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, February 17, 2014


Interested in serving in Honduras?  EMail Michael Franklin at frankmj42@gmail.com.  A team needs additional members to serve March 22-30, 2014.  All are welcome to join!
Also, a medical medical mission team will be serving in Honduras April 30 to May 12, 2014 to serve remote villages in the area of La Moskitia in Gracias a Dios.  The team will provide medical, dental and vision care to villages where medical mission brigades rarely travel.  Non-medical volunteers are also invited.  Please contact Bruce McFadden at bcmcf@me.com.
May 23 to May 31, 2014 a medical mission to Honduras to Limon.  Need physicians, nurse practioners, RN's and other medical personnel and non-medical volunteers.  For more information please email Lou Altman at laaltman@netscape.net.
Long Term Recovery plans are in place for Washington, Brookport/Unionville and Gifford, which were among the communities hit November 17 when two dozen tornadoes crossed the state of Illinois.  Volunteer teams are now being sought for the early spring 2014 season with projects for volunteers.  For college, youth and young adult teams please contact Trevor Bartolomucci at 309.444.2381. 
Adult teams, please register with the volunteer registration center at Bethany Community Church at 309.573.2670 or volunteer@bethanycommunitychurch.orgTo register a team to serve in Gifford, Illinois please contact Lisa Wiedman at l.wiedman@mchsi.com
Teams needed for recovery work in Alaska summer 2014!  Please contact Jim Truitt for more information at jftruitt@comcast.net.