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We offer a number of online resources to help you find out more about Mission Volunteers and to enable you to fulfill God's mission in the world.  There are also a number of others who provide helpful resource material online, so we provide links to these other websites.

While you are free to contact us in New York, you may also want to contact someone locally in your Jurisdiction or Annual Conference. This contact information is provided below.

Do you know of a link or other resource we should add? Please bring it to our attention so we can check it out.  We want to provide as much resource material as possible.  Also let us know if any of the links have changed so we can update this page.

This section contains the following topics:

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Online documents

Brochures / Booklets / Videos / Training Manual 

DOs and DON'Ts for Volunteers in Mission

Global Praise 1, 2, 3  - Index of Songs by Country

Guidelines for Sending and Hosting Volunteers

Guía Para El Envío y Recibo de Grupos de Voluntarios en Misión

Informacion sobre el Proyecto de Trabajo, archivo en formato de documento portable (Portable Document Format, PDF) de Adobe. Adobe Acrobat®, software gratuito para ver e imprimir archivos PDF de Adobe.

International Project Profile form 

New World Outlook Nov-Dec 1999 issue on Mission Volunteers

United Methodist Volunteers In Mission - What A Way To Serve!

U.S. Project Profile

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UMVIM websites

Jurisdictional UMVIM websites:  Full color map with links  or  Plain Text

Annual Conference and other UMVIM websites

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Guatemala Volunteers in Mission

Haiti: information for UMVIM to Haiti

Honduran Methodist Initiative

NOMADS program

Operation Classroom: a hands-on mission in West Africa for United Methodists

Poland VIM

Spanish Immersion offered for UMs from SEJ

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United Methodist websites

The Advance Program

Country Profiles by GBGM

GBGM: website of the General Board of Global Ministries

Kosovo: United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) information on Kosovo

UM General agencies, Regional offices, Organizations, Topics, Leader Resources

UM churches: comprehensive database of all UM churches in the United States, with street address, phone and fax numbers

UM News Service

UMC: official website of The United Methodist Church

UMCOR Hotline and emergency relief information

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Other useful websites

Airlines: links to websites of every major world airline - click on "Airlines" on the top lefthand side.

Airports: current conditions - Real-time FAA map of major domestic airports (under "News and Updates" and "Check Airport Status," click on "More").

Airports: information on many major airports in the U.S. and the world, including ground transportation and maps of terminals - click on "Airports" on the top lefthand side.

Airport Codes: list of major airport codes in the U.S. and the world

Area Codes for the United States, Canada and the Caribbean by Numerical Order

Country Profiles from Yahoo!

Currency Converter: user-friendly currency converter engine for international travelers

Embassies and consulates worldwide

Hurricane/Tropical Data

Internet terminals free and publicly available within a 20-mile radius of your zip code

Palestinian Center for Rapprochement between People - Beit Sahour

Time, Domestic: official U.S. time, accurate within 0.4 seconds

Time, World: easy to use links by country, region, and city

Travel Health Online

Travel Insurance Comparison Site -

Travel Insurance Comparison Site -

Travelers' Health: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

US Customs Service

US State Department-Bureau of Consular Affairs: current world-wide travel information

Visa information for U.S. citizens traveling to foreign countries

Weather: comprehensive weather information

World Council of Churches: ecumenical links

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