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April 21 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm MST

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Desert Southwest Conference United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM)
2018 Mission Team Leader Training [click here to download the PDF flyer]

BASIC MISSION TEAM LEADERSHIP TRAINING

Effective team leader training can make the difference between a successful mission and an experience better forgotten. Prepared team leaders have the tools, insight, and knowledge to successfully lead groups in a mission experience that glorifies God through service done effectively.

TRAINING TOPICS INCLUDE:

• Finding and Selecting a Destination, a Host, and a Mission Project
• Gathering a Team – Promoting
• Planning the Trip – Details!
• Budgeting and Raising Money
• Team Orientation – Clear Expectations
• Insurance and Legal Concerns
• Returning Home and Reporting – Inspiring your congregation!
• Special Issues regarding International Trips
• Youth and Family Trip Issues, including Safe Sanctuaries Policies, Releases, and Background
Checks
• Travel Issues

NETWORKING

Inspiring potential leaders, identifying potential partners, discovering needs, welcoming interested individuals, communicating opportunities, developing resources, cultivating potential hosts, sharing ideas, joys and challenges, building networks, celebrating outcomes.

SCHEDULED TRAININGS

Saturday, March 10, 2018 – Henderson, NV
Henderson First UMC
609 E Horizon Dr, Henderson, NV 89015

Saturday, March 24, 2018 – Flagstaff, AZ
Flagstaff Federated Community Church 400 W Aspen Ave, Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Saturday, April 7, 2018 – Tempe, AZ
Tempe First UMC, Baker Center
215 E University Dr, Tempe, AZ 85281

Saturday, April 14, 2018 – Tucson, AZ
St. Paul’s UMC, Tucson
8051 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85710

Saturday, April 21, 2018 – Yuma, AZ
Yuma First UMC
298 W 3rd St, Yuma, AZ 85364

All Leader Training Workshops are 9 AM – 1 PM and include a light networking lunch. There is a $10 fee (payable at the workshop), which includes one Team Leader Manual and lunch. Two (or three or four) participants per congregation would be GREAT(!) and provide much greater mission energy and
leadership.

Experienced leaders and previous attendees are invited to come and participate.
(No cost, but you still get lunch!) Experienced leaders have a lot to contribute to a session like
this one.

To Register:

  • Contact Lorraine or Mike Eyer, DSC UMVIM Coordinators (623) 810-5600 or 
  • Share UMVIM updates and training opportunities via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/groups/dscumvim.

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Organizer

Lorraine or Mike Eyer
Phone:
6238105600
Email:
clnmwe@gmail.com

Venue

First UMC – Yuma
298 W 3rd St
Yuma , 85364 United States
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