Volunteers In Missions

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission is the short-term mission volunteer organization of The United Methodist Church.  UMVIM connects mission sites with church mission teams and individual volunteers.    UMVIM provides connections, training, and resources that equip and empower churches and persons to better be about God’s mission in the world.    

Connect to Mission Opportunities

Looking for a place for your short-term mission team to serve, either in the United States or internationally?  UMVIM has can connect you to hundreds of United Methodist mission sites that want to receive teams.   Looking for a place to serve as a volunteer missionary?   UMVIM has opportunities for you to serve as an individual volunteer longer term.  Looking for a mission site to partner with?  UMVIM has opportunities for you and your church to connect in mission.

Training Events for Mission

Getting ready to lead a short-term mission trip?   UMVIM Team Leader Training will equip and empower you to lead a successful trip.    Look for ways to engage your local church in mission?  UMVIM’s “Involving Your Church in Mission” training can help you find the avenues and places to do so.   Look to serving as a volunteer missionary?   Individual Volunteer training offered through GBGM can help you give you the skills you need.

Resources for Mission

Need insurance for your mission team?  UMVIM can provide quality insurance at low cost.  Traveling in mission from your United Methodist Church?  Register your team with UMVIM.    Need practical resources to use as you plan your mission trip?  UMVIM can provide them for free.    Interested in hosting mission teams at your site in Kentucky?  UMVIM can help connect you to the help you need.