Links and Resources

Forms and other documents available for download from our website are listed below. All downloadable documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Some are available in MicroSoft Word format (where indicated) by e-mailing request to:  

Annual Conference 2019 - Moving Forward in God's Mission

Summary Report of Annual Conference 2019 - June 20-22 Roanoke

Annual Conference 2020 (June 18-20, 2020 Berglund Center)

Next time to apply as a District Delegate for AC 2020, is District Conference November 10, 2019.  To self nominate as an At Large Annual Conference 2020 Delegate this FORM (PDF) must be completed and returned before Nov 1.  A WORD version is available by request to: 

Builder's Club

Children & Youth / Next Gen

Safe Sanctuaries - sample policies, upcoming training, resources for protection of children, youth and vulnerable adults
Religious Exempt Child Care Programs - State of Virginia law now allows surprise inspections on religious exempt child care programs. Their purpose is to check records, safety or anything related to being in compliance with Virginia State Code (See highlighted area on page 40)

Churches (Miscellaneous Documents)

Disaster Response - Church Handbook for Natural Disasters & Ex Weather
Local Church Resource Guide -- products & services vetted by GCFA
Me Too Toolkit - resources from General Commission on the Status and Role of Women


Crisis Communications - from Natural Disasters to Safety - help from VAUMC
Church Management Software - 20 options and assessment tools
Social Media Platforms - how to choose what you need

Conference Boards/Agencies


Covenant Relationships

District Conference 2018

District Conference 2018 Book of Reports (note: this is a large document and will take awhile to upload)

General Conference 2019

Lay Leadership

Lay Leader Handout - Martha Stokes

Lay Servant Ministries (including Lay Speaking)

Lay Speaker Record Form (Keep track of your Lay Speaking Courses)


Board of Missions (District) Grant Applications - not available at this time
Henry Fork Service Center  - UM Mission in the Danville District   
Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) - food packaging ministry
Society of St. Andrew - gleaning ministry
Pinnacle Living -- formerly Virginia United Methodist Homes
Samaritan Offering Story - Mary Opal Thomas


Annual Parsonage Review - 2019 (MSWord available) - due May 1, 2019
Parsonage Inventory (MSWord available)

Pastor/Staff Parish Relations

Staff/Parish Relations Video for 2019 - from Bishop Lewis
Evaluation of Clergy 2019  (MS Word available)

Botetourt County Quick Guide - Council of Community Services
2018 Giles County Resource Guide - NRV Community Services
Montgomery County Quick Guide - Council of Community Services
New River Locations -- New River Community Action
Assisted Living Information for Families - Assisted Living Research Institute

Treasurer/Finance Committee

How to Pay Apportionments in 2019 - David Dommisse, Conference Treasurer 
Finance Training 11-2018 -- David Dommisse, Conference Treasurer
Dollars & Sense - VAUMC News from the Business Office

United Methodist Connections

Virginia Chapter PAUMCS (Professional Administrators of the United Methodist Connectional  Structure)
Advocate, Virginia UMC Magazine
United Methodist Archives and History -- link to resources at