4 p.m.
Galilee United Methodist Church,  45425 Winding Road, Sterling, VA 20165, is hosting an ERT (Early Response Team) Recertification. Tom and Linda Cooper will lead the training.
This course is for ERT Team members have previously held an ERT Certification and need to renew.  Please note that this class is NOT for individuals seeking to become new ERT Team members.  
The cost of the training is $35. Checks should be made out to "Galilee UMC" and can be brought on the day of training.
Registration link:   https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScs5Ck1XoT1lFkxMa20YSdLEc7R-z6SmWi4w1JPN34cF2fk2g/viewform?usp=sf_link

Basic Early Response Team Training, February 9, 2019, 9 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m.
Wellspring United Methodist Church, 4871 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, Virginia
Payment can be made that day at 8:15 till class starts, but registration in advance is needed.  Cost is $35, checks should be made to the Virginia Conference. 
Registration: contact Rev. Kirk Culpepper at 757-434-0078 or email: disasterinfo@vaumc.org 

 

 

 

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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
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