Trainings for Churches, Team Leaders
VIM Team Leader Training
This training is for certification as United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Team Leader and is designed to equip participants to plan and lead VIM teams locally, nationally, or internationally. It is designed for those who have previous experience as part of a VIM team or local mission service and for those who have led VIM teams and need to re-certified with the new UMVIM Handbook.
It is also helpful for those who have thought about joining a VIM team and want to know what to expect. In the process you will learn more about UMC missions and Volunteers In Mission opportunities for local churches & individuals.
2018 VIM Team Leader Training Schedule
- September 8, 2018 @ the Conference Center 10am-3pm
Each Registration is $8 and a copy of "A Mission Journey: A Handbook for Volunteers" is required. Paper copies can be purchased through WPAUMC for $12 or online through Barnes and Noble. E-book versions are available through BN.com or Amazon.com. Invite your congregation to participate!
Specialized Training in Disaster Response
These trainings for certification in Disaster Response are offered in association with United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR).
Early Response Team Training
- September 15, 2018 @ Crossroads UMC - Boyce Road Campus, 1120 Boyce Road, Upper St Clair, PA register Here
- About UMC Missions & UMVIM
- UMVIM Process & Warnings
- Register Your VIM Team
- Mission / VIM Service Report
- VIM Host Sites & Project Lists
- Opportunities to Serve
- VIM Training Opportunities
- Mission VIMpossible
- Local Church Mission Resources
- Disaster Response
- Affiliated Regional Mission Agencies
- Eastbrook Mission Barn
- Imagine No Malaria
- Zimbabwe Partnership
- Mission News Archives
- Mission u
- Unstoppable Event
- Files and Forms
- Mission News