Mark Your Calendars!

Here is a quick and concise list of important Bi-District dates as well as registration links for your convenience.

If you have questions about these events, please don’t hesitate to contact Cynthia Lopynski (cynthialopynski@vaumc.org) or Kim Johnson (kimjohnson@vaumc.org) for more information.

2018

  • April 3-4: Rally to End Racism

  • Wednesday, April 12:  Clergy Meeting/Spiritual Formation (CentrevilleUMC)
    Topic: Breakthrough Prayer featuring Rev. Sue Nilson Kibbey
    (9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m.) Bi-District Clergy Meeting   *clergy only, required meeting  CLERGY RSVP
    (7:00-8:30 p.m.) Laity Spiritual Formation Event REGISTER


  • Saturday, April 14: Bishop’s Convocation on Race and Reconciliation (Annandale UMC)  REGISTER

  • Wednesday, April 18: Websites 101 (Church Website Training) REGISTER

  • Thursday, April 19: Third Thursdays (Topic: Easy Graphic Design) REGISTER

  • April 20-22: Bi-District Youth Retreat (Camp Highroad) REGISTER

  • Sunday, April 22: Celebrate the Increase (Christ Church) For Alexandria Churches REGISTER

  • April 27-28: Lay Servant Training (Herndon UMC) REGISTER

  • Saturday, May 12: Transitions Workshop (Messiah UMCfor clergy and SPRC members experiencing a pastoral transition this summer
    Includes and option for an afternoon session on either Cross Cultural Appointments or Transitions and Conflict 


  • Saturday, June 2: Healthy Congregations Workshop (Clarendon UMC)  REGISTRATION coming soon!
    Facilitated by the Lombard Peace Center


  • Sunday, June 3: Annual Conference Orientation (for District and Church Delegates to the 2018 Annual Conference)

  • June 15-17: Annual Conference (Hampton, VALEARN MORE
    Includes the Great Day of Service


  • Sunday, July 15: District Stewards Meeting (location TBD)

  • Wednesday, August 8: General Conference Briefing with Martha Stokes   (location TBD)

  • Sunday, September 22: District Conference (Centreville UMC)

  • September 28-29 (all day): Developing and Implementing an Outward Mindset  (St. Stephen’s UMCREGISTRATION coming soon!