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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

  • August 1-9, 2020. Fredericksburg UMC is looking for volunteers to join their team to Chuicutama, Guatemala to serve with Highland Support Project. The team will build stoves out of block and mortar to replace opens fires inside homes of women, these stoves will have chimneys, burn wood more efficiently, and save each family 4+ hours a day. The team will also plant 10 trees for each family served. The team has taken volunteers in the past ages 14-70+, and the skills needed are a loving heart, flexibility, and sense of humor. Spanish is a plus, but not a requirement. The approximate cost is $1800 depending on airfare. For more information or to join this team, contact the team leader, Trish Vaughan, at trish_vaughan@live.com.

  • July 25-August 2, 2020. Walnut Creek UMC in Walnut Creek, CA is recruiting medical and non-medical professionals to join their annual UMVIM Guatemala 2020 trip to Mazatenango, Guatemala. The mission is in cooperation with their partner, Living Heritage Foundation. The team will be serving rural communities that lack medical support from the national and local government. The mission conducts four days of medical clinics in different rural communities. Approximate cost is $2000. For more information, please click here or contact the team leader, Kandi Lancaster at kandilan@sbcglobal.net.

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