Welcome to Fall!

I’m enjoying our one-on-one meetings this time of year! I love hearing how things are going in your church – the good, the bad, the ugly and the hopeful. Many of you are starting to see some re-growth – not just returnees from pandemic and home church watching,...

Welcome New Clergy

More than 30 pastoral transitions took place in the Northern Virginia District this year. We are excited to introduce those clergy to our...

Affordable Housing Feasibility Studies

Have you ever wondered how your church’s property might be used in new or different ways that would serve the community AND generate revenues to support the church’s ministries?  Many church leaders are exploring how their property assets might be transformed...
Let’s #BeUMC Together

Let’s #BeUMC Together

I just returned from teaching Church Leadership and Administration to this year’s Licensing school folks, our newest colleagues. I love doing this because I get to meet people as they are first entering ministry, and are still delighted and excited to be appointed and...
Eglise Methodiste d’ Haiti – An Update

Eglise Methodiste d’ Haiti – An Update

by David Draeger, EMH Mission Volunteer Coordinator, submitted by Kenn Speicher, District Mission Coordinator March 2023 A Joyous Easter Greeting to All The Most Frequently Asked Questions The most frequently asked question. How is the security in Haiti?The question...