Who we are: Connected People of God
At our best, we are the spirit-filled, resilient, connected, missional, faithful, diverse, deeply rooted, committed, disciple-making, Jesus-seeking, generous, justice-seeking, world-changing people of God called The United Methodist Church.
In the Virginia Conference, we are:
Our domestic and international mission reaches over 1,400,000 people.
Together, our mission and ministry is how we #BeUMC.
On Saturday, February 18, 2023, a Special Annual Conference will be held virtually at 9 a.m. for the sole purpose of considering the ratification of local churches seeking disaffiliation. Learn more…
Installation Service for Bishop Haupert-Johnson will be held Saturday, February 11 at 10:30 a.m. at Woodlake UMC in Chesterfield. More…
Additional Update on Boy Scouts Agreements and Local Churches. More…
Judicial Council Decision: No new elections needed for GC2024. More…
Process for 2023 Clergy Appointment announced
January 31, 2023—
Bishop Sue shared in a video message about the spiritual process of making clergy appointments that involves discussion, prayer and discernment within the Cabinet meetings. This year, the process of announcing clergy appointments to the conference body will look different in the Virginia Conference. Learn more about the process for the Virginia Conference in 2023 in the video message.
Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson is assigned to the Virginia Conference at the 2022 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. Find all SEJ updates here.
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Three Parts: One Mission
The mission of The United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
In the Virginia Conference, we are doing this through our vision, “to be disciples of Jesus Christ who are lifelong learners who influence others to serve.”
Find resources of how to live into the Virginia Conference vision through the conference offices of Learning, Influencing, and Serving.
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