Hurricane response in the Virginia Conference Click here

Cleaning buckets/donations needed in wake of Harvey. More...

Resources are available. More...

Bishop reminds conference of baptismal vows. More...

Bishop Lewis' Vision - Episcopal Address. More...

Join the Bishop in reading the Bible in 2017. More...



Equipping local churches for ministry and providing a connection for ministry beyond the local church

Virginia Conference Mission Statement


Bishop Sharma D. Lewis thanks the churches of the Virginia Conference for their efforts in creating cleaning bucks for hurricane relief. (View video)


Bishop Lewis invites clergy to Oct. 3 Goodson Academy of Preaching (view video) (Register online)


Four conference pastors reflect on Charlottesville violence. More...


Latino Clergy Caucus responds to Aug. 12 violence in Charlottesville. More...


Witness and Invitation from the SEJ College of Bishops meeting in Atlanta. More...

 Bishop Lewis' 'Further Reflection on Charlottesville' (pdf)


Bishop Lewis issues statement in response to Charlottesville events. More...


Pastor leads summer devotions on the water. More...


The Virginia United Methodist Center will close at 1 p.m. on Fridays through Labor Day.


2017 Appointments (pdf) Appointments will be found in the back of the Directory.


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Upcoming Events

Basic Early Response Team Training
Sat, 23 Sep 2017
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

UMVIM Team Leader Training, Keysville UMC
Sat, 23 Sep 2017
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Small Congregaton Leadership Team
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Board of Discipleship
Thu, 28 Sep 2017
10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Seminary Student Grants & Loans Application Deadline
Sun, 01 Oct 2017
All Day Event

Clergy Development Application deadline
Sun, 01 Oct 2017
All Day Event

Virginia Diaconate Fall RetreatEvent spans multiple days
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 -
Wed, 04 Oct 2017

All Day Event

Goodson Preaching Academy
Tue, 03 Oct 2017
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Thu, 05 Oct 2017
All Day Event

UMW Budget Meeting
Sat, 07 Oct 2017
All Day Event



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