2012 Annual Conference

June 22-24
The Civic Center
Roanoke, VA

Uranium Mining Resolution (pdf)

2012-2013 Appointments (pdf)

The 2012 session of the Virginia Annual Conference is being held in Roanoke, Va., Friday, June 22, to Sunday, June 24. Laity and Clergy sessions will begin at 1 p.m. on Friday. First plenary session begins at 3 p.m. Ending time should be around noon on Sunday. (Scroll down for more information.)

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2012 Consent Agenda (pdf)

Memorial Booklet (pdf)

Daily Proceedings (pdf)

DVD (and other items) Order Form Click here to download the pdf order form.

Click here to view video of the Rev. Steve Hundley's sermon he delivered during the Memorial Service. (mpg)

Annual Conference Wrap-up News (pdf)

Tom Berlin Report
The Rev. Tom Berlin presented a report on General Conference to the Virginia Annual Conference, June 23. Click here to view his report.

Click here to view video of Tom Berlin's report on General Conference

Daily Advocates
Friday, June 22 (pdf)
Saturday, June 23 (pdf)
Sunday, June 24 (pdf) 

About Annual Conference
News Release: 3,350+ Virginia United Methodists to gather in Roanoke June 22-24 to worship, help others and conduct business (pdf)
Annual Conference Preview: A lot will be packed into a short time

Alternate Lay Member Form: Click here to download a pdf file

Book of Reports
Click here to download/read the 2012 Book of Reports (pdf)

Annual Conference Logo
Click here to download a copy of the logo (jpg)

Virtual Promo Packet
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Annual Conference Offering
2012 Annual Conference offering to benefit Mozambique, Brazil, Cambodia, Shalom Farms
    Click here to download an Annual Conference offering bulletin insert (pdf)

2012 Agenda (pdf)

Emergency Phone Number (540) 853-1545
This phone is for incoming emergency messages only. Calls must be returned at other phones. 

4 Cans 4 Conference - 2012
It’s time to begin gathering canned and staple goods to benefit the SW-VA Food Bank in the Roanoke-Salem area of our Conference. Each Clergy and Lay Member of Conference is asked to bring a minimum of 4 cans of food to this year’s gathering in the Roanoke Civic Center. The offering should be at least: 1 can of meat; 1 can of vegetables and/or fruit; 1 can of soup and/or stew; 1 can that may be opened with a Pop-Top. Cllick here to view and print a detailed flyer (pdf).

Child care during Annual Conference
Child care during annual conference will be available at Greene Memorial UMC, 402 Second Street, SW Roanoke, VA 24007 located one mile from the Roanoke Civic Center. Child care will be available Friday: 12pm-5pm ($30); Saturday: 8am- 5:30pm ($40) and 7pm- 10pm ($5 for first child, $3 for additional); and Sunday: 8am-1pm ($30). The “Parents’ Place” (not staffed) will also be available on-site the Civic Center (located in the Special Events Center). This is a room available for parents to play with, rock, and feed children. It has rocking chairs, cribs, changing tables, play mats, some toys, a TV and DVD player. Deadline to register for child care is Friday, June 15. Online registration for child care is no longer available. You must mail in your form.
Click here to download an informational file (pdf).
Click here to download a Word Form child care request file to fill out on your computer.
Click here to download a pdf child care request file to print and fill out.

Closing Worship/Fixing of Appointments, June 24
The Worship Service for the concluding service of worship at Annual Conference is available in pdf and Word for congregations that may wish to incorporate them as part of their worship.
Click here to download a pdf file
Click here to download a Word file.

Holy Rollers Bike Ride to 2012 Annual Conference
Click here to download information and a registration form (pdf)

Housing Information (pdf)

UMCOR Relief Kits
Kits for Conference (pdf)

Guidelines for Display Space (pdf)
Request for Display Space (pdf)
Request for Display Space (Word Form)

Banquet List (pdf)
Banquet Request (pdf)
Banquet Request (Word Form)

Per DiemVoucher and EFT Payment Information Request for Annual Conference
By conference action, retirees, persons receiving their first appointment, and eligible others listed in the Book of Reports are authorized to receive reimbursement for expenses to attend Annual Conference, not to exceed $100 per day and is subject to limitations of conference approved rates. Vouchers will be included with the Book of Reports mailing or can be obtained by clicking here (pdf). The Conference Treasurer’s office is encouraging all reimbursements to be made by direct deposit. Instructions are attached to the voucher to make provisions for direct deposit. Vouchers will not be accepted after July 31.


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The Virginia Conference of The United Methodist Church
10330 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060
P.O. Box 5606, Glen Allen, VA 23058-5606
1-800-768-6040 or (804) 521-1100
Click here for directions to the Center