Volunteers News

Loss in paradise

published 11/10/2017
Oklahoman living in Puerto Rico rides hurricane’s winds BY HOLLY MCCRAY In the days after Hurricane Maria, it took the connections of Oklahoma United Methodist Volunteers In Mission to get Chelsea ...

VIM team to assist missionary in Bethlehem

published 10/20/2017
On an upcoming trip, Volunteers in Mission from Oklahoma will serve alongside missionary Kristen Brown in Bethlehem. Rev. Brown’s hometown is Tahlequah. The mission will be April 9-20, 2018. If you ...

Conference policy works to protect mission teams

published 9/29/2017
Your church mission team is returning home after serving internationally, but the plane flight is cancelled due to mechanical issues. How do you get home without additional expense? A team member ...

East Cross team takes on international mission, youths step out of comfort zones

published 9/8/2017
BY EVAN HOLMES, YOUTH DIRECTOR, EAST CROSS UMC BARTLESVILLE —God moved in the lives of those in Costa Rica, but I saw Him move in the lives of our East Cross students as well when our Volunteers In ...

Barn-raising complete at Bethel Acres

published 10/10/2014
Photos by Holly McCray Volunteers from New York move a gate Sept. 5 into the new barn for 1 Day Ranch at Bethel Acres, near Shawnee. The man at center is a team leader for New York Says Thank You. ...

Equipping the Church for a Changing World -- Office of Mission event spans globe Nov. 14-15

published 10/10/2014
Mission and service: two crucial components in the DNA of United Methodism. Sign up for a major learning event, packed with workshops and speakers, to further your church’s engagement in these ...

VIM medical team ministry takes on next level

published 9/20/2013
Workshop Nov. 16 An important workshop for medical Volunteers In Mission (VIM) teams will be held Nov. 16 in Oklahoma City to promote the Community-Based Primary Health Care (CBPHC) model of ...