The Mission Volunteers Resource Team of the North Indiana Conference have scheduled a Volunteers in Mission Team Leader Training event for Saturday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at St. Luke's UMC, 700 East Southway Blvd. in Kokomo, Ind. Penny Krug will be the trainer for this event.

Leaders and/or participants of VIM work teams and youth leaders need to attend this important event.

The cost is $10 person, which includes lunch and basic materials, plus $25 for a VIM Training Manual (only one needed per church). Topics include:

  • How to plan a mission trip?

  • Where to go when your church wants to send a team

  • Spiritual enrichment

  • Being a team member

  • Cultural sensitivity

  • Insurance and liability forms regardless of where you go, issues of risk and answers to questions.

For more information: Contact Bonnie Albert,, or phone 219- 464-1447.

Registration deadline is Friday, April 4. To register, send name, address, phone number with area code, church, city. Make checks payable to North Indiana Conference, memo VIM training and mail to P.O. Box 869, Marion, IN 46952. For registration form, log on to