Early Response Teams (ERT) are an active part of the United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) program. The ERT program trains individuals to go into a community or area after a disaster has hit to help people begin the process of putting their lives back in order. ERT teams follow emergency responders work and the… Continue Reading Clarkston UMC: Early Response Team Training
Early Responders know how to prepare for recovery teams and to provide assurance to survivors that God’s people care about their lives and homes. A generous new grant supports training.
Makes plans now to go north into the Upper Peninsula to answer the call to service. God’s Country Cooperative Parish can put your skills and faith to work.
First in. Last out. As UMCOR and UMVIM begin response to Dorian, they continue to bring help and hope to those recovering from storms named Maria, Irma, Harvey, and Michael.
The UMVIM placement may be Costa Rica or Detroit or a site near or far away. Jeanette Harris encourages persons of all ages to be in mission as ambassadors of the UMC.
An UMVIM team led by the Rev. David and Christy Newhouse, Sunnyside UMC, finds Christian faith is alive in China. A team member from New Jersey, Deacon Thomas Lank, reports.
St. John’s UMC in Anchorage, Alaska became a temporary shelter for 46 residents of Karluk Manor after the earthquake knocked out power and water to the facility.
The United Methodist Church offers many opportunities for short-term and long-term mission service.
North Central Jurisdiction’s UMVIM welcomes new coordinator, Tammy Kuntz of East Ohio.