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Tentative General Conference dates publicized

Special Session of General Conference 2019, St. Louis, MO After the pandemic-caused postponement, the new prospective dates for The United Methodist Church’s General Conference are Aug. 31-Sept. 10, 2021. The Council of Bishops disclosed the proposed dates, including...

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Free Elder Stoles

Seven elder stoles to give away. If you're near Arlington we can hand off in person soon. If not, we can meet up at conference in June. Contact: Sarah Harrison-McQueen Previous Next

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Ask The UMC: What is regionalization?

If you are in or around United Methodist leadership circles, you may have heard the word “regionalization” more frequently in recent months. In this series, Ask The UMC will explore the ways that regionalization already exists for central conferences and the...

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Free Shepherd Cut-Outs

Ramsey Memorial UMC would like to offer this beautiful custom-made pair of shepherds to a new home. Perfect for children's photo opportunities. It was made by one of our members with his artistic talents.They stand 5'11" at the tallest and 4'11' at the widest. The...

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Looking ahead to General Conference next year

By Heather Hahn Dec. 18, 2023 | CHARLOTTE, N.C. (UM News) After a four-year delay, the next General Conference is rapidly approaching in just over four months. With time of the essence, the commission that plans The United Methodist Church’s top lawmaking assembly met...

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New staff person announced in Connectional Ministries

December 12, 2023 Rev. Amanda Garber will join the Connectional Ministries staff on January 1, 2024 as the new Director of Missional Engagement.  Garber served most recently as Lead and Founding Pastor of RISE in Harrisonburg, Va., which began as a new faith community...

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Free Pews (8)

Central UMC in Salem, Virginia has eight pews (five 10' and three 12') that are free to whoever or whomever can use them. However, any donation to the church would be lovingly accepted. There is also the potential for additional pews, if the recipient can make use of...

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Free Carpet

Free Carpet Central UMC (Richmond) - We have had our old wood floors refinished this week and have two room-sized, beige carpets we no longer need (22 feet X 24 feet). We think they are about 10 years old. One has some stains; the other does not have any visible...

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Free Advent Candles

Kilmarnock United Methodist Church, Kilmarnock, VA has these Advent Oil Candles. We are not using them and would love to give them to another church to use. If you have need of them, please call Pastor Cory at 757-373-7304. Return to Classifieds Home Page

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Communication of Revised Clergy Housing Policy

Communication of Revised Clergy Housing Policy. 11/30/23 In order to provide greater equity in clergy housing, the Bishop and Cabinet, with input from the Just Compensation Task Force, has approved a revision to the Clergy Housing Policy at their November meeting....

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Partnering with FAMIL to Help Wounded Heroes

Partnering with FAMIL to Help Wounded Heroes

As we approach this Veterans Day weekend, the Virginia Annual Conference recognizes the work of the VAUMC Refugee Response Team. This team shares the following message and opportunity with the membership of the Virginia Annual Conference:Veterans Day is a day to honor...

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Global Ministries Announces Recent EarthKeepers Trainees

Global Ministries EarthKeepers is a program to train and support United Methodist laity and clergy in addressing local environmental concerns and the systemic structures that give rise to those concerns. It is a response to the call to practice social and...

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Becoming a Climate Just Congregation

By: Brian Christoffersen In response to the growing evidence of climate change’s harm to the most vulnerable and creation, our dependence on dirty energy sources, and unjust energy burdens, we are called through God’s love to the transformative work of a  Just Energy...

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Prayers for Peace in Israel & Palestine

Prayers for Peace in Israel & Palestine

October 9, 2023 At the Special Called Annual Conference on October 7, 2023, Bishop Sue shared the following regarding the erupting war in the Holy Land, "We awoke this morning to news from Israel and our own divisions seem minor compared to the huge strife that some...

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Mission Project: McPherson Residence

From: Keith Vernon, PastorProvidence UMC (Patrick)I am pastor at Providence UMC in Patrick County on the Mt. View District.  We are currently undertaking a major mission project that is beyond our capacity to complete without the help of the connection.  It is our...

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Open Enrollment begins Oct. 9 and will end Oct. 31

Open Enrollment for Benefit Plan Elections 2024 will begin on Monday, October 9th and end on Tuesday, October 31st.Open Enrollment is the annual period when all benefits eligible Virginia Conference active clergy, pre-Medicare eligible retired clergy, and lay...

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Black Choir Robes

84 total robes 5 extra small 5 small 34 medium 40 large 75 stoles 54 plain blue 21 blue with gold edging Pictures are here Kristi Reynolds 804-769-3434 Return to Classifieds Home Page

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UMC and BSA agreements remain the same from 2022

It is that time of year when your church may consider renewing or establishing agreements with community organizations or ministries, including the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). On December 21, 2022, the conference shared information about BSA and approved agreements...

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Pray for Hawaii

Pray for Hawaii

UMCOR is coordinating with the California-Pacific Annual Conference to process an initial grant for emergency supplies such as shelf-stable food, water, hygiene items and tools to help survivors recover belongings as first responders continue to provide initial aid in...

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