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Mission & Strategy

EPG’s Mission

Do the work of Christ by preparing and educating a network of local citizens to help others in our community in times of disaster and other needs for assistance.

 

To be added to our EPG email list, which sends meeting dates and work information, write to  or see email signup button on our Facebook page.

 

To see our online photo album, see our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/TLUMCEPG

 

EPG’s Strategy

 

Preparedness Planning for Church & Members

Review TLUMC facility plans, CERT & First Aid training, family evacuation planning

 

Disaster Relief Work

Red Cross Shelter support, clean-ups, aid

 

Disaster Recovery Work

Mitigation (ex. burn scar re-forestation), home firewise pre-mitigation, food drives

 

Coordination with South Central Region VOAD (Volunteer Organizations Active in Disaster), UMC Mountain Sky Conference, local UMCs and Monument churches, Hope Restored, etc. 

 

 

Schedule

 

Save the Dates! We hope you can join us! 


CPR/First Aid/AED Training 
• 2019: Feb 9th, Apr 13th, Jul 13th, Oct 12th 
• Sign-ups start ~ 5-6 weeks prior to class 


Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training 
• Tues-Thurs, Sat: January 22-24th, 26th 
• Tues-Thurs, Sat: September 24-26th, 28th 
• Sign-ups start ~ 5-6 weeks prior to class 
• EPG instructor training: Fall/Winter ‘18 

 

EPG Team Meetings 
• 1st Saturday of month (Fall/Winter/Spring); next meeting Oct 6th! 
• 9 – 10:30 am, at TLUMC; exception by e-mail 
• Working on group improvement projects Fall through Spring! 

 

Wildland Fire Mitigation Training for Neighborhood Groups 
• 4th Saturdays, starting Apr 2019 
• EPG instructor training: Mar 2019 

Questions? Contact us at .

 

2019 Dates

 

2019 Emergency Preparedness Group calendar 

 

Jan. 5 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Jan. 9 – CERT Instructor training? * TLUMC conference room 
Jan. 22, 23, 24, 26 – Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at TLUMC – see separate description * TLUMC double room 
Feb. 2 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Feb. 9 – Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid class -see separate description * TLUMC double room 
March 2 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
March ___ - Wildfire Assessment Program training for new instructors * TLUMC conference room 
Apr. 6 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Apr. 13 - Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid class -see separate description * TLUMC double room 
Apr. 20 – Wildfire Mitigation Class taught to a local HOA ___(location?) 
Apr. 27 – Wildfire Mitigation Class taught to a local HOA ___ (location?) 
May 4 – National Wildfire Preparedness Day (are we hosting an event at TLUMC or elsewhere?) ___ (location?) 
May (18 or 25?) Wildfire Mitigation Project work with local HOA 
June 1 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
June 22 - Wildfire Mitigation Project work with local HOA 
July 4 – Independence Day – assist with CERT team at Monument parade 
July 13 - Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid class -see separate description * TLUMC double room 
July 20 – Wildfire Mitigation Class taught to a local HOA ___(location?) 
July 27 - Wildfire Mitigation Class taught to a local HOA ___(location?) 
Aug 3 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Aug. 24 - Wildfire Mitigation Project work with local HOA 
Sept. 7 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Sept. 11 – CERT Instructor training? * TLUMC conference room 
Sept. 21 - Wildfire Mitigation Project work with local HOA 
Sept. 24, 25, 26, 28 - Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) at TLUMC – see separate description * TLUMC double room 
Oct. 5 – EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room 
Oct. 12 - Heartsaver CPR/AED/First Aid class -see separate description * TLUMC double room 
Nov. 2 - EPG meeting * TLUMC conference room



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