Human Resource/Talent Bank Directory

Recognizing the Virginia Conference is blessed to have many people with varied ministries, talents, gifts, and graces to share, the Virginia Conference is now offering  a "Human Resource Directory."
If you have special talents you would like to share with others, please send your information to and it will be posted.
If you are looking for someone to visit your church or gathering, please use the links to discover the talents, gifts and graces right here in the Virginia Conference. 

Music and Worship
ABEL, Family Gospel Group Focused on Making Contemporary Music
Kay Beatty, manager of Chasing Grace, a contemporary Christian music/praise band 
Michael Davis, Alternative Worship and 'The Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations,' for Small Membership Churches 
Rick Dellinger, Music Ministries 
Mikey Fuller - Organist/Pianist 
Patrick Gainer - Piano Tuning and Repair
Steve Garner, Music Ministry and Speaking/Evangelism 
Jeff Hale, Dramatic Presentations 
Steve Kropp, Musician 
Sharon Lester, Music Ministry, Public Speaking/Certified Lay Speaker, Emmaus Teamer 
Susan Michie-Bent, Visual Arts 
Elvin Nicely, Music and Worship Arts Consulting
Nancy Whitfield, Contemporary Worship and Music Consulting
Lee Snead, Pianist/Musician
John D. White, Ventriloquism, Music, Clowning and Magic 

Capital Campaigns/Fundraising
John Compton, Compton Fundraising Counsel, LLC

Clergy Coaching
The Rev. Larry Buxton, Leadership & Preaching Coaching

Church Communications
Betsey Davis, Multimedia Resources 

Church Consultants 
Four Seasons Ministry, R. Franklin Gillis Jr. and D. Glen Langston 
Marie Coone, Church Consultant

The Rev. David A. Rash, Stewardship Matters

Dr. Kenneth Beals, Ethics, World Religions, History & Doctrine
Dr. Lynne Caldwell, UM History & Polity; Mission; Evangelism; Small Membership Churches 
Steve Schaefer, Seminars/Workshops 
Sandra Stanley, Christian Education

Health and Healing
Dr. Teresa Smith, Director of New Pathways Ministry

Prison Ministries
Paul Beighley, Prison Ministries
Keith Lauer, Ministry to Youth in Prison 
Dr. Patricia Marks, Prison Ministries, Justice Issues

Resources to Share
Desdamona White - Gallup Certified Strengths Advisor: Workshops for all ages, Consultations, Leadership Development

Betsey Davis, Multimedia Resources 
Stan Hargraves, Programming, Mission Statements, Technology, Discipleship 
Jim Ullian, Consultant in the Field of Media Technology

Youth Ministries
Brad Stone, Speaker, Youth Events

Kimberly Barker-Brugman, Soul Story Ministries
Billie Davis, Old Adult, Urban Ministry, Christian Ed., Visuals, Marketing
Bob May, Speaker, Former Missionary, Palestine, Central Asia, Tonga
Dawn Peck, Spiritual Life, Contemplative Prayer
Christina York, Sign Language Interpreter 





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