• At this time we are praying for those who may be affected by Hurricane Florence. At this time there has been no invitation for volunteers. Click the image for more information.

  • Approved by the 2016 General Conference, churches are encouraged to provide UMVIM displays, information resources, solicit individual or group testimonies, and/or develop other ways to celebrate the UMVIM movement in whatever fashion that best suits the local congregation; and to draw upon the available resources of the Conference UMVIM Committee to help make the day memorable, one of “Christian Love in Action. Click on the picture to learn more!

  • The "Movement" series will initially encompass three short videos designed for church and team leaders to initiate conversations surrounding mission theology and questions about service. Check out the first of the series, "Why We Go" by clicking the image.

  • The 2018 UMVIM, SEJ Interns, Kennedy Martin and Michael Parisher, share their experiences while serving during the summer.

  • UMVIM, SEJ works in partnership with missionaries and organizations around the globe. Click here to take a look at our International, Domestic, Southeastern Jurisdiction, and Young Adult Mission Opportunity Lists.

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

  • UMVIM, SEJ has returned to offering domestic insurance for teams serving in the United States. This new coverage provides an expansive list of benefits for teams traveling throughout the 50 states, such as accident and sickness coverage, emergency medical evacuation, roadside assistance, remote physician consultation through telemedicine, trip interruption and cancellation, and more! Click on the banner to learn more!

  • View the latest edition of the UMVIM SEJ Weekly Update newsletter. Scroll down to subscribe for weekly updates delivered straight to your inbox!

  • 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. Start by clicking on this banner.

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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

  • November 10-18, 2018. Wilderness Community Church is sending a medical team to Medellin Colombia to offer free medical care to the underserved areas of the city including many homeless individuals. The team plans to have 4 days of clinic split between two communities. The price of the trip, $1300, covers housing, food, and transportation out of Washington, DC, but adjustments can be made for individuals embarking from other locations. For more information about this mission opportunity, contact Becky Van Renan at rvanrenan@gmail.com.

  • July 12-22, 2019. Walnut Creek United Methodist Church in Walnut Creek, CA is looking for medical volunteers to join their mission with Living Heritage Foundation in Mazatenango, Guatemala. They specifically need licensed doctors, pharmacists, PAs, RNs, and EMTs. The return date is flexible by 1 or 2 days, and there is opportunity for rest and relaxation after the mission in Antigua. The approximate cost is $1800. For more information about this mission opportunity, contact Kandi Lancaster at kandilan@sbcglobal.net.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Please be in prayer for the work that UMVIM Teams will do in 2018.