Annual Conference 2018

ORIENTATION for Annual Conference Delegates in the Roanoke District -- Sunday, June 3 at 3 pm, St Paul UMC, 220 W. Main St, Christiansburg.

Here is the link to the conference web site  https://www.vaumc.org/AC2018  for the current details on Annual Conference 2018, June 15-17 in Hampton


Schedule -- Annual Conference starts as 10:30 am on Friday, June 15, with an optional 9 am report from the Commission on the Way Forward, by Tom Berlin. The complete agenda is found at:  http://www.vaumc.org/ncfilerepository/AC2018/Agenda.pdf

Alternate Delegates --  Lay members who are attending as alternates are required to present a completed Alternate Member Form (click here) to the Registration Trouble Shooting Desk during Registration.   

Day of Service -- Saturday, June 16, 2-5 pm You need to register online to participate: https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/newreg.php?eventid=321113& 

Following the Mission Service on Saturday, June 16, Bishop Lewis is asking all clergy and lay members to participate in a Great Day of Service from 2 to 5 p.m. This event will be broken into three sections: ministry within the City of Hampton, United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) kit building in the convention center, and presentations on social justice issues at the convention center. Each clergy and lay member is asked to sign up for one of these activities prior to Annual Conference. Each participant will receive a T-shirt to be worn during the Great Day of Service.  

Kit Collection-- As your church collects items for kits, there is currently an appeal from UMCOR - United Methodist Committee On Relief for Hygiene, School, and Cleaning Kits ONLY. Collection times will be from Thursday, June 14 from noon to 8 p.m. and on Friday, June 15 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. For questions, contact the Kit Collection Coordinator, the Rev. David Magruder at Zion UMC in Seaford (York River District) at (757) 898-7417 or davidmagruder@vaumc.org. Money for the kits should be sent to Conference Treasurer, Virginia Conference UMC, PO Box 5605, Glen Allen, VA 23058. Checks should be made payable to Virginia Conference UMC. #VAUMC18