2014 Annual Conference Daily News

Daily Advocates   
Friday, June 20 (pdf) 
Saturday, June 21 (pdf)
Sunday, June 22 (pdf)

Friday Afternoon, June 20 
Friday Evening, June 20 
Saturday Morning, June 21  
Saturday Afternoon, June 21 
Saturday Evening, June 21  
Sunday Morning, June 22  

2014 Annual Conference Wrap-up
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Resolutions approved by Conference
Resolution 3: “Defeat Poverty With Wages”
Therefore, be it resolved that, in view of the above and in affirmation of the justice ministry to which we are called, this 232nd Session of the Virginia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church hereby takes the following actions:
1. Calls upon our federal and state governments to begin an immediate and significant phased increase in the minimum wage for adult workers, indexed to inflation, with the goal of the minimum wage being a living wage by or before 2019.
2. Requests Bishop Cho to communicate adoption of No. 1 above to President Obama and members of the Virginia Congressional delegation, and to the Virginia Governor and members of the Virginia General Assembly.
3. Encourages our clergy and lay members to join in this justice mission by contacting their congressional and state legislators, urging implementation of point No. 1 above, and requests the Board of Church and Society to provide appropriate assistance that will facilitate prompt and effective communication with these public officials.

Bishop's Episcopal Address
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Rhonda VanDyke Colby's Service of Remembrance Address
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