Eastern Shore District of The United Methodist Church
Thursday, November 27, 2014
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“Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."

Welcome to The United Methodist Church on Virginia's Eastern Shore! The Eastern Shore District connects 52 United Methodist Churches in Accomack and Northampton Counties with the Virginia Annual Conference, The United Methodist Church and the World in ministry to others on behalf of Christ.  The clergy and laity of the Eastern Shore are supervised by a Conference appointed District Superintendent. The Virginia Conference is composed of 16 districts serving 1,209 local United Methodist congregations across most of the state of Virginia.  

 
 
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Current Shoreline Weekly E-News.  Go to our Newsroom for MSWord doc. or click on to the image to the left for pdf.

 
Election Results, videos, minutes and more -2014 District Conference
 
 
It's not a secret anymore!  How to Reach New People, that is.  Click here to register or find out more information on this training for pastors and a team of at least 3 key lay members.  It's more than just a workshop -it's building a team and a plan!
Jim Griffith, noteworthy consultant who works with hundreds of congregations from all over the country on issues of church vitality will be our leader.
Join us February 21 for our Ministry with the Poor event featuring Shane Claiborne, author and visionary leader of The Simple Way, a faith community in inner city Philadelphia that has helped birth and connect radical faith communities around the world. -Live Stream event here on the Shore at Grace UMC, Parksley.  Click here for registration and more.
Eastern Shore Finance Workshop -presented by Conference Treasurer David Domissee at Painter-Garrisons UMC on Nov. 13. Click HERE for a copy of the powerpoint presentation.  Not permitted to make changes. Finance Guidelines booklet can be purchased at Cokesbury Bookstore on-line
  2014 Charge Conference Center
District-wide "Imagine No Malaria" Campaign.  Local churches on the Shore are encouraged to participate. Find out our current status on reaching our 2-year goal to save 1,000 lives.  Find resources for your church's fundraising efforts!
 
 
"WE ARE NOT OUR OWN" -District Superintendent Alex Joyner's sermon at the July 13, 2014 Installation Service, Metropolitan UMC.
View Discipleship Circles Video here 
This video is worth watching.
District Clergy Association:  DS Joyner encouraging pastors to participate in a Peer Learning Group of your choice.  Learn more here.

Prayer Calendar (print 8.5 x 11 front and back page). Cut in half for 2  calendars.  Fold like fan.

Covenant for Spiritual Discipline
Share your stories on the Conference Spiritual Renewal Covenant Blog

Camp Cookbook on sale now!  Click here

 
year-end
Statistical  Reports
at EZRA
(church password required) To enter 2014 Statistical (end of the year) Table reports go to  http://www.ezra.gcfa.org/
    EVC

Equipping Vital Congregations System for Charge Conference, Profiles, and Vital Signs reporting. (password required)

To review the 5 vital signs in any church go to http://www.evc.vaumc.org/ ; click on “Browse Information”; then click on “Charts and Graphs”; from the menu select “Eastern Shore District”; from the  menu select your church.  (note: you do not need a log on and password to access this information)

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 Virginia Conference Bishop: Young Jin Cho

District Superintendent: Alexander B. Joyner

District Lay Leader: Iris Gunter Smith

District Administrative Assistant: Connie Owens

 

EASTERN SHORE DISTRICT UMC OFFICE:

Office Hours:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday

Physical Address:   18291 Jones Avenue, Parksley, VA

Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 317, Parksley, VA 23421

Telephone:    757-665-6295  FAX: 757-665-6295 (call first)

Email:  easternshoredistrict@vaumc.org