UMVIM Training Opportunities

UMVIM Team Leader Training Courses

As a part of the Virginia Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) Policy every UMVIM team leader is required to take the Team Leader Training course. When you answer the call to lead a team into the short-term mission field, you are assuming responsibility that is much more than handling logistics and making decisions. The UMVIM Team Leader Training Course trains and equips you as the team leader to then train and equip your team. This course is intended for those who have never taken an UMVIM Leader Training Course. Those who have taken an UMVIM Leader Training Course are still welcome to come or to take the online UMVIM Leader Refresher Course offered through UMVIM SEJ.  Check for the current online Refresher Course schedule.

The course is 5 hours and there is no cost.
A light lunch will be provided; donations to the host church are appreciated. 

Pre-registration is required. Register by sending an e-mail to Cindy Ingroff in the Conference Office ( with the following information:
E-mail address:
Primary phone number:
CEU: (yes or no)
Dietary restrictions:


The following UMVIM Leader Trainings have been postponed. We hope to reschedule in the near future:

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - Ebenezer UMC, Stafford

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - Williamsburg UMC, Williamsburg



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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
(804) 521-1100
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