Iowa United Methodist Volunteers in Mission ready to jump back into action

Iowa United Methodist Volunteers in Mission ready to jump back into action

May 16, 2022

Submitted by Beverly Nolte, UMVIM Co-Chairperson 

The Iowa United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Committee (UMVIM) has been restarted to offer assistance in making your mission work journey successful!. The Iowa United Methodist Volunteer in Mission Committee has all the information you need to successfully prepare, plan and pursue any mission experience.

With a vote pending, Sandy Ashley and Beverly Nolte will serve as co-chairpersons through July 1, 2023. ​Phil Rogers is a liaison with Disaster Response Ministries. District Leaders are:
  • Ron and Marcia Peeler, Riverview Park District
  • Julie Breutzmann, Pictured Rocks District
  • Jeff McPheron, Golden Valley District
  • Kathy Martin, Camp Clear Lake District
  • Lori Shannon, Aldersgate District
A new page under Ministries on the iaumc.org website is being prepared with the contact information of the district representatives and other pertinent information. We will announce when it is ready. 

Save the date

Friday, July 22, is the opportunity to take a free Team Leader Training! Every work team, be it youth, intergeneration, from one church or district, needs a trained Team Leader. This will be from 9 – 5 PM at the IAUMC Conference Center at 2301 Rittenhouse St., Des Moines. Contact: Beverly Nolte (beverly.nolte@gmail.com) for more information and registration.

Fall 2022 UMVIM Trip

We are planning a disaster response work experience to Lake Charles, Louisiana, September, 24 – October 2, 2022. Kathy Martin will be the group leader. Her contact information is: gmakmart@gmail.com, 712-490-1359.