• Disaster Response

    As we know all too well, the Southeastern Jurisdiction is particularly vulnerable to tornadoes, hurricanes and flooding. Check out our blog for a letter from our Executive Director to learn how YOU can get involved when disaster strikes.


    Click on this banner to learn more about the various ways you can support UMVIM SEJ with your prayer, time and resources.

  • Team Registration

    Are you a trained team leader? Have you selected your project and gotten your team together? Great! The next step is to register your team.

    Click here to begin the process!

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Welcome to our site

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, SEJ is the short-term mission sending agency of the Southeastern Jurisdiction of the United Methodist Church. UMVIM exists to promote, encourage, and enable Christians to exemplify “Christian Love in Action” through short-term mission service at home and abroad.

Our website furthers our mission by providing ways for you to learn more and get involved. Thanks for visiting. Your support is appreciated.

Team Openings

  • Alabama-West Florida Conference

    The Alabama-West Florida Conference is accepting volunteers into Walton/Washington Counties (Florida) at this time. Volunteers with skills that meet the recovery needs are welcome.

    Work project: interior work in 12 homes
    Housing available and materials will be onsite. A complete project list will be available as teams register.

    Please contact Ben Tarpley at 478-258-7585 to register but please advise Amelia Fletcher, Disaster Response & Recovery Coordinator, of your presence in our conference.

    Lafayette County is looking for assistance through Voluntary Agencies to help residents affected by flooding to raise their air conditioning units. If your organization can help with this request, please contact Volunteer Florida. For any additional information regarding this request please contact Sheri Taylor w/ Volunteer Florida directly.
    Sheri Taylor, Emergency Management Coordinator, Volunteer Florida
    Office: 850-414-7400 x120
    Mobile: 850-728-3495
    For additional information or questions, please contact:
    Amelia Fletcher, Disaster Response & Recovery Coordinator
    Alabama-West Florida Conference
    Office: 251-968-2549, amelia@gulfshoresumc.org

    Other volunteer team opportunities, especially in the Pensacola, FL, and Gulf Shores, AL, areas, will open in mid-July and will be posted on the Alabama-West Florida Conference website, www.awfumc.org/disasterresponse

  • Cambodia

    January 22-February 9, 2015 (dates are approximate). An UMVIM team from the Rocky Mountain Conference in Colorado is seeking additional adult team members for their construction-based mission opportunity in remote villages in northeastern Cambodia. The cost is approximately $1400 plus airfare. This includes lodging, food, transportation in country, visa, supplies for team and translators. For additional information, please contact team leader Karen Thomason at KarenRNMSN@earthlink.net.

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