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BUMMP & UMCOR Disaster Response Training: Saturday, February 18

February 18, 2017


Mission Adventures

Learn how United Methodists organize to engage in mission globally as well as locally and the resources which the “Methodist Connection” provides.  This event features workshops on Disaster Ministry, UMVIM, Supporting Missionaries, and other Service Opportunities.  In addition there will be a Disaster Preparedness overview session called “Connecting Neighbors”.  Be challenged to “up your game” for God’s mission.

Saturday, February 18, 2017   8:30 am to 3:00 pm

At this one day seminar you will learn how United Methodists organize to engage in mission globally as well as locally and the resources which the “Methodist” connection provides around the world.As United Methodists we have a great opportunity to live out our faith doing mission work. Find out where and how you can get involved!

Morning: Workshops
Disaster Preparedness and Response: Insights on what the Rocky Mountain Conference is doing to help everyone prepare for or recover from a disaster.

Volunteers in Mission: Information on getting involved with the Volunteers in Mission program.Including UMVIM history, project ideas, leader training and other resources.

Supporting Missionaries: Details on how to sponsor a missionary, how to arrange a visit and how to support them in their important work.

Service Opportunities: There are otherways of missionvolunteering. Haveyou consideredjoining theNOMADS? Orbecoming a GlobalMission Fellow? Or
getting involved with MissionaryService? Or UnitedMethodist Women?


Afternoon: Training
Connecting Neighbors: This UMCOR disaster preparedness program to inspire congregations to be better able to minimize disaster-caused harm and to respond to our neighbors.

• Ready Congregants: Preparing you and your household before and immediately following a disaster.
• Ready Churches: Protecting church property and the people within the property, and of appropriate use of church property in disaster response.
• Ready Response: Encourages churches to explore their capacity for various disaster response ministries and to engage community partners.

VIM Leader Training:
This 3 hour session is for those individuals that would like to lead a Volunteer in Mission team. The material focuses on the basic activities and the responsibilities of a team leader.

Sign up online by clicking here


February 18, 2017
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