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Disaster Response

Matt Brodie, Coordinator
803-786-9486, Ext. 265


ERT Training Opportunities

Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018
  • Quarterly Training Event – Mt. Horeb UMC, 1205 Old Cherokee Road, Lexington. Contact: Billy Robinson at 803-539-8429 or You must complete the ERT Basic class before taking any other class.
    • ERT Basic: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fee: $35, which includes manual, shirt, cap and badge.
    • Chainsaw Safety: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Fee: $10
    • ERT Team Leader: 2:30-5:30 p.m. Fee: $10
    • Muck-Out: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee: $10
    • Critical Incident Stress Management: 2-5:30 p.m. Fee: $10

Want to help?

  • Pray: When disaster strikes, pray for the safety of the survivors, ERTs and first responders. Here’s a place to start.
  • Give: Help us prepare for disaster response by donating money. Click here to make a donation today. Please do not bring unsolicited items to the conference center.
  • Get trained: We always need volunteers trained to work on Early Response Teams. See opportunities above, or contact Matt Brodie at or 803-786-9486, Ext. 265, for more information.
  • Prepare: Assemble and donate relief supplies for UMCOR. Click here to learn how.


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