The Harrisonburg District of The United Methodist Church’s Virginia Conference is nestled between the Appalachian and Blue Ridge mountains, in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. The mission of our churches is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
The churches of our district have a wonderful heritage and a promising future. We welcome you to our website – please feel free to contact us if there is any way we can assist you.
A friend alerted me to a blog by Thom Schultz, founder of Group Publishing, on “The Rise of the Dones.” At first I thought there must be a misprint. Surely the title meant to refer to the rise of the “Nones,” the increasingly large number of people, especially among those under 30, who choose as their religious affiliation “None.”
Noon Monday, Nov. 17, is the deadline to register to participate in the “Day of Holy Conversation” on Saturday, Nov. 22, to facilitate conversation on the subject of human sexuality. The event will be held 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Woodlake UMC in Chesterfield and live streamed to 12 additional sites across the conference. All Virginia Conference clergy and laity are invited to participate at one of the sites. Click here to register online at one of the 13 locations. Registration fee is $10, which includes lunch. More …
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what you can do to keep pipes from freezing
During a cold snap in 2014, we had more than 1,000 frozen pipe claims in just two weeks. And they came from all over the country.
In fact, our customers in warmer climates are often the most at risk because they don’t think they need to take the necessary precautions.
Freezing not only damages the pipes themselves, it also can cause water leaks and
Our short Safety Series video, Prevent Frozen Pipes, shows what you can do to help prevent this from happening to you. It also explains how to minimize damage if your pipes do end up freezing. Take a few moments to watch it today. And be sure to share it with others in your organization.
Worried about the weather?
· Get winter weather preparedness information at www.ReadyVirginia.gov and download the new Ready Virginia app for iPhones and Android devices.