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St. Paul & St. Andrew UMC VIM team in CubaVIMs build mutual respect in U.S., Cuba
By James Melchiorre
9/3/08:
Mission teams from United Methodist congregations in the U.S. go to Cuba every month. Connections keep growing, harbinger perhaps of a better, more mutually respectful future. Watch an 8-minute video of a Summer 2008 team to Cuba from St. Paul & St. Andrew (NY) UMC.
 
Columbia wellSeven Go-To's and Gotta Do's for UM Volunteers
By Beth Buchanan
9/1/08: So you think you want to be a volunteer. But now what? Here are seven quick tips for how to become a volunteer. Be in prayer about all of these ideas and use all available resources and people when choosing a volunteer path!
 
Miss Frances' homeMiss Frances' home rebuilt by UMCOR, partners, volunteers
By Susan J. Meister
8/29/08: New floors, new walls, a new roof, renewed hope in this home in Slidell, Louisiana, one of nearly 5,500 houses rebuilt or repaired in the past three years.
 

Panama-communityhealthWhat Difference Does a Volunteer Make?
by Rev. Rhett Thompson
6/13/08: VIM teams organize the first vacation Bible school, train the first group of community-health promoters, and construct a "green" Camp in an area in Panama

 
UM Habitat House in MercerWestern PA UMs build Habitat House during annual conference
By Jackie Campbell
8/13/08: Volunteers discover that their experiences are spiritual journeys as they get to know others, share stories about themselves and their churches, and build new relationships.
 
Yam mounds - Nigeria Beloved Iowa Mission Volunteer Dies in Nigeria
6/12/08: Ron Wilmot, a Volunteer in Mission died in Jalingo on June 9 while doing the Lord's work in a place he loved, surrounded by people he admired.
 
Nigeria PartnershipIncredibly Sad News from Nigeria.....
6/10/08: For seven years Ron Wilmot, a retired science teacher from Akron, Iowa, has traveled to Nigeria as an individual volunteer on behalf of the Iowa-Nigeria Partnership.
 
NOMADS in Newton KSNOMADS repair retirement home in Newton, KS
by Ilona Meilekh, Newton Kansan
5/29/08: UMVIMs with RVs come to a venue for three weeks to work and travel.
 
Primetimers in Macedonia 2008First Primetimers Mission Group Visits Macedonia
by Nancy Eubanks
5/19/08: Thirteen United Methodist Primetimers arrived in Macedonia on May 15 for two weeks of ministry.
 
GulfCoast-vols-NWOMar08Mission to Gulf Coast
by Tiffany Knowlin and Nick Elliott, New World Outlook
March / April 2008: A Volunteers in Mission team journeys from South Carolina to reconstruct an Alabama home.
 
Rocky Mtn conf-girl iconRocky Mountain Conference UMVIM
by Betsy Keyack and Ann Fort
4/21/08: They came from all over Wyoming, Utah and Colorado. They ministered to sick people, gleaned potato fields, built homes and churches, served in many other ways.
 
SCarolina VIM Tornado Recovery-March08South Carolina UMVIM help with tornado recovery
by Times and Democrat Staff (Orangeburg, SC)
3/21/08: Teams of volunteers weatherized houses and used chain saws to cut trees away from homes and other property.
 

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