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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

  • Sept 27 -October 12, 2019. A team to Quessua Methodist Mission in Angola is looking for additional team members to join. What the team will do will depend on the gifts and talents of the group, but it can include theological education, preaching, community health outreach, work at the hospital, VBS, ministry with youth and women, minor repairs to the infrastructure of the Quessua mission, etc. One thing that is common to all trips is daily visits to the villages surrounding the mission for morning devotions with the farmers, as well as worshiping at a United Methodist church on Sunday(s), plus a day of sightseeing. The approximate cost is $3,000 flying from Florida. For more information or to join this team, contact team leader Sandi Goodman at sandigoodman1@me.com.

  • Various Dates. Specialized teams are being requested for disaster recovery efforts in Saipan. For more info, contact Kathy Bryson: pnwumcert@gmail.com. They require current ERT badge (verified volunteers), passport good for 6 months past deployment date, tetanus and Hep shots, good health, flexibility, and ability to work well with others. Deployments are a minimum of 2 weeks on the ground.

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  • Please be in prayer for the work that UMVIM Teams will do in 2019.