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Open Enrollment Runs Until Oct. 30

The open enrollment period for your 2021 benefits begins on Monday, October 12, and ends
on Friday, October 30. During this period, the online benefits enrollment system will be
available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The system is accessible from any computer with
an Internet connection.

News from the conference, denomination

New documents from Return to In-Person Worship Work Group. More…

Scouting’s Silver Torch award presented to Bishop Sharma D. Lewis. More…

CLDDT (nominations) offers guidance to boards and agencies. More…

Self-care in the midst of pandemic. More…

2020 Annual Conference issues apology letter to Bishop Lewis, conference. More…

Important Resource for Churches, Pastors Here

A workgroup of church leaders, medical professionals, and legal professionals have prepared a comprehensive plan which includes: summary of the plan, handbook, visual presentation, and more for churches to plan on how to approach return to in-person worship. More…

HEALTH FORM ON EVC

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Quadrennial Clergy Ethics Training

In light of ongoing gathering restrictions, the Quadrennial Clergy Ethics Training – The Minister as Moral Theologian – has been adapted into a series of asynchronous and synchronous video sessions. Details and registration are available from https://na.eventscloud.com/ehome/269796 or click here for more information.

Annual Conference 2020

Information is now being shared about a virtual Annual Conference, October 31, 2020. More…

Coronavirus Resources

This page includes livestream churches, communication resources, giving & financial resources, webinars

Bishop's 2020 Bible Challenge

Bishop Lewis has been encouraging the clergy and laity of the Virginia Conference to read the Bible. Scripture and daily readings are available.

A Call to Racial Reconciliation and Justice

Bishop Sharma Lewis issued a call to action against systemic racism, May 29, 2020. Please visit this page for updates on prayers, op-eds, action items, blogs, and videos. More…

Virginia Conference Vision
To be disciples of Jesus Christ who are lifelong learners who influence others to serve.

Learners

The new screen reality has introduced church leaders to many new tools. Make worship more dynamic whether in-person or via a screen with fresh storytelling ideas. Add dimension with these tips from United Methodist Communications. Learn more…

Influencers

Children, youth and families are facing many challenges during this time of upheaval and distance from the physical church. Explore six practical suggestions for how your congregation can meet the material, spiritual and emotional needs of your community. More…

Servers

The United Methodist Church’s special giving structure ensures your generosity blesses as many people as possible in sustainable, strategic ways. Through the support of you, and your church, we fund hundreds of projects each year. While worship platforms have changed in light of the recent crisis, we still come together to do more. Membership in a United Methodist church connects you with the people of your local congregation and a global denomination of more than 12 million members across four continents. More…