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.

**Attachments can be found in the folder "Memo for Ministers" on the downloads page.  The 2016 Nomination Form can be found in the "Forms" folder on the same page.**

Memo for Ministers

DISTRICT EXECUTIVE MINISTER SCHEDULE FOR DECEMBER 2015

15 Office/CGI Administrative Committee in Buena Vista, Virginia
16 Staff Meeting/Office
17 OFF
18 Office/Teaching Committee
19 OPEN
20 Worship Undetermined
21 Office/Southern Area Ministers Meeting at Beaver Creek
22 Office/New Bethel Christmas Program
23 Staff Meeting/ Office
24 CHRISTMAS EVE HOLIDAY
25 CHIRSTMAS DAY HOLIDAY
26 VACATION
27 Preach at Daleville
28 VACATION AND DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
29 VACATION AND DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
30 VACATION AND DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
31 VACATION AND DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED

DISTRICT EXECUTIVE MINISTER SCHEDULE FOR JANUARY 2016

1 NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY
2 District Board Retreat at Camp Bethel
3 Worship at Christian Church Uniting/Review and Evaluation
4 Review and Evaluation/Northern Area Ministers at Central
5 Office/Mission Resourcing Committee at Germantown Brick
6 Staff Meeting/Office/Teach Bible Study at Hollins Road
7 OFF
8 Office
9 CGI New Student Orientation
10 Worship Undetermined/Vinton Installation Service
11 Office/Lake Side Steering Committee at Moneta
12 Awakening Committee/Office
13 Staff Meeting/Office/Teach Bible Study at Hollins Road
14 OFF
15 Office
16 Saunders Grove Church Board Retreat
17 Worship at Henry Fork
18 Office/Southern Area Ministers Meeting at Pleasant Valley
19 Office
20 Staff Meeting/Office/Teach Bible Studey at Hollins Road
21 OFF
22 Office
23 Travel to Melbourne, Florida
24 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
25 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
26 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
27 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
28 Council of District Executive Meeting/Travel to Roanoke, Va.
29 Office
30 OPEN

 

ASSOCIATE DIST. EXECUTIVE MINISTER SCHEDULE - DECEMBER 2015

15 OFF
16 Staff Meeting/Office
17 Office
18 Office
19 OPEN
20 Worship Undetermined/Christmas Choral Celebration at Central
21 Office/Super. Meeting/Southern Area Min. at Beaver Creek
22 Office/New Bethel Christmas Program
23 Staff Meeting/ Office
24 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
25 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
26 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
27 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
28 Preach at Roanoke, First
29 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
30 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
31 VACATION and DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED

ASSOCIATE DIST. EXECUTIVE MINISTER SCHEDULE - JANUARY 2016

1 DISTRICT RESOURCE CENTER CLOSED
2 OPEN
3 Worship Undetermined
4 Office/Northern Area Ministers Meeting at Central
5 OFF
6 Staff Meeting/Office
7 Office
8 Office
9 OPEN
10 Worship at Ferrum with Smaller Membership Cong. Committee
11 Office
12 OFF
13 Staff Meeting/Office
14 Office
15 Office
16 OPEN
17 Worship Undetermined
18 Office/Southern Area Ministers Meeting at Pleasant Valley
19 OFF
20 Staff Meeting/Office
21 Office/Christian Education Task Team
22 Office
23 Travel to Melbourne, Florida
24 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
25 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
26 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
27 Council of District Executive Meetings in Melbourne, Florida
28 Council of District Executive Meeting/Travel to Roanoke, Va.
29 Office
30 OPEN
31 Worship Undetermined

 

Pastoral Placement Report

BASSETT - Full or part time position, profile circulating 2 - Clyde Hylton serving as interim pastor.
BETHANY - Part time position, no profile available - Jessica A. Slusher called as interim pastor effective January 1, 2016.
COPPER HILL - Full time position, profile circulating 2- Maurice E. Wright serving as interim pastor.
DURHAM, PEACE COVENANT - Dana B. Cassell called as pastor on a part time basis effective December 1, 2015.
GREEN HILL - Full or part time position, profile circulating 4. James R. Worline serving as interim pastor.
HOPEWELL - Part time position, profile circulating. R. Wayne Pennington serving as interim pastor.
JONES CHAPEL - Full or part time position, profile circulating 7 - Harvey S. Leddy serving as interim pastor.
PARKWAY - Logan A. Boyd called as pastor on a part time basis effective January 1, 2016.
PETERS CREEK - J. Stuart Kelly called as pastor on a full time basis effective January 1, 2016.
ROANOKE, CENTRAL - Full time position, profile circulating 4. Edward C. Woodard serving as interim pastor.
ROANOKE, HOLLINS ROAD - Full time position, profile pending - Horace D. Light, Jr. has announced his retirement effective March 31, 2016.
ROANOKE, WILLIAMSON ROAD - Full time position, profile pending - Leah O. Harness began as interim pastor effective November 29, 2015.
SAINT PAUL - Part time position, no profile available - Pulpit supply with James Jones covering the first Sunday, Mark Bolt covering the second and third Sundays, and Brian Riccio covering the fourth and fifth Sundays.
SMITH CHAPEL - Part time position, no profile available. Pulpit supply (non-Brethren).
TOPECO - Full time position, profile pending - J. Michael Varner has announced his retirement effective January 31, 2016.
TRINITY - Part time position, profile circulating - Pulpit supply.
VINTON - Angella Haranzo has been called as pastor on a part time basis effective January 1, 2016.

 

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ORDINATION CARDS

If you have not received an ordination card, it is an indication that the proper ordination renewal form has not been submitted. A few ministers and congregations had not submitted forms as of this mailing.

 

ANNUAL REPORT FORMS

It is important that the listed forms below be completed and returned as they comprise the mailing list for the HEADLINER and for other important information of congregations. If your congregation is listed in the delinquent list, please get the information mailed as soon as possible.

REMINDER LIST (as of December 14, 2015):

Form B - Mailing Address Information (was mailed from General Offices in Elgin and due December 31, 2015)
Antioch, Bassett, Bethany, Bethel, Bethlehem, Blacksburg-Iglesia del Buen Pastor Fellowship, Blue Ridge, Boones Chapel (Snow Creek), Boones Mill, Cloverdale, Collinsville, Copper Hill, Coulson, Crab Orchard, Daleville, Danville-Emmanuel, Eden-First, Fairview (Floyd County), Fairview (Rocky Mount), Floyd-Iglesia Cristiana Renacer, Germantown Brick, Good Shepherd (Blacksburg), Green Hill, Henry Fork, Hopewell, Jeters Chapel, Jones Chapel, Lynchburg, Masons Cove, Monte Vista, Mount Union, New Bethel, New Covenant, New Hope, Newport News-Ivy Farms, Oakvale, Olean, Peters Creek, Poages Mill, Pulaski-First, Red Hill, Red Oak Grove, Roanoke-First, Roanoke,-Ninth Street, Roanoke-Oak Grove, Roanoke-Summerdean, Roanoke-Williamson Road, Rocky Mount-First, Saint Paul, Saunders Grove, Schoolfield, Shelton, Smith Mountain Lake, Spruce Run, Trinity, Troutville (and New Bethel), Virginia Beach-Christian Church Uniting, Wakefield Chapel, West Richmond.
Form E - Congregational Outreach Report (was mailed from General Offices in Elgin and due December 1, 2015:
Antioch, Bethany, Bethlehem, Blacksburg-Iglesia del Buen Pastor Fellowship, Blue Ridge, Boones Chapel (Snow Creek), Cedar Bluff, Christiansburg, Collinsville, Copper Hill, Crab Orchard, Daleville, Danville-Emmanuel, Eden-First, Fairview (Floyd County), Ferrum, Floyd-Iglesia Cristiana Renacer Fellowship, Good Shepherd (Blacksburg), Green Hill, Henry Fork, Jeters Chapel, Maple Grove, Mount Bethel, Mount Hermon, New Hope, Nineveh, Oakvale, Olean, Peters Creek, PleasantDale, Pulaski-First, Red Hill, Roanoke-First, Roanoke-Hollins Road, Roanoke-Oak Grove, Roanoke-Summerdean, Saint Paul, Saunders Grove, Schoolfield, Shelton, Spruce Run, Stonewall, Virginia Beach-Christian Church Uniting, Wakefield Chapel, West Richmond.