ERT Trainings To Prep Teams for Tornado Clean-Up

Two Early Response Team trainings will be held in the first two months of 2022 to prepare individuals to respond to the disasters in Kentucky and around the U.S.

The first training will be held online via Zoom on January 14-15, and the second will be held in-person at Aley UMC in Beavercreek on February 12. Both trainings will be taught by UMCOR-certified West Ohio ERT trainers and will include the 8-hour Basic ERT class to train new responders in providing a caring Christian presence in the aftermath of a disaster. The February 12 training will also offer recertification for current ERT’s.

Here are more details:

  • Virtual ERT Basic Class – January 14, 6:00-9:00pm, and January 15, 9:00am-2:00pm. Cost is $30. Registration ends January 9!
  • ERT Basic and Recertification Class (in-person) – February 12, 8:00am-4:00pm at Aley UMC in Beavercreek. Cost is $40 (Basic) or $35 (recertification). All participants must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks during the training.

A background check is required. For more information or to register, click here. Questions may be directed to Mariellyn Grace, mgrace [at]