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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The 10th Annual United Methodist Caretakers of God’s Creation Conference will be held in the Washington DC area this year to complement the National People’s Climate Justice March on April 29. The conference will be a day of inspiration, education and preparation. It will begin with worship, including a message of hope brought by United […]
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 […]
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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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.
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