News and Information

News and Information

Find articles written by our District Superintendents, Lay Leaders, Staff, and more here. 

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...

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Regarding Disaffiliation (May 2023)

In the Northern Virginia District, we have not had many disaffiliation votes or processes ongoing, but I have had many people ask me about how it is going around the conference, and what it means for United Methodists as a whole. As I prepared to write to both the...

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Rising Hope News

Check out what’s happening at Rising Hope! We’re having an Open House, Saturday, September 10 from 11:30-2:00 p.m.Over the course of the last year, we have seen our outreach and worshiping communities grow tremendously, and we have made many improvements to help...

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We Are a New District Now!

We are a new district now, the Northern Virginia District! It’s a time to refresh, a time to re-vision and revise, a time to embrace new opportunities. And a time to honor our legacy of the Alexandria and Arlington Districts. We are rich in talented and dedicated...

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Doing A New Thing

Doing A New Thing

Isaiah 43:19 (New International Version) 19 See, I am doing a new thing!    Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?I am making a way in the wilderness    and streams in the wasteland Welcome to the Northern Virginia...

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Information Regarding Disaffiliation

Information Regarding Disaffiliation

There seems to be a good bit of inaccurate information swirling. We hope this page will help you get answers to questions you may have as well as find links to accurate information.From DS Sarah Calvert Disaffiliation is the process by which churches that can no...

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