Another way that you can respond to disasters is to become ERT trained.             

ERT Training is for certification in Disaster Response offered in association with UMCOR. ERT Training is being offered as follows:

  • Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at Trinity UMC in Conneaut Lake
  • Friday, May 4, 2018 at Connellsville Community Ministries
  • Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Elton Zion in Johnstown

Persons attending ERT Training must have their clearances and Safe Sanctuary Training. Details on those requirements can be found at The Outreach Committee will reimburse the registration fee, upon request.

ERT Training may be offered in the Pittsburgh District UMC, as well, but a date has not been set. To check for further dates or to read more about the trainings, visit