• 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!

  • 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.

  • Both Early Response Teams (ERT) and Long-Term Recovery teams are being accepted to serve in Puerto Rico. In 2017, Hurricanes Maria and Irma caused substantial damage in the region and the UMVIM is joining with UMCOR to help. Click on the banner for up to date information.

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  • 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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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

  • October 7-13, 2018 Alpharetta FUMC is looking for women to join their team to Jamaica. This is a women only trip where team members will serve in a school for the deaf and in an orphanage doing light construction work,holding VBS, helping in classrooms and with babies. No specific skills are necessary. Approximate cost is $1300. For more information, contact Tammy Allison at tallison@afumc.org.

  • February 1-16, 2019 Aldersgate United Methodist Church is searching for volunteers to join their medical mission trip to Riakong'a Methodist Church in Kenya. The team will be focusing on medical and dental work along with an "EyeCamp" focusing on eye health. Volunteers should be interested in learning how to test eyes, take blood pressures, and give general support to Kenyan medics. Volunteers will also take pictures and videos, and lead a one day Bible school.

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