Serve Our World

Travel with a Purpose

Floris UMC sends mission teams domestically and internationally with the goal of bringing joy, hope and positive change.

We have several opportunities for adults and students to travel with a team of people who are passionate about serving.

Find out if one of these missions is right for you.

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Financial Assistance

Floris UMC provides grants to church members and regularly attending adults selected to join a mission team. Financial assistance is based on resource availability, financial hardship and/or leadership role. Learn more and apply for financial assistance.

Leadership Training

Do you enjoy serving as a leader? Are you passionate about helping others? Then you are a good candidate to learn how to lead United Methodists Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) trips. Their missions support families impacted by natural disasters.

UMVIM Facebook Live

Why Should We Serve There When We Have Problems Here?

On March 14, 2023, this live stream conversation addresses the age-old question: Why Serve There When We Have Problems Here? They also discuss recommendations for making local and “destination” missions complement one another.
Panelists include
  • Rachel Estes, Dir. of Outreach, Canterbury UMC, Birmingham, AL
  • Shell Lewis, Serve Ministries Director, Floris UMC, Herndon, VA
  • Daniel Park, Restoration Campus Pastor, Floris UMC, Herndon, VA

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