Announcements & Events

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2017 Lay Servant Academy

March 31, 2017 – April 2, 2017

The Lay Servant Academy is about equipping Laity (those who are not clergy) to carry out the mission of the church. “The mission of the Virginia Annual Conference is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world by equipping its local churches for ministry and by providing a connection for ministry […]

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Bishop’s Convocation on Prayer

April 1, 2017

Bishop Sharma Lewis will host a Bishop’s Convocation on Prayer on April 1, 2017 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 903 Forest Avenue, Henrico, VA 23229. The Rev. Juanita Rasmus, co-pastor of St. John’s United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas, will be the plenary speaker for the convocation. Workshops on a variety of topics will be […]

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Celebrate the Increase Banquet

April 23, 2017 6:00 p.m.

Too often we hear discouraging news about church trends, but there are many good things happening in the Alexandria District! On Sunday, April 23, Alexandria churches are invited to come and celebrate the increases in professions of faith and average worship attendance across the district. Dinner will be served. A limited number of complimentary tickets […]

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Annual Spring Youth Retreat @ Camp Highroad

April 28, 2017 – April 30, 2017 7 PM Friday through 11 AM Sunday

Don’t miss the annual Bi-District youth retreat! This year’s theme, “Faith through the Storm,” is from Hebrews 11:3. We will retreat Friday April 28-Sunday, April 30 at Camp Highroad in Middleburg, VA.   This event is open to all youth grades 6-12 (group registration).  $100 per person early registration (if registered on or before April 7) $110 […]

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How to Connect: A Deeper Dive

April 29, 2017 9:30-12:30

A Deeper Dive April 29, 2017 | 9:30 AM– 12:30 PM Franconia UMC How to Connect to Your Neighbor – Deeper Dive – teams of 4-6 (which must include the pastor!) from each church will look deeper into the ways individuals, churches, and communities discover where God is and what God is doing, and come […]

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Ministers’ Convocation

May 8, 2017 – May 10, 2017

This year’s Ministers’ Convocation will once again offer a time for both renewal/relaxation and learning. Event details and registration: www.vaumc.org/MinistersConvocation. The deadline for In-residence Registration is Monday, April 17, 2017. Continuing Education Funds are available at: vaumc.org/clergycontinuingeducation. Come be engaged in theological and academic conversation while experiencing rejuvenation for ministry. Our theme is “Making Space […]

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Annual Conference Orientation

June 4, 2017 5 p.m.

All Annual Conference Delegates are encouraged to attend this one hour orientation.  Come find out all you need to know about this year’s conference.

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Holy Land Journey with Bishop Lewis

February 26, 2018 – March 7, 2018

Join Bishop Sharma D. Lewis and the Virginia Conference of the UMC on the 10 day Holy Land Journey departing on February 26, 2018! Download the Brochure Learn More

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