May 17, 2017
UMVIM Western Jurisdiction has created a new Facebook page. Please feel free to take a look. Please pass the word on to other mission volunteers to join the group and share pictures, joys, concerns, and opportunities for service. Click Here
March 23, 2017
Walnut Creek UMC is heading up a medical mission to the Mazetenango Region of Guatemala this summer. Our dates are July 14 - 24, including transportation and set-up days, 4 days of clinic, and rest and recreation in Antigua for 2 days the the end of mission. We are in need of at least one more doctor or PA and one or more nurses. There are other doctors and nurses with us who have a great deal of experience on this mission and will be able to support you if you are new to mission clinic work....
September 29, 2016
The Mission Volunteer Team Leader training is designed to teach people how to create and lead small groups of volunteers, create hands-on ministry projects, facilitate a powerful spiritual journey, and host team projects that transform individuals and make a difference. Leader training covers all aspects of identifying, planning, and completing a mission project. The one day class is led by trained staff and covers such topics as project logistics, team safety, administrative forms, ...
August 31, 2016
Weed Long Term Recovery Group, Siskiyou Habitat for Humanity, and the Coordination Team invite you, your friends, church or service group to join us in rebuilding Weed homes lost in the Boles Fire. Many volunteer opportunities beyond swinging a hammer await you, although there are plenty of those projects, too. A day or a week of your time and talents will make a lifetime of difference to people whose lives were turned upside down. Seeking teams of any size to join in rebuilding our community. ...
June 02, 2016
There will be no collection of United Methodist Committee On Relief (UMCOR) Kits at the Annual Conference Session in Burlingame. For information on teams traveling to the UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City in the near future, please visit Volunteer Opportunities tab under the UMVIM website.
February 11, 2016
77-year-old Barbara Burdette knew fire was very possible, living in Calaveras County near the town of Mountain Ranch. She lost everything in the Butte Fire last September. read more