Roanoke District - Virginia Annual Conference
Thursday, October 08, 2015
United Methodist Church


Online Links - 
  Cokesbury U.M. Publishing House
  Discipleship Resources, Upper Room Ministries
  Advocate, Va. U.M. Magazine
  Rethink Church Resources
  Tax Package (W2 info, Acct Reimb, Hous/Pars Exclusion, Church Rpt Requir) 
  Higher Education and Ministry, General Board
  Ministerial Services, Virginia Conference
  Pension and Health Benefits, General Board
 EVC Equipping Vital Congregations
 IRS Changes Mileage Rates beginning January 1, 2014
        56 cents per mile for business miles driven

      23.5 cents per mile driven for medical or moving purposes

   14 cents per mile driven in service of charitable organizations

The business, medical, and moving expense rates have decreased since 2013
Copyright Information, General Council on Finance & Administration's Legal Manual
  Church Video License to show movie and tv clips in church services
Discipleship, Conference Board: (Resources concerning areas of Education, Evangelism, Spiritual Forma. & Worship)
Lay Leaders:  (See Laity web page at this site)
  Standards of Lay Leadership brochure
  Conference Board of Laity Web page at
Lay Speakers:  (See Lay Speaking Ministry web page at this site)
  Conference Web page for Lay Speaking Ministry at
  General Board of Discipleship's Web page for Lay Speaking at
Nominees Forms:
 Form for Nomination to Conference Boards and Agencies (sent to District Nominations Facilitations Committee, Conference LDDT nominations to Annual Conference)
  Inventory-PDF file: Inventory-MSWord doc.
  Minimum Standards of a Parsonage
The Hermitage in Roanoke - United Methodist Home Website
Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee:
  Duties of Staff/Pastor Parish Relations Committee
  An Annual Plan;  
Training Opportunities:
Definition of leadership roles in the congregation
Treasurer/Finance Committee:
  Conference Business Office Web page at
  Sales and Use Tax Certificate of Exemption Form ST-13A at the Virginia Dept. of Taxation
 Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) Questions & Answers
 IRS Increases Mileage Rates through Dec. 31, 2012 visit
Trustee Petition Forms (PDF files); Trustee Petition Forms (MSWord doc. for editing) for Roanoke City
United Methodist Volunteers In Mission (UMVIM) Policy on short-term teams effective January 1, 2013
Virginia United Methodist Conference Website
Virginia United Methodist Homes Website
Youth Ministry:
Conference Youth Ministry Web page for events, resources