UMVIM Team Leader Training Scheduled for October

August 29, 2019

The California-Nevada United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Team Leader Training is being offered Saturday, October 26, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Los Altos UMC, 655 Magdalena Avenue, Los Altos, CA 94024. UMVIM Team Leader Steve Elliot, a veteran of many trips, will facilitate. 
UMVIM Teams can serve close to home or travel to faraway destinations around the globe to work with host communities. They address a wide variety of needs such as disaster recovery, medical, justice, construction, and Bible study. 
Attend the event for answers to questions such as:  
  • How do I arrange lodging and travel?  
  • How do I help my team be culturally sensitive?  
  • What about insurance?  
  • Does my team need a background check?  
  • How do I start a mission team?  
  • How do I register my trip?  
  • What about youth?  
  • How do I help my team members reflect and grow from their experience? 
Register here. $30 reserves your spot and pays for your Team Leader manual, “A Mission Journey Handbook,” along with lunch and snacks.