Denominational Update

Be informed.

What is the latest information on the United Methodist Denomination?

The General Conference of the United Methodist Church has been postponed to 2024.   What does this mean for the mission of the greater United Methodist Church and our local church? What does this mean for ongoing questions concerning full inclusion of persons who are LGBTQ+ in the church? What is “disaffiliation?” 

Watch Pastor Gordon's update given Sunday, June 26.  Topics covered include General Conference and disaffiliation from the denomination.  Access his presentation slides using the button above.   Additional resources from the UMC can be found below.

Notes on the VAUMC Annual Conference from Lay Leader, Nikki Karnes, can be found hereand from Lay Leader, Don Vaught, here.  

Contact Pastor Gordon with any questions.

Original UMC General Conference and Disaffiliation Presentation, May 31st, 2022

A Statement from UMC about the Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace Through Separation

Questions Regarding Church Disaffiliations