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2019

February 6, 2019 Newsletter

January 30, 2019 Newsletter

January 23, 2019

January 10, 2019

January 3, 2019

 

2018

December 20, 2018 News Section

December 20, 2018 Church Events Section

December 13, 2018 News Section

December 13, 2018 Church Events Section

December 6, 2018 News Section

December 6, 2018 Church Events Section

November 29, 2018 News Section

November 29, 2018 Church Events Section

November 20, 2018 News Section

November 20, 2018 Church Events Section

November 15, 2018 News Section

November 15, 2018 Church Events Section

November 7, 2018 News Section

November 7, 2018 Church Events Section

November 1, 2018 News Section

November 1, 2018 Church Events Section

October 24, 2018 News Section

October 24, 2018 Church Events Section

October 10, 2018 News Section

October 1, 2018 Church Events Section

October 3, 2018 News Section

October 3, 2018 Church Events Section

September 26, 2018

September 20, 2018

September 13, 2018

September 5, 2018

August 29, 2018

August 22, 2018

August 15, 2018

August 9, 2018

August 2, 2018

July 26, 2018

July 19, 2018

July 11, 2018

June 28th, 2018

June 21, 2018

Missionary Clara Biswas

June 14, 2018

Charge Conference Plans Newsletter

June 7, 2018

May 31, 2018

May 24, 2018

May 18, 2018

May 10, 2018

May 3, 2018

April 19, 2018

April 12, 2018

March 29, 2018

March 22, 2018

March 15, 2015

March 8. 2018

March 1, 2018

February 22, 2018

February 14, 2018

February 8, 2018

February 1, 2018

 

From the DS

 

Bishop Sharma D. Lewis is pleased to announce three new district superintendent (DS) appointments effective July 1, 2019.

The Rev. Dr. Sarah L.K. Calvert, currently serving as the Bi-District (Alexandria and Arlington districts) coordinator of Church Revitalization and Leadership Development, will be the new district superintendent of the Arlington District. She will replace the Rev. Cathy Abbott who has served as the Arlington DS since 2013.

The Rev. Charles F. Bates, currently serving as lead pastor at Fishersville UMC on the Staunton District, will be the new district superintendent of the Rappahannock River District. He will replace the Rev. Dr. Ted Smith who has served as the Rappahannock River DS since 2011.

The Rev. Denise P. Bates, currently serving as the lead pastor at Cave Spring UMC on the Roanoke District, will be appointed to serve as the new district superintendent for both the Danville and Farmville districts. On the Danville District she will replace the Rev. Dr. Janine Howard and on the Farmville District she will replace the Rev. Bob Parks. Both have served their districts since 2011.

In this new model, Bishop Lewis will also appoint an assistant to the DS for each district. Those part-time positions will be announced at a later date.

Please join Bishop Lewis in giving thanks for these servants and pray for all involved in these transitions.


Ted Smith named
Director of Connectional Ministries
 
Bishop Sharma D. Lewis is pleased to announce the new Director of Connectional Ministries appointment effective July 1, 2019.
The Rev. Dr. Theodore Smith, currently serving as the district superintendent of the Rappahannock River District, will be the new Director of Connectional Ministries. Smith will replace the Rev. Marc Brown who will leave the Extended Cabinet having faithfully served as the Director of Connectional Ministries since 2008.
 
Please join Bishop Lewis in congratulating these servants for their diligent hard work in the Virginia Annual Conference.

 Read about the latest Builders Club Call for Eastland United Methodist Church. Donations end Nov. 15th.


 

 Youth Leaders & Pastors:

Please save the date for the next Rappahannock River District Youth Retreat:

April 5 - 7, 2019.

Cost will be $100 per student and the retreat will be at Camp Piankatank.

More info soon.