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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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Invitation to a Celebration of All Saints Day

October 24, 2021, 6 p.m., via Zoom In preparation for All Saints Day, all clergy and laity of the Virginia Conference are invited to this service of healing. We will sing together, hear the Scripture, grieve together as we light candles for the saints we have loved...

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Holy Disruption

Contributed by Heather Gomez (Lay member of Post-COVID Re-Entry Group [PRG] team) Then Jesus said to them, “Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.”  Luke 4:21 First a humble confession -   I have an unfortunate bad habit of...

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FAQs About The UMC and Boy Scouts

September 20, 2021 A document with Frequently Asked Questions about The United Methodist Church and the Boy Scouts has been developed and can be found here. For additional information, please contact the Rev. Dr. Steve Summers, Assistant to the Bishop and Director of...

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Journal 2021

Sections will be added as they become available. 2021 Journal in one file Pages by Section (pdf files): I. II. and III. Conference Officials, The Common Table for Church Vitality, and Board, Commissions and Committees IV. Rolls of Conference Members V. Daily...

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Justin Allen receives Francis Asbury Award

The Rev. Ryan LaRock, chair of the conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry, shares the following announcement: On behalf of the Virginia Conference Board of Higher Education and Campus Ministry, it is my honor to announce that we have chosen the Rev....

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Resources to help Afghan refugees

Resources As the world witnesses the humanitarian crisis occurring in Afghanistan, the Virginia Conference is providing the following resources to help aid your understanding and ability to care for refugees. Kenn Speicher is the point of contact for the Virginia...

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