Mission u 2018
Thursday, July 12 - Sunday, July 15
California University of Pennsylvania
Mission u is an annual event offering opportunities for adults, youth and children to grow spiritually, learn about issues affecting society and experience Christian mission in its many forms. The Mission in Action option; participants will travel to work sites each morning and return to the Cal u campus later in the day. Youth Mission u for youth in grades 6-12 begins two days before the main event to allow more time for building relationships and serving neighbors through hands-on work.
Mission u is sponsored jointly by the Conference Global Ministries team and the United Methodist Women. Set up as a long weekend at California University of Pennsylvania, it begins on Thursday evening, but the schedule allows for participation for those who can't arrive until Friday. Families are encouraged to attend and discount rates are offered for family members who room together.
There's a Sampler Day on Saturday for anyone who would like to try it for a day. Even if you haven't registered for Sampler Day, you can come and pay at the door.
Scholarships are available:
The Gene Stollings Memorial Scholarship will cover the cost of registration, room and board for a first-time clergy attendee.
The Evelyn Hull Memorial Scholarship will cover the cost of a first-time attendee sponsored by a UMW unit.
- Dean - Barb Hess, past president, Conference UM Women
- Assistant Dean
- U.S. Missionary Conferences: Rev. Cyndi Bloise and Rev. Pam Gardner
- Spiritual Growth: Living as a Covenant Community - Rev. Lisa Grant
- What About Our Money? - Julie Taylor and elmira Nazombe
Mission u also includes:
- Worship & singing
- Small group sessions on current issues
- Mission Projects
- Multimedia presentations
Visit the WPA UMC Mission u Facebook page.
- 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