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2022 Mission Trip to India


Day 1 and Day 2 are spent on board the non stop flight to New Delhi.  We arrive in India at Delhi airport on Day 3 and transfer to the YWCA Hotel late evening New Delhi time.  After the morning  breakfast meeting at Asha Headquarters we spend the day at the Tigri Slums with the Asha students who ...

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California, Cal-Nev Conference Camps and Retreat Centers


The Opportunity The California-Nevada Conference offers a variety of camping and retreat programs at several locations – Monte Toyon, Lodestar, Waller Center and the Lake Tahoe Retreat Center camp descriptions.  In particular, Monte Toyon and Lodestar require significant upkeep.  Over the years, ...

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California, Livermore - Working in the Garden of Grace


A fantastic, rewarding East Bay mission opportunity, a workday or two at the Garden of Grace at the Asbury United Methodist Church in Livermore, California, is an excellent option for churches in the Bay Area and Sacramento Region.   History In June 2010, the Garden of Grace began as a notion to ...

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California, Rebuilding Homes in Paradise and Butte County


The Camp Fire, November 2018 was the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. Tragically, 85 people died.  The fire burned over 150,000 acres and more than 18,000 structures.  The towns of Paradise, Concow, Magalia and Butte Creek were largely destroyed. The total damage is ...

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California, Slater Wildfire Home Rebuilding - Siskiyou County


Started in September 2020, the Slater Wildfire in far Northern California, primarily in Siskiyou County, burned over 150,000 acres and destroyed over about 400 structures, including 200 homes.  This project is to assist Hope Crisis Response Network (HCRN) with rebuilding about survivor homes over a ...

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Guatemala, Salud y Paz


I have taken five mission teams to Guatemala over the years, including two visits to Salud Y Paz.  – Steve Elliott.  Contact me at UMVIMCoordinator@calnevumc.org for more details.   Our Mission International Hands in Service (IHS) through Project Salud y Paz provides health, healing, and education ...

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Kentucky Tornadoes Recovery


Status as of March 1st, 2022 – Recovery is underway, but rebuild teams will not start work until later this spring and summer.  However, you can register interest in being contacted when rebuilding starts, see the link below.  For the latest on this volunteering opportunity, contact Steve Elliott, ...

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NOMADS – RV Based Faith in Action


NOMADS (Nomads On A Mission Active in Divine Service) is a mission outreach ministry of the United Methodist Church.  It is specific to individuals and couples with Recreational Vehicles (RVs) wishing to be involved in Christian Service.   NOMADs find great meaning in being the hands of Christ in ...

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Red Bird Mission and Clinic


Red Bird Mission and Clinic have been providing ministries in the Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky since 1921. Today the need remains critical in this isolated, rural distressed area. Chronic poverty, lack of jobs, poor housing, and rugged mountainous terrain provide obstacles to a ...

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RISE Against Hunger


A longstanding partner of the United Methodist Church, Rise Against Hunger, is driven by the vision of a world without hunger. United Methodist Churches regularly sponsor meal packaging events with RAH. These are family friendly events are hosted at your church where meals are packaged for disaster ...

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Tiny Pine Foundation: Compassion, Kindness, Hope Helping Wildfire Survivors


Founded in 2019, Tiny Pine Foundation (TPF) gifts custom tiny homes to economically challenged wildfire survivors.  They also provide immediate disaster relief and ongoing services and support to families affected by wildfire.   TPF donates about 20 homes per year funded entirely by public and ...

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Washington State - Okanogan Wildfire Rebuild


Teams are needed throughout the summer for home rebuilding.   The Omak Fire Recovery Project currently has eight houses under construction with the goal of completing them all in 2022.  These houses are all rebuilds from 2019-2020 wildfires.    Volunteer teams are desperately needed.  Teams are ...

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Steve Elliott
Conference Disaster Response & UMVIM Coordinator (Director)
(925) 640-9797

Shari Sandoval
Senior Administrative Assistant
(916) 374-1528