Welcome to the Roanoke District!

Welcome to the website for the Roanoke District of The Virginia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.

The Roanoke District connects 70 United Methodist Churches in Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery and Roanoke Counties and the cities of Roanoke and Salem with the Virginia Annual Conference, the United Methodist Church and the World in ministry to others on behalf of Christ.  

The clergy and laity of the Roanoke District are supervised by a Conference appointed District Superintendent. The Virginia Conference is composed of 16 districts serving over 1,200 local United Methodist congregations across most of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Virginia Conference Bishop:  Sharma D. Lewis
District Superintendent:  Kathleen Overby Webster
District Lay Leader:  Brenda Brooks
Associate District Lay Leaders:  Judy Job and Gary Morris

Roanoke District Office

4502 Starkey Road SW   Suite 101
Roanoke, VA 24018-8538

Phone: 540-989-3335
Fax: 540-989-0672

Office Hours 
8:30 AM-4:30 PM, Monday-Friday                             

From the District Superintendent

Posted on 16 October, 2017 by Rev. Kathleen Overby Webster
Form or Substance?

The newly placed stone columns defined the stage space where Duke University's inauguration of its new president would take place on the plaza in front of the Chapel. The stone columns seemed massive, solid, and real. But, of course, they weren't. It seems the day before "everyone" had been taking selfies as they lifted the corner of one up by their bare hands. While they were a perfect stage setting those columns could never be or do what it appeared they could at first glance.

 I know your works. You have the reputation of being alive, but you are in fact dead (Revelation 3:1)