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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:

1,000+ churches

308,490 members

1,895 clergy

Our domestic and international mission reaches over 1,400,000 people.

Together, our mission and ministry is how we #BeUMC. 

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Latest news from the conference and around the global denomination

Hatchathon takes place in May. Learn More…

‘Next Steps’ in VAUMC disaffiliations result in creation of Bridge Churches. Learn more…

Watch the recording of the May 6, 2023 Annual Conference. Learn More…

May 6, 2023 Annual Conference results. Learn More…

Next Steps: How Bridge Churches in VAUMC meet United Methodists where they are following disaffilation. Learn more…

Update on 2022 Annual Conference funds given for children, youth ministry. Learn more…

Have questions about small and/or rural church communications? Learn more…

From Bishop Sue: United Methodists can invest in the planet. Read more…

Connectional Ministries reorganization announced. Learn more…

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‘Next Steps’ in VAUMC disaffiliations result in creation of Bridge Churches. Learn more…

United Methodist Disaffiliation: News releases and more information available.

Have questions about disaffiliation?

Get the latest news concerning the further postponed General Conference session from 2022 to 2024 as well as disaffiliation in The United Methodist Church.

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Relief for Ukraine

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), the denomination’s disaster-response arm, has now received more than $27 million to help people affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Learn how to help…

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Featured Resources of the Month

Need resources for self-care or grants? Find resources by visiting the Resources page, the Digital Hub, and the Center for Clergy Excellence.

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Need communication technology help?

Our team of communications experts from around the conference can assist you with questions about general communications, live streaming, social media, and video production. Fill out the support form

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Learn about upcoming events in the denomination

View a full listing of this year’s events at the link.

Want to share your event with others around the conference? Click here to fill out a form.

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