Eastern Shore District of The United Methodist Church
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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“Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world."

Welcome to The United Methodist Church on Virginia's Eastern Shore! The Eastern Shore District connects 52 United Methodist Churches in Accomack and Northampton Counties with the Virginia Annual Conference, The United Methodist Church and the World in ministry to others on behalf of Christ.  The clergy and laity of the Eastern Shore are supervised by a Conference appointed District Superintendent. The Virginia Conference is composed of 16 districts serving 1,209 local United Methodist congregations across most of the state of Virginia.  

Meet our new pastors!  Click here.
Welcome Picnic for all clergy families in honor of our new clergy families.  Click here for more.
  2014 Charge Conference Center
Check out our Occohannock on the Bay Summer Camps.
View Discipleship Circles Video here 
This video is worth watching.
JAM -Back to School Rally for Children August 23rd!  Click here.
Galilee Youth Concert on August 30th to benefit Agape Children's Center
Looking for a VBS or event near you? Click here.  
District pastors and or local church leaders, post your upcoming VBS and or local church events here.  
Dr. Maria Dixon Hall
Live Streaming event to be held here on the Eastern Shore District Saturday, Oct. 4,2014. Dr. Hall will be the speaker.  See more.

2013 District Conference highlights and ballot results

Prayer Calendar (print 8.5 x 11 front and back page). Cut in half for 2  calendars.  Fold like fan.

Camp Cookbook on sale now!  Click here

Looking for our current Shoreline Newsletter?  To subscribe to a paper copy and our Newsletter Archives go to our Newsroom

(church password required) To enter 2013 Statistical (end of the year) Table reports go to  http://www.ezra.gcfa.org/

Equipping Vital Congregations System for Charge Conference, Profiles, and Vital Signs reporting. (password required)

To review the 5 vital signs in any church go to http://www.evc.vaumc.org/ ; click on “Browse Information”; then click on “Charts and Graphs”; from the menu select “Eastern Shore District”; from the  menu select your church.  (note: you do not need a log on and password to access this information)


 Virginia Conference Bishop: Young Jin Cho

District Superintendent: Alexander B. Joyner

District Lay Leader: Iris Gunter Smith

District Administrative Assistant: Connie Owens



Office Hours:  9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Thursday

Physical Address:   18291 Jones Avenue, Parksley, VA

Mailing Address:    P.O. Box 317, Parksley, VA 23421

Telephone:    757-665-6295  FAX: 757-665-6295 (call first)

Email:  easternshoredistrict@vaumc.org