UMVIM Training Opportunities

UMVIM Team Leader Training Courses
As a part of the Virginia Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Policy every UMVIM team leader is required to take the Team Leader Training course. When you answer the call to lead a team into the short-term mission field, you are assuming responsibility that is much more than handling logistics and making decisions. The UMVIM Team Leader Training Course trains and equips you as the team leader to then train and equip your team.
UMVIM Team Leader Trainings are offered periodically by the Conference UMVIM Leadership Team. Churches or districts may request a training to be offered (depending on the calendar and trainers availability) by contacting the UMVIM Coordinator Rebecca Makowski or the Director of Justice and Missional Excellence office, Glenn Rowley
The course is 5 hours.
To offer a training there must be a minimum of eight participants.

Pre-registration is required. Register by sending an e-mail to Cindy Ingroff in the Conference Office ( with the following information:

E-mail address:
Primary phone number:
CEU (yes or no)

Scheduled Courses:

UMVIM Team Leader Training Course - November 23, 2019, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Floris United Methodist Church, 13600 Frying Pan Rd, Herndon, VA

Park in lower parking lot. The class will be held in Wesley Room 223 and 224
Deadline to register: Nov. 18 at noon

This course is intended for those who have never taken an UMVIM Leader Training Course. Those who have taken an UMVIM Leader Training Course are still welcome to come or to take the online UMVIM Leader Refresher Course offered through UMVIM SEJ.
The course is 5 hours and there is no cost.
Trainers: Tim Wells and Peter Kuebler
Snacks will be provided but lunch will NOT – feel free to bring your own.


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