• 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!

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  • The "Movement" series was created as a resource for churches to explore mission theology. "Movement" features a 3-video series for International Mission, and a video for Local Mission.

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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

  • 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.

  • July 17-26, 2020. AHMEN (Alabama Honduras Medical Education Network) is looking for volunteers to join their Island Team in Roatan, Honduras. The volunteers will serve at local clinics, schools, churches, and workshops with the Rio de Agua Viva team. No specific skill set is required, just a willingness to help! The approximate cost is $1650. For more information or to register, email Lane Franklin at lanepfranklin@gmail.com.

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