District & VA Conference News




Mountains of Patrick County.


The family of Rev. Brenda Rose, who served Salem UMC 2005-2006; The family of Rev. Steve Vineyard, who served Calvary-Floral Hills UM Charge 1998-2001; Rev. Byung “B” Sung (East Franklin Charge).

Join us for Christian Conversation
regarding the
Protocol of Grace and Reconciliation Through Separation
at Listening Posts/Information Sessions to be held on

  • Sunday, February 9th First UMC Martinsville at 2 pm
    146 East Main Street, Martinsville 
  • Sunday, February 9th Redwood UMC at 4 pm
    3001 Old Franklin Turnpike, Rocky Mount
  •  Sunday, March 1st Brosville UMC at 2 pm
    121 Long Circle, Brosville
  • Thursday, March 5th Providence UMC at 6 pm
    1021 Providence Drive, Patrick Springs

    Everyone is welcome to come
    The Protocol is available via this link  
    additional information available at the Conference website  www.vaumc.org
    or via United Methodist News Service www.umnews.org


Contact the District office to receive a 2020 Board of Missions Grant application if your church has an ongoing or new mission/ministry program. Completed applications are due back in the District office by Tuesday, March 10th. 

Saturday, February 8, 2020 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Bishop invites laity to February 2020 gathering
Bishop Sharma D. Lewis is inviting laity from around the conference for a time of connection following her return from medical leave on Feb. 8, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Woodlake UMC in Chesterfield and at five other satellite locations. “It is my deep desire to reconnect with you in a personal and special way having been away from you for six months on medical leave,” Lewis said. “Let us come together both in person and through satellite locations to have a time of worship, fellowship, anointing, sharing our hearts, and reconnecting. I want to hear from you and I want to share my journey with you.” More…


Heart Havens Month (February) will soon be here! We can’t wait to celebrate with you. You can view and share our annual Heart Havens Month video on our Facebook page, or by clicking here:  https://youtu.be/RF7sT3agkpA
A letter was sent to all pastors in November with a reply card to request Heart Havens month materials and those who replied will receive them soon. Heart Havens month resources are also available for download here: http://www.hearthavens.org/resources/worship-resources/
We still have availability for speakers in February! Whether it’s Sunday morning worship or a UMM/UMW or other small group meeting, we’d love to visit your church. Please contact Jennifer Boyden at 804-237-6097 or Jennifer.boyden@hearthavens.org to learn more or if you’d like to schedule a Heart Havens speaker to come to your church. 
Thank you for your continued support of Heart Havens!
 Sara Becker
Development & Events Coordinator
Heart Havens, Inc.
812 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 301
Richmond, Virginia  23236
Phone:  804-237-6097 / Toll Free:  1-877-442-8368 / Fax:  804-237-6098


Monday, Jan. 27- Thursday, Jan. 30 District office

Monday, Feb. 10- Thursday, Feb. 13 District office

Denise’s contact information includes her cell number: 571.449.0650 and her email address: DanvilleDS@vaumc.org                    

Important Calendar Dates 
  • January 21-24        Cabinet meeting
  • January 30             United Methodist Day at General Assembly
  • February 1              UMW District Executive Committee Planning Mtg,                                       10 am, Pleasant Hill
  • February 9              Listening Post, First UMC, 2 pm
  • February 9              Listening Post, Redwood UMC, 4 pm
  • February 13            DCOM, 9:30 am, First UMC
  • February 17-20       Cabinet meeting
  • March 1                   Listening Post, Brosville, 2 pm
  • March 5                   DCOM, 10:30 am, Providence UMC
  • March 5                   Listening Post, Providence, 6 pm
  • March 8                   Daylight Saving Time begins
  • March 16-19            Cabinet meeting
  • March 21                 District UMW Prayer Breakfast,                                                                    9:30 am Registration, Fieldale UMC
  • March 29                 Board of Missions Annual Meeting, 2 pm, Smith                                          Memorial UMC, Collinsville
  • March 31                 Danville District Clergy Day Apart



Danville District
Virginia Conference of
The United Methodist Church
E-mail: DanvilleDistrict@vaumc.org
Web: http://www.dandist.org/
Phone: 276.638.2688
Rev. Denise P Bates, District Superintendent
Rev. Brad Dulaney, Assistant to the District Superintendent
Sandra S Fulcher, District Administrative Assistant

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