Lifelong Learning Events


March 27-28: Goodson Academy of Preaching presents The Power of Storytelling for Preaching with Donald Davis, world renowned storyteller, at Trinity UMC, Henrico, VA. CLICK HERE for more information.

April 2: Faithful Aging Conference. Co-sponsored by Pinnacle Living (Hermitage) and the Older Adult Council of the UMC. Culpepper Baptist Church. Register by March 15 at .

April 27: Vision Day 9:30 am - 3:30 pm at First UMC in Salem. The Virginia UMC Conference is bringing Vision Day led by Fresh Expressions.  District churches are invited to register leadership teams to participate.  CLICK HERE to register online. CLICK HERE for a PDF flyer.

July 26-28: Mission Encounter 2019 is scheduled to be held at the 4H Conference Center at Smith Mountain Lake. Classes offered will include: The Radical Discipleship of Mark UMW Anniversary Class What About Our Money More information available soon!

Lay Servant Training - August 2-4 is scheduled to be held at the Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, VA (just north of Richmond). More information available soon!

November 14: 5 Talent Academy- ENGAGE 2019: Community Transformation.

Year Long

Bishop's 2019 Bible Study - Since 2017, Bishop Lewis has been encouraging the Virginia Conference to read the Bible in a year -- with a different challenge each year. For 2019, the Bible Challenge is a blend style of ready -- a mixture of Old and New Testament readings each day. In this new year, challenge yourself to study the Bible and strengthen your faith in the process. Click HERE for the 2019 Daily Readings.

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