Lay Servant Training Weekend




Garden City UMC

March 8 – 10, 2018

The ministry of the laity is the work of mission or ministry to which each believer is called. Each of us has the responsibility to proclaim the Good News and reach out to others in love. Registration is required to attend the training. Please click Here for the registration. Deadline to register is February 20, 2018. Students MUST attend all sessions to receive a certificate. Consecration service will be held on March 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm.

Early Response Team Training

Detroit Renaissance District UMC

Early Response Team Training

Hope UMC

26275 Northwestern Hwy

Southfield, MI 48076


Saturday, December 9, 2017  9 am – 5 pm

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 for three days after a natural disaster has hit to help families begin the process of putting their lives back in order. The work of the ERT is to “Be a Caring Christian Presence in the aftermath of a disaster”.

Class size is limited to 15 and the cost for the training is $35, which covers the training manual,          t-shirt, badge, lunch and snacks for the training day. Click Here for a detailed explanation of the training day. To download the criminal record application for those who want to get the training, click Here.   To register for the class please click Here to download the form.

Please send all RSVP’s to the trainer, Robert McCormick at: Background application and training registration should be sent to Mr. McCormick’s attention by email. Please RSVP by Nov. 30, 2017.