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VAUMC 5K Run/Walk

VAUMC 5K Run/Walk will be held during Annual Conference, June 18, 6:30 a.m.. #BeingTogther is planned as both an in-person race for participants who will come to Hampton, VA, and a virtual race for anyone willing to join where they are. Questions? Contact the Rev. RJ Jun at [email protected]

Disaffiliation, General Conference 2022 & 2024

Get the latest news concerning the further postponed General Conference session from 2022 to 2024 as well as disaffiliation in The United Methodist Church. 

Executive Director of Virginia United Methodist Pensions, Inc. (VUMPI) John Fuller shares more about pension liabilities in the Virginia Conference in light of disaffiliation within the United Methodist denomination. View video…

May 17–General Questions about Disaffiliation. View document…

Team Jeremiah will answer questions about disaffiliation, General Conference over Zoom, May 31, 7 p.m. More…



News from the conference, denomination

May 17–General Questions about Disaffiliation. View document…

Team Jeremiah will answer questions over Zoom, May 31, 7 p.m. More…

Council of Bishops welcomes court’s decision that annual conferences may not vote to leave UMC. More…

Save the Date/Notification of Special Annual Conference. More…


Clergy Soul Care Retreat

Clergy are invited to take time out in a safe space to name the need and to nurture your soul’s connection with God through learning, embodied spiritual practices, spiritual direction, connection in community, and rest.

Annual Conference 2022

Annual Conference will be held in person starting at 9 a.m. with a District Initiative meeting and at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16 to noon on Saturday, June 18, 2022 at the Hampton Convention Center. 

Bishop's 2022 Bible Challenge

Bishop Lewis’ Bible Challenge continues in 2022, reading the Bible from Genesis to Revelation.

Post-COVID Re-entry Group (PRG)

Click here to see the newest information from the PRG group (Updated Jan. 27, 2022)

Resource for Churches, Pastors

“The VAUMC Connection” is news from the conference center, The Audio Advocate, and resources shared by Connectional Ministries. Available on Spotify and Apple.

“1000 Question Christian” asks clergy off-the-wall questions–anything from weird stories in the Bible to pastoral advice.  Available on Spotify and Apple.

You can also hear all the podcasts on the conference Digital Hub.


Join Communication Resource group

Join the Virginia Conference Resource Hub. This Facebook group provides a space to share information and resources about topics related to church communications, technology, discipleship, and more. This is a place where those who have questions and those with experience and answers can collaborate, assist, and equip one another.


How to support people of Ukraine

The best way to provide financial support the people of Ukraine is to contribute to the UMCOR International Disaster Response and Recovery Global Advance #982450. Learn more about helping Ukraine HERE

Virginia Conference Vision


“To be disciples of Jesus Christ who are lifelong learners who influence others to serve.”

Read below for how you can live out the vision this week. 

Connect with conference staff

Connect with the staff to learn how to align with the conference vision or to learn more about how the conference is working to resource local churches in the Virginia Conference.
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What happens when a new denomination launches? The Global Methodist Church, a theologically conservative breakaway denomination, officially started May 1, 2022. However, it will take time for any potential separations from The United Methodist Church to take place. Learn more…

Learn more about living into this part of the vision with the Learning Ministries Office. 


It’s #TeacherAppreciationWeek. Is there a Sunday school teacher who’s made a difference in your life? How can you show your appreciation to them or honor them this week?

Learn more about living into this part of the vision with the Influencing Ministries Office.


Join Global Ministries on May 5 at 7 p.m. ET for the next episode of #stillinmission. Learn about the transformational work of United Methodist missionaries serving around the world. Hear from missionaries…

Learn more about living into this part of the vision with the Serving Ministries Office.


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