The Roanoke District - The Virginia Annual Conference
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The United Methodist Church

Links

Online Links - 
 
 
Bookstores:
  Cokesbury U.M. Publishing House www.cokesbury.com
  Discipleship Resources, Upper Room Ministries www.UpperRoom.org/bookstore
 
Campaigns/Promotions:
  Advocate, Va. U.M. Magazine https://www.vaumc.org/SSLPage.aspx?pid=494
  Rethink Church Resources http://www.ignitingministry.org/resources/resources.aspx
 
Clergy:
  Tax Package (W2 info, Acct Reimb, Hous/Pars Exclusion, Church Rpt Requir) 
  Higher Education and Ministry, General Board www.gbhem.org
  Ministerial Services, Virginia Conference
  Pension and Health Benefits, General Board www.gbophb.org
 EVC Equipping Vital Congregations www.vaumc.org/evc
 
         
 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 http://www.ccli.com/
 
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 http://www.vaumc.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=544
 
Lay Speakers:  (See Lay Speaking Ministry web page at this site)
  Conference Web page for Lay Speaking Ministry at http://www.vaumc.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=742
 
  General Board of Discipleship's Web page for Lay Speaking at http://www.gbod.org/site/c.nhLRJ2PMKsG/b.5019195/k.882B/Lay_Speaking.htm
 
 
Nominees Forms:
 
 Form for Nomination to Conference Boards and Agencies (sent to District Nominations Facilitations Committee, Conference LDDT nominations to Annual Conference)
 
Parsonage:
 
  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 http://www.vaumc.org/Page.aspx?pid=399
 
  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