Technological Education (Digital Ministry) CEUs

During this time of pandemic, we know that you have learned and gleaned new skills as a pastor. The Clergy Effectiveness team of the Board of Ordained Ministry would like to offer on behalf of. the creators, this document as a guideline for how to calculate online CEUs for this coming conference year. Many thanks to Rev. Joshua King, Mrs. Kim Johnson, Rev. Sean Devolites & Rev. Michelle Matthews for creating this document.  Let us know if you have any questions at

Alexandria District Clergy Association

The Alexandria District Clergy Association (ADCA) provides fellowship, prayer, worship, district business and continuing education. Your annual dues ($35) offset the cost of speaker honoraria, hospitality, lunch when applicable and administrative expenses. All clergy are expected to pay their dues by October 30.


ADCA Officers (2018-2019)

  • Co-President: Drew Van Dyke Colby, St. Stephen’s UMC
  • Co-President: Judy Hall, Pastoral Counseling of Northern Virginia
  • Secretary: Matt Benton, Spirit and Life, Mont Clair (Alexandria)
  • Treasurer: Joel Pollard, Business Manager, District Offices

For information about Clergy Meetings and events please visit our Clergy Meetings page!


Pay Clergy Dues

You can send a check to the Methodist Joint Account, ATTN: Joel Pollard, Business Manager, 3600 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030

You can also pay online here. PAY CLERGY DUES


Welcome, New Clergy!

Text Message Reminders

In 2018 it is not uncommon to receive text message reminders from your doctor or your child’s school. The Arlington and Alexandria Districts will now offer text message reminders to clergy about Clergy Meetings and important events. You may opt-in to these reminders in the following ways:

Alexandria District Clergy: text the number 81010 with the following message: @AXclergy  OR use this link:

We will be using a free platform (Remind) to send these messages. While designed for schools, this is a platform that is free for nonprofits. When you use the instructions or links above you will be sent an automatic confirmation text asking if you are a Parent, Student, or Teacher. Please respond with P for parent.