United Methodist Volunteers in Mission

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) is grassroots movement with The United Methodist Church designed to provide an official channel whereby Chritians, both lay and clergy, may offer their skills and talents for Christian service at home and around the world on short term assigments at their own expense.

The Virginia Annual Conference has a steering committee that coordinates United Methodist Volunteers in Mission activities.

Forrest White
Virginia Conference UMVIM Coordinator
(804) 938-1026 Cell

Forrest White maintains a Virginia Conference UMVIM Facebook page at www.facebook.com/VirginiaUMVIM. He asks any UMVIM teams leaving from the conference to contact him with information about their activities so they can be included. He is also available to help churches with short-term missions. Contact VirginiaUMVIM@gmail.com or (804) 938-1026.

Crossing Borders - Changing Lives

Virginia Volunteers in Mission promotes hands-on mission opportunities from everywhere to everywhere. Local faith communities, Districts, Regional, Conference, or General Church (General Board of Global Ministries) promoted trips all offer opportunities for hands-on mission experiences. Below is a listing of upcoming Volunteers in Mission opportunities. For information please contact the person listed directly. All teams listed here are posted as a courtesy to team leaders who are seeking members to complete their team. 




Virginia Volunteer in Mission (VAVIM) Policies (pdf)
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UMVIM SEJ Learn more about UMVIM in the SEJ. Information on available trips, updates, and much more.


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