Volunteers in Mission
UM Volunteers in Mission Leadership Training
Interested in leading a mission team, but don't know where to start? United Methodist Volunteers in Mission team leader training will be held on Saturday, January 18 beginning at 9:30 am and ending 3:30 pm at the Baltimore Washington Conference Mission Center.
Participants will receive a wealth of information on preparing a UMVIM team for service, including such topics as effective project selection, spiritual development, cultural sensitivity, logistics, and finance for teams.
Speaker: Rev. Paul “Nick” Nicholas:
Coordinator for United Methodist Volunteers in Mission – Northeastern Jurisdiction
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United Methodist Volunteers in Mission, which provides everyday people with the opportunity to be short-term missionaries is one of the most heralded programs in The United Methodist Church.
UMVIM volunteers go out in teams to do construction and spiritual formation projects for people and places in need. They are people of all different skill levels, serving as the hands and eyes of Christ.
UMVIM gives hope to the hopeless, provides countless opportunties for spiritual growth.
UMVIM teams register with the Baltimore-Washington Conference to ensure that proper insurance and training are provided.
The following links will be helpful for those planning a VIM trip.