Early Response Team (ERT)

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) certifies volunteers to be the hands and feet of Christ in times of disaster. An 8-hour ERT training prepares workers to tarp roofs, remove water damaged building materials, sanitize flood damaged surfaces and be a listening presence for individuals in their time of need following a disaster. Contact Donna and Roger Cullen at to request a training be scheduled.

Safe Sanctuaries

Safe Sanctuaries, as recognized by Upper New York UMC, establishes a set of best practices designed to protect the safety and well being of children, youth and vulnerable adults. Training is offered periodically. Contact Sharon Ranger for further information at

Team Leader

Team Leader Training provides leadership tools to experienced mission team members. The intent to equip team leaders with information on forming teams, selecting mission locations, sharing the love of Christ with the people you are with and those you work alongside incorporates information useful to all team members. Contact Donna & Roger Cullen at to set up a training.