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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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Facebook Resource Hub

Facebook Resource Hub

This Facebook group has been created by the conference Board of Communications and the conference Communications Office with the goal of providing a space to share information and resources about various topics related to church communications, technology, discipleship, and more.

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Media Library

Media Library

Need photos for your social media or marketing campaigns? Access a number of pictures with United Methodist Communications Media Library

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Message from Martha – July 15, 2021

Friends, how many of you have used the #tbt or #throwbackthursday hashtags in your social media posts?  I don’t often use them, but I am today with a special opportunity to look forward as well as remembering the past. If you have seen the Laity Celebration...

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Relaunch Webinar Season 2

VAUMC PRG continues to find ways to assist local churches in their effort to Relaunch! At this moment, we are seeing that connecting with our local churches through webinar format is most effective. Therefore, we are planning to host a monthly Wednesday afternoon...

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Remarks from Martha Stokes, Conference Lay Leader

(View as pdf) Bishop Lewis and members of the Annual Conference: During my high school years, Rev. and Mrs. Robert Callis, Jr. were appointed to Fieldale UMC.  Mrs. Callis, who had been an early Local Licensed Elder in the Virginia Conference, was instrumental in...

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An Update on Financial Matters

(View as pdf) June 1, 2021 Dear Virginia Conference: I am pleased to report that the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church (VAUMC), through several financial management actions taken in response to the pandemic and earlier, is financially stable. As such,...

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SEJ College of Bishops calls for special session

(View as pdf) The College of Bishops of the Southeastern Jurisdiction (SEJ) of The United Methodist Church, in accordance with ¶521 of the 2016 Book of Discipline, calls for a special session of the jurisdictional conference on July 21, 2021. The meeting will begin at...

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Support Peace With Justice Sunday on May 30

Be A Peacemaker Blessed are the peacemakers. Whether between nations, races, faiths, or individuals, violence and its effects take a tragic toll in our world. As Christians, our faith calls us to bring peace to the world, love our neighbors, welcome the stranger,...

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PRG Relaunch Webinars

PRG Relaunch Webinars

In preparation for this transition, the new conference PRG team will host a series of four webinars. Visit this page to view the webinars.

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