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Youth Opportunities in the Western Jurisdiction (UMVIM)

United Methodists Volunteer in Mission (UMVIM) has moved many of its mission opportunities and trainings to a virtual format. As your UMVIM Jurisdictional Coordinator I wanted to let you know about those opportunities designed for the youth and young adult leaders and youth teams. If you have any questions about trainings or virtual missions, please let me know.

Ronda Cordill, UMVIM WJ Coordinator
Website: www or for WJ UMVIM specific information.

YOUTH LEADER TRAINING: (Offered by North Central Jurisdiction)

“It’s Their Mission.”

Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, starting at 11:00 am PDT – 1:00 pm PDT

To register, go to: Click on “It’s Their Mission.”

Youth leaders are invited. There is no cost.

Class will be also be offered this Winter. Contact Ronda Cordill:

New UMVIM Site in Denver: SACRED DOORS

Sacred Doors, an urban ministry of Bethany United Methodist Church in Denver, Colorado, invites you to experience a virtual mission journey to learn more about the Denver Metro Area people on the margins. Of course, we hope, by next summer we will all be able to travel and I invite you to consider serving in Denver at Sacred Doors lead you and your team in a service project in person.

SEMINAR: To get to know the ministry and what they offer to the youth, Pastors Denice and Nani are offering a Seminar to introduce Sacred Doors to the Conference Staff and Conference youth staff and local church youth leaders in the WJ. No cost. The seminar is Thursday, October 29, at 7:00 pm MST.

VIRTUAL MISSION: To experience what a Virtual Mission is like for youth you are invited to join the mission. This is for Conference Staff and local church youth leaders starting Tuesday, November 10 – Friday, November 13, 9:30 a.m. – noon MST each day with additional 1 pm – 3 pm on Friday.

Our speakers are part of non-profits that work with homeless youths, immigration issues, community home rehab, and a shelter for women and transgendered individuals. Join us as we open some of the Sacred Doors in Denver, Colorado.

Cost is $125 per person to support the ministries of Sacred Doors.

Mail your check to Bethany UMC; c/o Sacred Doors; 3501 W. 1st Avenue; Denver, CO 80219.

To register for either the seminar or the mission go to the Sacred Doors website:, Sacred Doors.