Director: Madeline White, (804) 521-1113
Digital Media Specialist: Hunter Bryn, (804) 521-1112
Web Manager: Sam Duenckel, (804) 521-1116
- Maintaining the conference database (including all clergy contact information; clergy appointments; clergy and lay members of conference boards, commissions and agencies; laity serving in leadership roles in the conference including Annual Conference members).
- Overseeing conference website, internal conference email groups and conference social media pages
- Development and production of promotional materials and videos for the conference and local church ministries
- Weekly e-Advocate– digital newsletter with conference, national, global news
- Conference email groups
- Conference Journal
- Clergy Directory
- Book of Reports
- Virginia United Methodist Advocate Archives (2011-2019)
The office provides resources to the conference, districts and local churches. Specific resources include media relations and crisis communications consultation and access to technology hardware and software at discounted prices. Email [email protected] for more information.
- Submit a request for help with general communications, live streaming, social media, or video production
- Join our Facebook group for communication resources and support
- Communications training opportunities
- Resource documents for church communication best practices
- UMCom resources for websites, website hosting, training, and video
- Find digital ministry ideas and resources at the Digital Hub page.
- Need other communication resources? Learn more…
Board of Communications
The Virginia Conference Communications staff uses a variety of communications tools, techniques and technology to support the vision and ministry of the Annual Conference in making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
With over 1,100 churches, the Communications staff provides a number of functions to equip the clergy and laity for ministry.
Learn more about resources and aids for your church at the Digital Hub.
Email the office to learn more about training opportunities or resources at [email protected].