The South Georgia Conference has experienced multiple catastrophic events in the past three years and churches have been actively engaged in their own communities and beyond to meet the needs of those impacted by these storms. United Methodists have been a beacon of light during dark skies by being the hands and feet of Jesus Christ- before, during and after the storms. 


Join the Conference Discipleship Teams for "Witnessing Through The Storm", a day of exploring the many ways individuals and churches can be prepared in the event of a natural disaster and "be the church" in their communities and throughout the world. This will be a day of equipping, inspiring, building capacity and preparing for our future impact in disaster response ministry. 


Special Guests include: Cathy Earl, UMCOR- US Disaster Response & Partner Relations and Jenny Phillips, Global Ministries, Creation Care Program Manager/Sustainable Development. 


Cordele FUMC


Cost: $25.00 (includes lunch)


Click here to download a PDF promotional flyer





 9:30am                              Registration Opens
10:00am-11:00am            Opening Session
11:00am-11:15am            Break and Move to Workshops
11:15am-12:30pm            Workshops
                                                Connecting Neighbors: Overview
                                                UMCOR 101
                                                ERT 200: Team Leader Training
                                                Creation Care
                                                Churches in Action: Panel Discussion
                                                Sheltering: Warming Shelters
12:30pm-1:30pm               Lunch & Displays
  1:30pm-2:45pm               Workshops 
                                                 Connecting Neighbors: The Church in Ministry
                                                 Case Management: Introduction
                                                 ERT 200: Topic to be announced
                                                 Creation Care
                                                 Clergy & Laity in Action: Panel Discussion
                                                 Sheltering: Good Samaritan Shelters
3:00pm-4:00pm                 Closing Session
The Conference Disaster Response Team will be collecting UMCOR hygiene kits and school kits the day of the event. Click here for information and instructions on assembling these kits. 



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