“Real Situations/Real Connections/Real Faith at Work”

Epworth Forest Conference Center
North Webster, IN
August 12-14, 2011

Do you wonder about the state of missions in the United Methodist Church? Wonder no more! Come see where "mission" is happening and how you can connect! UMVIM teams and individuals are passionate about their Call to Action in the Four Focus Areas of Mission of our church:

  1. Ministry with the Poor
  2. Leadership Development
  3. Congregational Development
  4. and Global Health.

UMVIM can and does fit into each of these areas! Come learn how you can be a part of this ministry! This event is open to all who are interested in mission and outreach! Please join us!


  • Rev. LeKisha Reed, Indiana
  • Rev. Malcolm Frazier, GBGM
  • Willie Berman, Mexico
  • Tom Heaton, Guatemala via Skype
  • Becky Harrell, Costa Rica via Skype
  • Rev. Ed Kail, Iowa
  • John Wesley (aka Rev. Bert Kite), Indiana


ERT training, Disaster Response, Haiti (3), The Advance, Operation Classroom, Senegal, Mexico, Poland, Health Care Options for teams, Camphor Mission, Liberia, Packing Tips, Spiritual Formation, The Democratic Republic of Congo (Wings of the Morning & Friendly Planet Missiology) & UMVIM leadership training.


Haiti (7); Blue Rose Mission, Mansfield, OH; Nehemiah Mission, Cleveland OH; Dayspring Native American UMC, East Peoria, IL; Epworth Center, Bethesda, OH; Midwest Mission Distribution Center, Chatham, IL; Poland; Mision Fronteras, Peru; Cambodia; Peru; Operation Classroom, IN and MN; Honduras Medical; Cuba; Democratic Republic of Congo; Thiu Rancho, Bolivia, and more!

More information, schedule and costs on the UMVIM-NCJ webpage.

Register here.