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

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

RX Consultation May 7-9, 2010 : President of Haiti Methodist Church Guest Speaker

You are invited to our next educational and inspirational consultation for medical UMVIM teams. The consultation will be held at Walnut Hills United Methodist Church, 12321 HickmanUrbandale, IA 50323.

The overall theme is Community Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) - How you can take some teaching tools and techniques with you into your medical mission field and leave them for the empowerment of the local leaders.

Workshops and talks on topics for UMVIM teams include incorporating spiritual formation into team dynamics, learning about diseases of poverty, tips for CBPHC, packing tips, medical professionals as Individual Volunteers, how solar ovens work as self-help tools, medical teams gear up to serve in Colombia, Nigeria, Haiti and elsewhere, Safe Sanctuary concerns and many other opportunities to learn and share your work in mission!

Special breakout workshops:
Friday - all day, Haiti information meeting with Rev. Gesner Paul, President, Eglise Methodiste d'Haiti)

Saturday - a session for Parish Nurses

Saturday - UMVIM Team Leadership Training

Please click on the the link below to register!
Register Now!