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.

Application for Grant from Virginia Conference
United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM)
to Support Short-Term Volunteer in Mission Teams

Click here to download application (Word)
The purpose of the grant is to provide funds in support of faith communities in the Virginia Conference with average worship attendance of 150 or less who wish to provide a UMVIM team short-term mission team opportunity. The funds may be used for team building, transportation, materials, etc. or for scholarship grants to individual team members.
The UMVIM team leader must have completed UMVIM team leader training and the team must follow VA UMVIM team guidelines. The team destination may be within Virginia, the United States or internationally.
The grant request maximum is $1,500. If team does not go, the team leader must contact the Office of Justice and Missional Excellence for consideration of how the grant will be used or returned.
A church or faith community must make the grant application and receive the funds.





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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