• 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

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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.

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Team Openings

  • March 9-16, 2019. Highlands UMC Jacksonville and Methodist United in Prayer is looking for additional team members to join our team to Las Tunas , Cuba. The team will be working along side the Methodist church in Amancio, Las Tunas at the parsonage. This is a construction team with no specific skills required, but construction skills are a plus. The approximate cost of the trip including visa, airfare from Ft Lauderdale ,food, lodging and transportation is about 1,650.00. For more information contact the team leader, Robert Pinera, at 954.562.6089 or email at Rpinera@aol.com deadline to apply is December 5th 2018.

  • February 23-March 2, 2019. Woodlake UMC in Midlothian, VA is taking a team to Gressier Haiti with KONBIT and are looking for additional team members. The team will participate in light construction, providing food to the elderly, working with children, and bringing the love of Christ to the community. The approximate cost of the trip is $1600-$2400 depending on airfare, the commitment to join the team is needed by November 8th to get the best airline rate. For more information, contact the team leader, Mark Pennington, at mpennin455@aol.com.

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