Update: The mission resourcing campaign of the Virlina District has attained 230 pledges which total $415,169.10. As of June 12, 2017 we have received $222,287.66 toward the fulfillment of these pledges. The majority of the first pledges were from the district and camp leadership. Lead Gift visitation is wrapping up and soon congregations will be contacted regarding additional opportunities to give.
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2017 District Conference
November 10 and 11
"Listen to the spirit!"
“Let anyone who has an ear listen to what the Spirit is saying . . . ”
The 2017 District Conference will be held on November 10-11 at Grandin Court Baptist Church, 2660 Brambleton Avnue, Roanoke, Virginia. The conference theme will be "Listen to the Spirit!" and the scripture text is Revelation 3:13-22.
Samuel K. Sarpiya, 2018 Annual Conference Moderator, will be present and speak to the Ministers and Spouses at their dinner on Friday evening. He will also preach on Saturday morning during worship. David A. Steele, General Secretary of the Church of the Brethren, join us for at conference and will preach at the Friday evening worship service.
The Program and Arrangements committee are preparing for the 2017 District Conference. The conference officers are Tim Emmons - moderator, Debbie Humphrey - moderator-elect, and Pam Clark - clerk.
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The Forty-Fifth Virlina District Conference of the Church of the Brethren was held at the Grandin Court Baptist Church in Roanoke, Virginia on November 13-14, 2015.
“You are the light of the world ... Let your light shine!” (Matthew 5:14-16) was the theme of the 2015 District Conference. Aggregate attendance including youth and children was 495 persons. This included 219 delegates (including 65 pastors) and 276 non-delegates from 76 congregations. These participated in the worship, fellowship and spiritual discernment for the district under the leadership of Moderator Dava C. Hensley, pastor of the Roanoke, First Church of the Brethren in Roanoke, Virginia...
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2015 VIRLINA DISTRICT CONFERENCE – NOVEMBER 13-14
@ Grandin Court Baptist in Roanoke, VA
“You are the light of the world ... Let your light shine!” is the theme of the 2015 Virlina District Conference. The scripture reference is from Matthew 5:14-16. The conference dates are November 13 and 14, and conference will he held at the Grandin Court Baptist (2660 Brambleton, Avenue, SW, Roanoke, VA). The conference officers are Dava C. Hensley - moderator, J. W. Rhoades - moderator-elect and Charlene Lester - clerk.