E-Mail Groups

If you encounter any problems subscribing or posting, please e-mail communications@vaumc.org for assistance.
Hours of operation for moderated list serves are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. You must subscribe to a group before you are able to post a message to a group.

Clergy Net and Laity Net and other conference email groups are avenues for clergy and laity, conference districts and the conference to share information and events that may be pertinent to contexts around the Virginia Annual Conference. Posts are moderated to prohibit any harmful language or posts that are for-profit promotion. Posts do not necessarily reflect the opinion or stance of the Virginia Conference. 

 ClergyNet Guidelines  Guidelines for Civility in the UMC

 

Clergy Net - Google Group
Clergy Net is a list serve established to allow Virginia Conference clergy to communicate with each other. Notices about items for sale will not be accepted; however, items being given away for free may be posted. Laity are also allowed to subscribe to this group. You must subscribe before posting a message.
To join ClergyNet which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed along with your name and which group you want to join to communications@vaumc.org and you will be added to the group or visit the individual group's home page.
Post message: clergynet@googlegroups.com
Unsubscribe: clergynet+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com
View on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/clergynet/648eca66-b049-460f-8f0a-acd9b736eb76%40googlegroups.com
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout  
To change the delivery of your messages (i.e., from every email to Daily Digest):
    Visit the Group homepage  (https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/clergynet
    Click the "My Groups" in the left menu and click “Edit” next to your name.
    Choose the email delivery option that you prefer for your group from the drop-down menu and save your changes.

Laity Net - Google Group
Laity Net is a list serve established as an information exchange for local church lay leaders in the Virginia Conference. Clergy are also invited to be a part of this group.
Subscribe: Send the email address you would like added to Laity Net to communications@vaumc.org  along with your name and which group you want to join  
Post message:  laitynet@googlegroups.com  
Visit LaityNet home page: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/laitynet

VAUMAdmin - Google Group
VAUMAdmin is a resource email group for anyone in the Virginia United Methodist Conference who performs administrative duties. This may include but is not limited to administrative assistants, secretaries, pastors, financial directors, office managers, and newsletter editors, being full-time or part-time, paid or volunteer, local church, district, or conference agency personnel. Our goal is to give you an avenue to reach others in the conference who do what you do and who face the same problems that you face. We hope to offer support and ideas on ways to make your job a little easier!
To subscribe, send your name, email address, and the name of the group you want to join to communications@vaumc.org 
View Group on its home page: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vaumadmin 
Post Message: vaumadmin@googlegroups.com
Unsubscribe: vaumadmin+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com 

Retiree Net - Google Group
This forum is intended to provide retired clergy in the Virginia Conference an immediate exchange of information and ideas and concerns.
Subscribe:  Send the email address you would like added to RetireeNet to communications@vaumc.org  along with your name and which group you want to join  
Post message: retireenet@googlegroups.com
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to retireenet+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com
Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/retireenet

Children's Ministries  - Google Group
With this email group, those interested and/or working with children have an opportunity to communicate upcoming events, share ideas and resources. 
Post message: vaumchildren@googlegroups.com
Subscribe:  Send the email address you would like added to Laity Net to communications@vaumc.org  along with your name and which group you want to join  
Unsubscribe: vaumchildren+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com 
Visit VaUMChildren group home page: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vaumchildren

VaUMTalk - Google Group
An open forum for Virginia United Methodists to discuss current topics of interest. This group is not moderated. Items for sale, including notices about workshops, trips and books, may be posted on VaUMCTalk. All discussion should be done in the spirit of Christian conferencing. The conference reserves the right to ban anyone who uses profanity or libels other people.
Post message: vaumtalk@googlegroups.com
Subscribe: Send the email address you would like added to Laity Net to communications@vaumc.org  along with your name and which group you want to join  
Unsubscribe: vaumtalk+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com
Home page: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/vaumtalk/topic-id/message-id

 VaUMC_Musicians - Google Group
A group for musicians in the Virginia Conference, United Methodist Church, including, but not limited to choir directors, pianists, organists, choir members, contemporary bands, worship planners and any other interested persons.   
Subscribe: Send your name, email address, and the name of the group you want to join to communications@vaumc.org 
Post message: vaummusicians@googlegroups.com
Unsubscribe: vaummusicians+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com 
Visit the home page: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/vaummusicians

Youth Net - Google Group
The Youth/Young Adult Ministry Net is established as an information exchange among Virginia Conference ministry professionals and volunteers for the purpose of sharing resources, events, and training opportunities directly related to ministry with young people. To join YouthNet which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed to communications@vaumc.org along with your name and which group you want to join  and you will be added to the group.
To post to this group, send email to vaumyouth@googlegroups.com
To unsubscribe from this group, send email to vaumyouth+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com
Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vaumyouth

Disaster Response - Google Group
Subscribe: Send your name, email address, and the name of the group you want to join to communications@vaumc.org 
Post message: 
vaumdisasterresponse@googlegroups.com
Unsubscribe: vaumdisasterresponse+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com  
Visit this group at: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/vaumdisasterresponse

United Methodist Women Net - Google Group
Virginia United Methodist Women Net is an email group established for members of United Methodist Women to exchange information, to share resources, and to advertise upcoming local, district and conference events held by and for United Methodist Women. We do not accept commercial advertising.
Subscribe: Send your name, email address, and the name of the group you want to join to
Post message: vaumw@googlegroups.com
Unsubscribe: vaumw+unsubscribe@googlegroups.com
Visit group: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vaumw
View message: https://groups.google.com/d/msg/vaumw/topic-id/message-id
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout

Sunday Advocate - Google Group
The Sunday Advocate provides a weekly, single-page digest of Virginia United Methodist Church connectional information, news, and resources to each local church. It is a wonderful tool to use as a weekly bulletin insert. 
To subscribe to to the Sunday Advocate, which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed to communications@vaumc.org and you will be added to the group. Or visit https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/sundayadvocate 

Christian Educators Fellowship - Google Group
With this E-mail group, Christian educators have an opportunity to communicate upcoming events and meetings, discuss new ideas, share resources, and prayer concerns. The Christian Educators Fellowship (CEF) is a fellowship of persons serving in Christian education and formation, discipleship, program and age-level ministries. All are welcome to be a part of this fellowship, but you don't have to be a member of CEF to subscribe to this Email Group.  To subscribe to VaCEF, which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed to communications@vaumc.org and note that you would like tobe added to VaCEF. Or visit https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vacef 
Post message: VaCEF@googlegroups.com

 

 

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