United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Teams
Go to the Ends of the Earth
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.
UMVIM provides opportunities for service by developing and nurturing relationships with domestic and international leaders. We continually nurture our contacts with these leaders to respond to the needs of local communities and provide comprehensive training resources for team leaders to help them prepare their teams for the mission field
Below are just a few of the examples of the current opportunities; for a full list, please check out UMVIM Team Openings and Mission Opportunities.
May 7-18, 2017. The University of South Carolina's United Methodist Campus Ministry in partnership with the AME Church in South Carolina is in need of a dentist and an optometrist to participate on a team traveling to Malawi. The mission team will be mostly college students and young adults and will be offering health, dental, and vision clinics. Cost will be travel to Malawi, approximately $1400. For more information, please contact Tom Wall, Campus Minister, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 28-July 6, 2017. Heart of the Cross Ministries is looking for team members to serve with GBI Crossroads, an established ministry serving Haitian and Dominican communities. Cost is $1750 includin airfare. For more information, please contact Jessica Tripp at email@example.com.
August 9-15, 2017. Additional team members needed to serve with AHMEN group at Casa Cielo Orphange in La Ceiba, Honduras. The approximate cost is $1400. For more information, please contact Montana Holyfield firstname.lastname@example.org.