1.UMVIM is an approved United Methodist ministry.

2. The mission projects are vetted and screened.

3. Volunteer teams can continue their relationship with the project site they served at via The Advance and missionaries.

4. All are welcome to serve.

5. Training, forms, insurance, etc. available

6. It's simple. Contact umvimwj@hotmail.com to get started!

Faith in Action

Faith in Action

Monday, May 18, 2009

UMVIM News from Rocky Mountain Conference; Health Ministry

Photo: Carol Whitney (left) started a health community ministry at her church and is seen here visiting one of the church's members, courtesy UMCOR/Jeffery Austin.


SPRINGFIELD, CO UMC - Requests a mission team to come down and run VBS. Sleeping an food prep would be in the church and showers in congregants homes. Church would supply VBS materials. Contact Pastor Eric Feuerstein, 719-523-4425, efeuers490@aol.com

WARREN VILLAGE, Denver - Needs help on MAY 21 with its children's end-of-year picnic. There are also many needs year-round. Contact Naomi Taggart, 303-220-5035, ntaggart@warrenvillage.org.


If your congregation would like to start a health ministry, a practical tool is now available through UMCOR Health.

UMCOR’s “Introduction to Health Ministry for United Methodist Congregations” is a booklet that provides practical tools to develop an effective health ministry within your local congregation.

The booklet shares basic health ministry models and ideas for resource development.
Download your free copy today. For additional information on congregational health ministries, please click here.

UMCOR provides emergency relief in many areas of the world. To find out more about UMCOR's ministries, please visit umcor.org. You can donate to any project by placing a contribution in the offering plate at a local United Methodist church; by sending a check to UMCOR, PO Box 9068, New York, NY 10087-9068; or by calling 1-800-554-8583, where credit card donations are accepted. You can also give online by clicking on any of the "Give Now" links.

UMCOR is exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of the United States and qualifies for the maximum charitable contribution deduction by donors.
And, please pray for those who are hungry, displaced, sick or in poverty because of these and other natural and human-made disasters, and for the workers who minister to them.