Church of the Brethren
Virlina District
3402 Plantation Road, NE
Roanoke, Virginia  24012
(800) 847-5462
(540) 362-1816
Virlina District

Church of the Brethren
Continuing the Work of Jesus.  Peacefully. Simply. Together.
Continuing the Work of Jesus. Peacefully. Simply. Together.




Mark your calendar for the annual Ministry and Mission in Virlina event – Saturday, May 5, 2018.  It will be held at the Collinsville Church of the Brethren. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and worship will start at 9:00 a.m.  Following worship, attendees will have the opportunity to pick from several workshops: "Effectively Board" by Brethren Benefit Trust, "Bridging the Divide: Skills in Conflict Transformation when Emotions are Involved" by Samuel Sarpiya, and "Escaping Purgatory: Choosing 'WHY 2.0' to Overcome Existential Threats to Church and Camp" by Barry LeNoir of Camp Bethel.  .1 CEU will be offered for each workshop.  Workshops will be offered twice to allow ministers and others the opportunity to attend more than one.  Following lunch, the Annual Conference Delegate Briefing will take place, and will be led by Virlina’s Standing Committee Members and Annual Conference Moderator, Samuel Sarpiya.  This will begin at 1:30 pm and conclude around 3:00 pm. 

Download a Bulletin Insert Here!!!  (Note: the price of lunch has not been set yet.  We will get that information out as soon as we have it!)


8:30  Registration

9:00  Worship

9:55 Transition to First Workshop (choosing from one of the three being provided)

11:00 Break

11:25 Second Workshop

12:30  Lunch (more information will be coming about this)

1:30  Meet the AC Moderator / Delegate Briefing

3:00 Departure