United Methodist Committee on Relief Trainer Penny Krug, will lead a Volunteers In Mission Team Leader Training event on Saturday, May 22, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (ET) at Northwest United Methodist Church, 21855 Brick Road in South Bend, Ind. This training is for leaders and/or participants of work teams and youth leaders.

The cost is $7 per person plus $25 for VIM Training Manual (only one needed per church). Please bring a sack lunch. 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. Registration deadline is May 15. Registrations forms are available online at www.inumc.org, click on Volunteer.

For more information, contact Bonnie Albert, bonkay@hotmail.com or call 219-464-1447.