Virginia Conference mission team in Cambodia
The Virginia Conference Volunteers in Mission (VIM) team is back from its two-week journey to Cambodia. The experience was called a pilgrimage rather than a traditional VIM team because the focus of the trip was to provide and opportunities for sharing, growing and learning from and with both laity and clergy of the Methodist mission in Cambodia.
Click here to view a video highlighting this Cambodian pilgrimage.
The team was composed of laity and clergy from the Virginia Conference. Members of the mission team were Martha Dodson, Lynn Gramzow, John Hemming, Anita Mays, Barbara June Nowak, Nancy Robinson, Glenn Rowley, Nick Ruxton, and Nancy Yarborough. They met up with Juanita and Steve Csontos from the Alexandria District who had traveled to Cambodia for the group arrived.
More pictures and videos are available on the Virginia Conference Facebook page
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Related Boards and Commissions
Conference Missional Ministries Board
Conference Board of Church and Society
Commission on Ethnic Minority Concerns and Advocacy (CEMCA)
UMVIM Team Leader Training
UMVIM Team Leader Recertification Training
Early Response Training, Jan. 21, 2017, Blacksburg UMC
Kits for Conference
Click here for an itemized list (pdf) for all relief kits that are listed on the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) Web site or go to http://www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Relief-Supplies.
Blessing of the Kits: Assembling Relief Kits as an Act of Worship
Click here to download a suggestion for blessings over the kits before they go to Annual Conference or are otherwise donated.(pdf)