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Global Missions

Changing Lives Around the Globe
The California - Nevada Regional United Methodist Church - Volunteers in Mission continues to help people in areas of need. There are many opportunities throughout the year. Where will you serve?  
Ongoing International Mission Opportunities
Haiti - Thomas Food Project, led by Warren McGuffin
San Ramon Valley UMC has been making a difference since Haiti was hit with the devastating earthquakefour years ago. This year promises to be an exciting one, as we scale the Thomas Food Project into the sixth school.  With education...possibilities are boundless.


  • Mission Team Forming  Oct 26-Nov 3
Teams will be trained on the solar, water and computer equipment and curiculum software. Mission expenses and leader transportation is $600 per volunteer not including transportation Email Warren for more information.
During the 2012 Advent season, SRVUMC members and friends made donations to purchase portable water purification systems for Haiti.  Click here to learn how these gifts have made a difference to the children of Haiti.

Medical Mission Trip to Guatemala
SRVUMC is partnering with Walnut Creek UMC and UMVIM for a medical mission trip to Mazatenago,Guatemala, July 25 - Aug. 4.  Cost for the trip is $1,800 per person, which includes flight, hotels, transportation, insurance, and most meals. The team will take medical supplies with them and there will be four clinical days providing basic medical care in remote Guatemalan villages. The team is searching for one more doctor/physician's assistant/nurse practitioner, as well as another pharmacy tech/pharmacist, and several support team members who will help with triage, education classes, playing with the children and taking photos. Training will be provided, with the first team meeting soon! Team leader, Mari Ward. Email Mari.


International Mission Opportunities



Warren McGuffin


 Mari Ward 925-439-3837 or 813-0205


Phil Bandy


Phil Bandy
Here are some films and articles about our projects:
My reflections on teaching Frontline SMS in Haiti (retweeted by Frontline SMS):