10 Ways NCC UMVIM Can Assist YOU!
1. Train you to be an UMVIM Team Leader
As an UMVIM trained Team Leader, you will be equipped with the best resources and practices to lead teams locally, nationally, and internationally to show Christian love in action throughout God’s world.
2. Assist you in selecting a mission partner
With both local and global partnerships, NCC UMVIM can help you connect you with a United Methodist partner organization based on the gifts and talents of your mission team.
3. Funding your mission journey
Through Missional Exchange Grants, local churches and United Methodist related institutions from the North Carolina Conference can apply for grants of $500 per team for domestic mission journeys and $1000 per team for international mission journeys. Please note: funds are limited. To find out about these opportunities, click here.
4. Assist youth and young adults in funding their mission journey
Through generous donors, NCC UMVIM can assist youth and young adults with financing their mission journeys through grants of up to $250.00 per individual. Please note: funds are limited. To find out about these opportunities, click here.
5. Provide your team with insurance
Through the Jurisdictional UMVIM office, your team can purchase insurance to cover unexpected accidents which may arise during your mission journey.
6. Provide Team Leaders with necessary resources
NCC UMVIM has many fillable forms which team leaders are encouraged to use to keep track of important team information throughout the mission journey
7.Assist you in filling out visa applications
Our Conference Coordinator would be happy to walk with you through visa application processes required for some international destinations and connect you with visa services to accompany you through the process.
8. Advise on various missional opportunities
Through the United Methodist Connectional Structure, there are many ways to engage as a missionary. NCC UMVIM is happy to discuss these opportunities with you and connect you with the appropriate resources so you may follow the call God has placed on your life.
9.Speak to your ministry setting about the importance of short-term missionary service
An NCC UMVIM representative would love to speak with your local church, campus ministry, institution, outreach committee, conference, or special event about the importance of UMVIM ministries and how such ministries change lives.
10. Pray for you
Most importantly, NCC UMVIM prays for you and your teams as you serve across God’s world, seeking to partner with the least, the last, and the lost as we work together to bring about the Kingdom of God.
For more information, feel free to contact Miles Baker Hunt, Conference UMVIM Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org