Our Projects

2015 - 2017 FIRES – LAKE COUNTY (Middletown)

Location Middletown

Northern California has experienced devastating fires every summer since 2015, with October 2017 bringing what was - until that year - the most destructive fire season in California history....

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2017 Fire Storm - Mendocino County

Location Ukiah, Mendocino County, CA

Many survivors of the horrific fires of 2017 find themselves struggling to fully recover primarily due to be un-insured or significantly under-insured!  This project is primarily designed to...

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Africa, Sierra Leone

The purpose of the trip is to meet with other United Methodists in Sierra Leone and build relationships with them through visitation. Also explore mission opportunities and evaluate how we ...

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Alabama-West Florida Disaster Response

Location Alabama and Florida

The Alabama-West Florida Conference is accepting volunteers into Walton/Washington Counties (Florida) at this time. Volunteers with skills that meet the recovery needs are welcome. Work ...

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Angola & Conga: Nutrition and Health

Refresh personal relationships with Angola.   Hold workshops with midwives on Nutrition and Children Health care in Angola. Support the existing program of health and nutrition education in ...

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Angola, Bom Jesus

Location Bom Jesus, Angola

Join the  team of volunteers in Bom Jesus, Angola to serve in the historic Bom Jesus (Good Jesus) Medical Clinic.  The clinic is located on the campus of the local Methodist church on a ...

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Arizona, San Carlos

Location Apache Indian Reservation

The San Carlos Apache Reservation is one of the poorest Native American communities in the United States, with the median annual household income being approximately $14,000. About 77 ...

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Brazil, Caconde: Senior Center

Location Caconde, Brazil

Located in the beautiful rural coffee growing area in the town of Caconde, Brazil, some 150 miles north of Sao Paulo. We will work to complete the finishing touches on the Senior Center at ...

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California, (Gold Country Circuit)

Location North San Juan, CA UMC; Downieville, CA UMC, Sierra City, CA UMC

Come visit a "pioneer" United Methodist Church that reflects the Wesleyan model of circuit riders in "God's Country".  We have various dates for our projects so contact us for your choice.  ...

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California, Aptos

Location Camp Monte Toyon

United Methodist camp set in the redwoods near Aptos, CA (between Santa Cruz and Monterey). Numerous camp renovations needed. Available year-round.  Camp Monte Toyon Task Ideas For ...

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California, Colfax

Location Colfax UMC

Visit the Gold Country of Colfax in the foothills of the Sierras and serve our brothers and sisters in Christ at the same time! Colfax UMC is seeking two teams of roughly 5-6 volunteers to ...

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California, Klamath Deck replacement

Location UMC of the Redwoods

Team will gather at Klamath UMC to replaced a deteriorated redwood deck for this small church with a focus on Native American ministry.

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California, Klamath Roof replacement

Location UMC of the Redwoods, Klamath

A team of volunteers headed up by Haati Nai, a United Methodist layperson and a professional roofer will install a new roof over the leaky old roof of the Klamath Church Sanctuary.

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California, Lake County Fire

A devastating fire erupted in Lake County the last week of July, 2015 and has been spreading. Four of our Lake County churches (Middletown, Lowerlake, Clearlake Community, and Clearlake Oaks...

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California, Livermore

Location Asbury UMC

A mission destination, the Garden of Grace is an opportunity for United Methodist Volunteer in Mission teams to use their gardening gifts, serve the hunger needs of the local community and ...

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California, Mt. Shasta

Location Shasta Camp

Located eight miles west of the city of Mt. Shasta in the mountains of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the camp provides RV sites, tent camping sites, a rustic lodge and a multi purpose ...

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California, Napa Earthquake Disaster

Location Napa, Vallejo

We are looking for UMVIM volunteer teams for Long Term Recovery who are willing to help those impacted by the August 24th, 2014 South Napa Earthquake. For anyone interested in leading a ...

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California, Oakland

Location Elmhurst UMC

Dear Missioners The foundation in the fellowship hall at Elmhurst UMC is - shall we say - problematic.   There are also some issues with the parsonage. This is a mission critical site for ...

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California, Salinas

Location East Salinas Family Center UMF

Teams visit the mission outreach center and church to the Hispanic community in Salinas, CA - home territory to John Steinbeck.  Join us in ministry, help us maintain the facility. Available...

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California, San Francisco

Location Glide Memorial UMC

Glide Memorial UMC's comprehensive programs seek to meet basic human needs - providing prevention, intervention & educational services in a diverse setting. Services include daily free ...

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California, San Francisco

Location San Francisco

Meet firsthand our Bay Area partners in ministry on this weekend team -- Friday evening through Sunday noon. Work on ½-day project in different San Francisco neighborhoods. Visit other area ...

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California, San Jose

Location Alum Rock UMC

Alum Rock UMC of San Jose and is need of having their buildings prepped and painted. The CARE-A-VANers have stepped forward to help in this effort and welcome others to join them.

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California, San Mateo

Location Shoreview UMC

Volunteer to serve where they "live out making disciples for Jesus Christ." Shoreview UMC in San Mateo, CA is mainly Tongans with some Samoans and Fijians and Americans. Every Sunday Morning...

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California, South San Francisco

Location Hope UMC

Project is estimated to be ready to receive volunteers as of July 10, 2012. Months to avoid when scheduling for project are December; January-February (for exterior work) This is a ...

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California, Weed "Boles Wildfire"

Location Weed, CA

WEED, CA - Boles Fire Recovery The town of Weed, CA is located in the Cal-Nevada Conference.  In October 2014, a fire was intentionally set and the arsonist has since been sentenced to jail ...

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California, Wilseyville

Location Camp Lodestar

Come to the mountains! On the west slopes of the Sierra Mountains, this rural retreat center is a 2-hour drive from Sacramento. Accommodating groups of 12 to 120. Stay here while you do ...

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Cambodia Mission Project 2016

Location Cambodia

Come experience the beauty of rural Cambodia, the excitement of thriving new Methodist churches, and before you come home, visit the world treasure Angkor Wat temples.  Trip is scheduled for...

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Cambodia Projects

Location Cambodia

Visit beautiful Cambodia as part of a mission team. We will be the guests of the most welcoming people, and before you come home, visit the world treasure Angkor Wat temples. Teams will ...

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Care-A-Van-ers offers people with recreational vehicles the opportunity to share their time and skills in designated mission projects. The group volunteers their time and talents at churches...

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Dominician Republic Mission

Location Dominican Republic

We are working with Gordon and Ardell Graner who are missionaries with the General Board of Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church. They served in Bolivia for 23 years and are ...

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Early Response Training

Location United States

Early Response Team: Basic Class Who Benefits: members of the local churches   |  Length: 8 Hours  |  Schedule: Upon request   |  Recommended Prerequisites:  None The mission of an early ...

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Fiji, Kadavu & Viti Levu

We will return to John Wesely Bible School at Viseisei, Viti Levu to share greetings our church after delivery of mission gifts to the school last July. A visit is planned for the Viseisei ...

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Fiji, Navuniyaro

Location Various

Teams offer medical and dental services, Vacation Bible School, and construction at various sites.   Methodist Church in Fiji gives thanks for US Methodist fellowship: "The Methodist ...

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Fiji, Navuniyaro 2020

The  United Methodist  Volunteers in Mission Team has return to Navuniyaro many  times  since 2010 to work  on construction of the Church. Medical and Education. In  2020, UMVIM  will return...

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Fiji, Navuso

Location Navuso Farm

The Navuso Farm is a key part of the Fiji Methodist Church’s ministry where there is a school, agricultural college, and dairy farm.  This is the project that the CN Conference has agreed to...

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Fiji, Viseisei, Lautoka & Nausori

Experiencing Fijian culture through volunteerism at a local community free clinics to mission sites previously provided with educational materials to reassess collaboration needs. Visits to ...

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Fiji, Yasawa-i-Ra

Location Yasawa-i-Ra

MISSION STATEMENT (OCT 2014 FOR 2015 TRIP) Short Statement for UMVIM website Yasawa-i-Ra, Fiji 2015 – Fibre Boat With the blessing of the General Secretary of the Methodist Church of ...

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Fiji/New Zealand

2015 South Bay Mission visit to Fiji, including stops at Lotu Bible School (Nausori) and Wesley Bible School (Viseisei). The South Bay Mission is a partnership ministry of the Fijian ...

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Guatemala, Mazatenango

Location Mazatenango

The Guatemala team worked in the south western area of Guatemala. We were based in the city of Mazatenango and traveled to three different villages which were 1-2 hours away. The purpose of ...

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Guatemala, Mazatenango Medical

This will be a medical mission trip providing basic medical care, health education in the Mazatenango region of Guatemala. We are recruiting licensed doctors, nurses and pharmacists.    

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Guatemala, Panajachel

Location Panajachel

Porch de Salomon Project is to build a new block/concrete house for Guadalupe's indigenous family in San Andreas Semetabaj (20 miles from Pana) Short-term Scope: Construct a family house ...

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Guatemala, Panajachel 2017

Our team has a 9 member medical team and a 7 member construction team.  We will be conducting 3, maybe 4 clinics, each in a different Mayan populated village in the highlands around Lake ...

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Guatemala, Porch de Salomon

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Haiti, La Gonave

Location Source a Philippe

A few more spots are available for the VIM trip to Source a Philippe on La Gonave, Haiti. We will be working on health and nutritional issues. Please email Bill Borah for more information at...

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Haiti, Thomas

Location Haiti

The California Nevada Conference of the United Methodist Church is continuing a series of mission trips to support our ongoing work in Haiti. We will be continuing the work of the Thomas ...

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Haiti, Thomas (Youth Mission) 2015

This mission of the youth is to be involved in community computer classes, build and install Bio-Sand water filter systems for water purification. This mission is part of an ongoing ...

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery - (Youth Teams)

The Restoration Generation : Young Adult and Youth teams - Hurricane Sandy Recovery. Some general guidelines and information: * Team leader of youth teams must be an adult with 3/1 youth ...

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India, New Delhi & Mumbai

Location Asha, Tigri New Delhi, India; Navjeevan Centre, Mumbai, India

Previous projects have been in Delhi, Mumbai and Jamkhed. This has involved hands on ministry in a slum setting in Delhi and then with children (of prostitutes) in the Navjeevan Center in ...

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Japan Tohoku 2017

A group of youth will go on a mission, service, and educational tour of Japan this summer. This trip is co-hosted by Wesley United Methodist Church in San Jose, CA and the Wesley Foundation ...

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Japan, Tohoku

Location Japan, Tohoku

A group of youth will go on a mission, service, and educational tour of Japan in the summer of 2014. This trip is co-hosted by Wesley United Methodist Church in San Jose, CA and the Wesley ...

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Medical, Organic Farming and Connectional. Please contact Yune Oh @ yuneoh@gmail.com / 408.267.3937 of Korean UMC of Santa Clara Valley for more information.

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Kentucky, Red Bird Mission

Location Red Bird Mission, Inc.

This is a year-round work opportunity for volunteers in mission and service-minded groups. Work Camp strives to provide home repair for low-income community residents and maintenance for ...

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Liberia, Ganta

There are plans to work with the school of nursing to provide in-service training on donated equipment for use in the UM hospital in Ganta.  Additionally, we are working to have medical ...

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Louisiana, 2016 Flood

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Louisiana, Slidell

Location Slidell

Working out of the Epworth center in Slidell, Louisiana.

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Macedonia, Strumica

Location Strumica

There are only 13 Methodist churches in all of Macedonia. Carol Partridge is our United Methodist missionary who serves all of the churches there. Historically, protestants in Macedonia ...

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Maryland, Crisfield

Location Chesapeake Bay

Conferences heavily affected by Hurricane Sandy last October are ready to receive long-term recovery volunteer teams. All UMVIM teams are required to have a trained UMVIM team leader when ...

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Mexico, Camalu

Location Camalu

Construction, Connectional and Vacation Bible School. Please contact Pyong Cho @ pyongccho@gmail.com / (408) 993-1289  of Korean UMC of Santa Clara Valley for more information.

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Mexico, Colonet

Location Colonet

The project site is in Baja about two and a half hours south of Tiajuana. Teams have been going to this location since the year 2000 working on a churches and a homes. For the last six ...

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Mexico, Jalisco El Maguey Library

Approximately 1200 lbs of books will be waiting for own attention with help of El Maguey residents be put in place books will be trained to work with the population's. Students who have to ...

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Mexico, Puebla

Location Puebla

We will be doing some repair and construction at the church and parsonage, as well as one or two days of childen's bible school.  We will also visit a Methodist pastor we have served in ...

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Mexico, Tecate

Location Tecate

The purpose of our intergenerational mission trip to Mexico is two-fold: (1) to provide a basic home according to the standards and needs of the village in which we work, and (2) to build a ...

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Mexico, Tlaxcala

Serving Iglesia Metodista El Divino Redentor in Tlaxcala, Mexico. Construction of a new church building to replace original building, circa 1918, which has fallen into disrepair. Serving for...

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Mexico, Tlaxcala 2018

We will be serving the Iglesia Metodista de Mexico, working with our volunteer mission coordinator in Mexico, Priscila Rojas-Quintero, in providing construction costs and assistance to the ...

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Mexico, Tlaxcala 2019

We will serve in construction and repairs at an Iglesia Metodista mission church, either in Tlaxcala under the direction of District Superintendent Narciso, or in the Puebla district under ...

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Mission Handcraft Sales

Location Your church

The Mission Handcrafts project was started as Bolivian Handcrafts in the 1960s when United Methodist missionaries serving in Bolivia brought and sold to folks in California-Nevada Conference...

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Mississippi Tornadoes

Dear Friends in Mission,   Received this news for volunteers needed in Mississippi....   Announcement: On December 23rd Columbia, MS was struck by multiple tornados. An unofficial estimate ...

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Mississippi, Louisville

Location Louisville

On the afternoon of April 28, 2014, an EF4 tornado tore through the heart of Winston County and the City of Louisville, Ms. leaving a 35 mile path of destruction that leveled more than 300 ...

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Nebraska and Kansas Tornadoes

Location Nebraska and Kansas

 Efforts are underway to organize for the many volunteers that will be needed during the long-term recovery and rebuild response in the Great Plains Conference. For current information on ...

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Nevada, Battle Mountain

Location Battle Mountain UMC

Battle Mountain, Nevada is rugged gold country.  Members of this historic Methodist church invite you to join them for work on building repairs and local mission projects.   One project ...

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Nevada, Ely

We are looking for contractor teams to help complete a partially built church, projects in the parsonage and other multiple tasks in Ely, Nevada. Lodging, Food and Activities click HERE ...

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Nevada, Schurz

Location Schurz UMC

Schurz UMC is located in rural western Nevada on the Walker River Indian Reservation. The Sanctuary, Parsonage, and Community buildings need some repairs and maintenance - specifically, the ...

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New Jersey, Ocean

Location Ocean

"A FUTURE WITH HOPE" - Ocean, New Jersey.      Video #1  &  Video #2   Conferences heavily affected by Hurricane Sandy last October are ready to receive long-term recovery volunteer teams. ...

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New Jersey, Ocean Grove

Location Ocean Grove

Conferences heavily affected by Hurricane Sandy last October are ready to receive long-term recovery volunteer teams. All UMVIM teams are required to have a trained UMVIM team leader when ...

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Nicaragua, Nueva Guinea

Location Nueva Guinea

Epworth UMC, Berkeley has an ongoing relationship with Rubén Darío High School in Nueva Guinea, Nicaragua.  We provide material support to the school and create educational activities, but ...

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Location Oklahoma

 A group of young adults (ages 17-35) will travel to Oklahoma to help rebuild homes distroyed by the 2013 tornados. The group travels with the support of the National Japanese American ...

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Oregon, Portland or Eugene

Location Portland or Eugene

L.A.S.T. is a service learning project that links groups of youth (grades 6-12) for a week long mission trip experience in either Portland or Eugene, Oregon.  Youth will experience something...

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Philippines, Zambales

Location Zambales Province

Medical-Dental Mission  Location: Batiawan village, Subic Municipality, Zambales province, Philippines Date: April 24-25, 2014 Beneficiaries: 1,000 indigenous Aeta people including mothers, ...

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Primetimers offers educational and mission service experience for older adults. Exciting 5-10 day events offer opportunities for educational forums, cross-cultural exposure, faith-filled ...

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Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery

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South Africa, Malawi

To accept the invitation of Wings of Hope Malawai to see the effects of our joint ministry programs in bringing AIDS Education and the Christian Message to high school youth in Malawai. To ...

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Stop Hunger Now

Location Your Church!

UMC Congregations are coming together to package meals for our hungry brothers and sisters around the world.  Stop Hunger Now, a United Methodist Church advanced special (#982795), is now ...

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Swaziland, Manzini

Location Manzini

Currently there is not a trip planned to Swaziland. Previously teams have traveled to Manzini, in central Swaziland, near the capital of Mbabane. They have worked with the school children ...

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Tennessee, Knoxville

Location Susannah's House

A committee of six CA/NV Conference UMW members to participate in a UMW-Volunteer in Mission opportunity November 2-8, 2015. We would fly to Knoxville and spend 4-5 days working at Susannah...

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Texas, Hurricane Harvey 2017

Hurricane Harvey was an extremely active and catastrophic hurricane during the disastrous 2017 Atlantic hurricane season. 

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Location Tonga

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Tonga, Vava'u

Location Vava'u

Mission volunteers will return to the remote village of Hunga, in the Vava'u District, continuing a relationship that was begun with that village in the aftermath of hurricane Waka in 2002. ...

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Turkey, Istanbul

Location Istanbul

Exotic sights, scents, and sounds reign in this fascinating land where Europe and Asia meet and where Paul started the earliest Christian churches. 

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Uganda, Bugembe

We interview children and youth who are sponsored by people in the US for the AIDS Orphans Educationa Trust, we meet with the Bugembe Women's Group, a Ugandian community-based organization ...

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Uganda, Jinja

Location Uganda, Jinja

 Holy Cross UMC V.I.M. Project Scope of the Project In March, 2014, a work team sponsored by Holy Cross United Methodist Church in Stockton, CA, will be traveling to Uganda to the Jinja ...

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Uganda, Kumi

Location Uganda

Youth and Child Visionary Ministries YCVM began as the dream of one young adult to care for the growing number of orphans in his hometown of Kumi, Uganda. From that dream, a registered ...

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Utah, Salt Lake City

Location UMCOR Depot, West

Assemble life-saving emergency kits.  Volunteering at UMCOR West in Salt Lake City provides opportunities to assemble relief kits sent to disasters all over the world.  Kits are assembled in...

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Utah, Salt Lake City

Location UMCOR West Depot

The perfect Youth trip - Planes, Trains and Cars.  Travel to UMCOR Depot to assemble Relief Kits!  Fly to Salt Lake City and take the train back. A special fun "mystery excursion" is ...

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