Lifelong Learning Events


Lay Servant Academy: August 17-19 at Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Center. We are excited to be offering some new classes this year and fantastic worship as we fellowship, worship, pray and Learn & Love like Jesus. The Lay Servant Academy is about equipping Laity (those who are not clergy) to carry out the mission of the church. CLICK HERE for a PDF flyer/ registration form.

General Conference 2019 Briefing with Martha Stokes: Monday, Sept 17, 6:30 - 8 PM. Location Southview UMC, 3539 Peters Creek Rd, NW, Roanoke. Laity focused briefing. Register via email: or call 540-989-3335 -- include name, contact information and church. CLICK HERE for a PDF flyer.

Regenerations Workshop: Sat, Sept 30, 8:30 am - 4 pm at Greene Memorial UMC in Roanoke. Jessica Stollings will present Regenerations: Connecting Perspectives, Realizing Possibilities, a workshop focused on accomplishing cohesive ministry, taking into account the perspectives of all generations. Leadership training for Clergy and Laity. 0.5 CEU approved. Childcare provided. Jessica Stollings - Regenerations author. CLICK HERE for a PDF flyer/ registration information.

5 Talent Academy: Tuesday, Oct 30 at Thrasher Memorial UMC in Vinton (video feed). Influence 2018: Worship! With Bishop Sharma Lewis, Matt Miofsky, Jason Byasse, and Greg Moore. 5 Talent Academy is changing its format and will now be held annually. 

District Training - Finance Chairs/Treasurers & SPRC Teams: Tues, Nov 27 @ 7 pm. St. Paul UMC, 220 W. Main St, Christiansburg. CLICK HERE for a flyer.

VAUMC QUADRENNIAL CLERGY ETHICS TRAINING:  Offered in each district once in the quadrennial.  CLICK HERE for partial schedule.