Northeastern Jurisdiction UMVIM and Disaster Academy
Monday, April 1, 2019 to Thursday, April 4, 2019

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Rolling Ridge Retreat and Conference Center
660 Great Pond Road
North Andover, MA

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(978) 682-8055, ext. 135

Barbara Burnside, Conference Disaster Response & Mission Coordinator

The Northeastern Jurisdictional United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) and Disaster Academy here in New England will include the following courses:

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Disaster Track (most sessions led by UMCOR): 
  • Foundations of Disaster Response
  • Connecting Neighbors
  • Ministry of Care/Volunteer Navigators Simulation
  • Active Shooter Resources - led by a representative from the FBI
  • ERT 200
  • Skilling Up for Reconstruction in Long-Term Recovery
  • Asset Mapping ... and more
  • Chainsaw Safety with Stihl USA
  • Theology of Mission
  • Social Enterprise as Mission
  • Mission in an Interfaith and Multicultural Context - led by Rev. Doug Robinson-Johnson, Rev. Rene Perez and Rev. Samantha Cowan of NEUMC
  • Good Things Run Wild: Resources for Creating a Mission Culture - led by Rev. Rick McKinley of NEUMC  
  • Mission Journey
  • Communications Strategies for Mission and Disaster Response
  • Partnering for Good in Your Community
  • Abundant Health
  • Global Mission From Your Kitchen Table
  • Creation Care
  • Medical Mission
  • Ministry with Immigrants and Refugees
  • Microcredit/Microenterprise Mission ... and more!

News & Info
Feb 15
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Mar 11
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