The Purchase District of The Memphis Conference of The United Methodist Church is hosting a Basic Early Response Team (ERT) training on March 23, 2019.
Bill Carr will be the instructor. The training will be held at the Purchase District Office, 2285 Jack Treas Rd., Kirksey, KY, from 8:00-4:30. The cost is $25.00 which will pay for a background check, lunch, and materials. Please make checks payable to the Purchase District UMC and mail to the address above (see link below). The training is limited to 20 participants. The deadline to register is March 18.
During disasters, ERTs strive to assist those who cannot help themselves or who are overwhelmed by their surroundings. The teams cut down trees, tarp roofs and clean out flooded homes. Members hold such positions as team leaders, assistant team leaders, cooks, logistics coordinators, and equipment managers, safety officers, listeners/team recorders, saw personnel, tractor drivers and laborers.
For more information, please contact Samantha Hall, Director of Resource Ministries for the Purchase District at 270-527-8282.