York River District Events

Social Media

Navigating Social Media

Date:  Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time:  3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Location:  St. Luke's UMC

Leader:  Madeline Pillow


Ideal for Beginners to social media as well as those with more expertise.

For churches ready to delve into the world of social media, or ready for new ideas, this workshop will look at some of the social media platforms and how they can work for your church. Having an online presence is integral in this digital age as well as understanding what social platforms make the most sense for your ministries and church demographics.

Event Date 04-22-2018 3:00 pm
Event End Date 04-22-2018 5:30 pm
Registration Start Date 12-11-2017
Cut off date 04-19-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 14
Individual Price Free

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Conflict Transformation Skills for Churches

(Developed by the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center)

Date:  Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time:  9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Place:  Christ UMC (133 Deep Creek Rd., Newport News, 23606)

Facilitator:  Rev. Seonyoung Kim, District Superintendent

Workshop Outline

  9:00 – 10:30     Introduction: The Nature and Role of Conflict

                           Conflict in the New Testament: Finding Renewal in Conflict

10:30 – 10:45     Break

10:45 – 12:00     Self-Assessment Exercise: Understanding and Improving Your

                           Own Style of Response to Conflict

12:00 -  1:00       Lunch

1:00 -  2:30         Interpersonal Peacemaking Skills: How to be Effective 

                           When People are Angry

2:30 – 2:45         Break

2:45 – 5:00         Congregational Conflict: Understanding Conflict in Groups

                           and How to Manage It

This workshop will offer 0.5 CEU


     Cost is $25 (Participant's Workbook is $15 and Lunch is $10)

NOTE:  Registion is not complete until payment is received at the York River District Office.  Please make check payable to York River District (annotate Conflict Transformation in the memo line) and mail to 6515 George Washington Memorial Highway, Suite 203, Yorktown, VA 23692.

 Click here for a copy of the brochure.

Event Date 04-28-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 04-28-2018 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 04-02-2018
Cut off date 04-23-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 3
Individual Price $25.00


Local Church Internal Controls & Audit

Date:  Thursday, May 3, 2018

Time:  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:  Bethany UMC (Gloucester Point)

Leader:  David Dommisse, Conference Treasurer and Business Administrator

This training will have information about the following:

- Audit overview

- Goals

- Groups to include in the audit

- The level of audit needed

- What information is required for the audit

- Tax reporting requirements

- Auditor's written report



Event Date 05-03-2018 7:00 pm
Event End Date 05-03-2018 9:00 pm
Registration Start Date 03-07-2018
Cut off date 05-03-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 6
Individual Price Free

Professing and mature youth and their leaders join us for a youth-focused "Introduction to Lay Ministry: The BASIC Course."

The BASIC Course is a 10-hours, and we are starting Sunday, January 14 at 3 pm and finishing the course after a lock-in. Trinity UMC in Smithfield is hosting, and youth leaders from Trinity and Tabernacle in Poquoson are helping lead the class. Please RSVP so that we have enough food.

Go here to learn more about the course: https://www.umcdiscipleship.org/resources/introduction-to-lay-ministry-the-BASIC-course

You can go here to buy an e-book or the physical book: https://bookstore.upperroom.org/Products/BDR634/lay-servant-ministries-basic-course-participants-book.aspx

If you have questions or concerns contact:

Leah McGlynn |  757.596.3476 |  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Event Date 05-05-2018 9:00 am
Event End Date 05-05-2018 7:00 am
Registration Start Date 02-01-2018
Cut off date 05-03-2018
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 2
Individual Price $15.00