MEDICAL MISSION VOLUNTEERS
The Knock is a newsletter for those interested in serving on medical mission teams. Please click on this link to view The Knock, Summer 2013. http://umvim.org/send-a-team/medical/
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNTIES, EVENTS & UPDATES
Interested in serving in Haiti? There will be an upcoming mission team to Guedon, Haiti to build a church there November 5-13, 2013. The cost is $1500 and includes, air and ground transportation, housing and insurance. If you are interested in joining this team please contact Craig Parker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WESTERN JURISDICTION DISASTER ACADEMY will be held in Washington March 14-17, 2014. Mark your calendars. More information on registration will coming soon....
CHILE GATHERING will be held in Santa Cruz, CA at the Mt. Hermon Christian Conference Center September 5-7, 2014, http:/mounthermon.org. For more information please contact Stan and Beryl Moore at email@example.com.
INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER TRAINING JULY 2014, mark your calendars for this event which will be held in Pacific Palisades, CA. If you are interested in serving as a long term volunteer (2 months to 2 years) then you might called to serve as an Individual Volunteer. For more information please contact Malcolm Frazier for an application at firstname.lastname@example.org. More details about the trainings to come...
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO SERVE IN GALENA, ALASKA as a result of the Yukon flooding. For more information please contact Jim Truitt at email@example.com.
JOB OPENING AT BOARD OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES in New York - Executive Secretary of Missionary Selection & Accompaniment is a full-time position and currently open for all those that might be interested. For more information please visit www.umcmission.org.
HURRICANE SANDY RECOVERY teams still wanted and needed in Crisfield, Maryland. You can connect with the new coordinator Anika Jackson at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 443-859-4447.
FUTURE TEAMS FROM CAL-NEVADA - PLEASE LIFT THEM UP IN PRAYER AS THEY GO TO SERVE...
San Jose – Wesley UMC Team to Navuniyaro, Fiji – July 25 – August 5 Jackie Kawashima of San Jose – Wesley UMC leads and serves with Don Kawashima, David Brown of San Jose - Wesley UMC Virisila Batiratu of Sacramento - Centennial UMC Gary Lee and Janet Lee of San Jose - Westminster Presbyterian, David Orland of Foothill UMC, Mona Otomori, Alena Vunakece, Amy Morimoto, Susan Turner, James Higuchi, Jean Plummer and Ernie Murata
Korean UMC of Santa Clara Team to Camalu, Mexico – July 17 – August 3
Pyong Cho of Korean UMC of Santa Clara leads his church’s team of volunteers.
Berkeley - Epworth UMC Team to Nueva Guinea, Nicaragua – August 1 - 16
Lloyd Elliott leads and serves with Annette Cayot of Berkeley – Epworth UMC.
Elk Grove UMC Team to Crisfield, Maryland (Sandy Recovery) – August 27 – September 4
Kathy LaPoint-Collup leads and serves with Bonnie McKinnie, Bruce McKinnie, Lyn Hawkins, Jean Hawkins, Giles Popish,
Patsy Hopkins, Mary Popish and Steve Collup of Elk Grove - Elk Grove UMC.
Susanville UMC Team to Salt Lake City, Utah (UMCOR DEPOT) – August 29 – September 1
Jeannie Long leads and serves with Heather Blevins, John Blevins, Chet Long, Angela Tinsley, Ed Hafner, Judie Lindeman, Jacqueline Meadows, Matthew Long and Damion Long of Susanville UMC.