VIRGINIA TEAM UPDATE (VTU)
JUNE 2020 EDITION
 
A message from the District Secretary…
 
DISTRICT ADVISORY COMMITTEE HIGHLIGHTS
 
For the first time in the 79 year history the Virginia District had to cancel its district assembly gathering of all its churches and pastors and have the business of the district conducted by the District Advisory Council. Some of the highlights of our meeting were:
  • The approval of Tabitha Ezelle Jernigan, Bobbie Jo King, Brad Lee Robertson; and Lee Allen Schnelle to be ordained as elders in the Church of the Nazarene and the recognition of Kawika Aulani Sever moving from deacon to elder status.
  • The recognition of the retirement of Carol Lee Dean, Debra M. Diehl (physical disability), William R. Dillon II, William Wayne Harnish, Herman C. “Buddy” Marston, Victor Phillip, C. M. Pruitt, and Virginia L. Pruitt.
  • Receiving the 16th report of Dr. Fuller to our district encouraging us not to return to the old ways of doing things (before the pandemic) but to use this as an impetus to try new things and reach new people for Christ and the Church.
  • The acknowledgment of all pastors reports being received.
  • Viewing the Memoirs Report and have a moment of silence, then prayer, for those of our members who passed away during the past year.
  • Using electronic voting to select delegates and alternates for the 2021 General SDMI Convention and General Assembly.
 
NEWS & UPDATES
 
 
We are on the web now. Stop by and check us out.
 
We need electricians- many projects need to be fixed
We need a group of people with chain saws and wood splitters to help clean up down trees.
We need tile floor installed - glue down
We need flower beds done - mulch
We have power washing that needs to be done
We have painting
We have siding that needs to be installed
We have task that are big and small for all skill levels

We will feed you lunch and keep you safe. Call, text or email Rev Mark Hardy at the contact info below to set-up a time to come.

You can contact me and I can give you a needs list if you want to do a specific thing.
Or you can help with one of these items.
  • Need 10 100’ Garden Hose
  • Need 4 Hose Carts
  • Need 10 LED Security Lights to replace old ones and reduce electric consumption
  • Need new carpet for Wesley Chapel - Contact Camp for more info
  • Need 1 Air Ratchet
  • Need 1 Ryobi Cordless Grease Gun
  • Need a 3 Bay Commercial Sink to help in reducing work load in dish room during camps and retreats (New or Used)
  • Need a Commercial Faucet with sprayer for 3 Bay Sink
 

If you can not physically do the work can you help with a gift. This will Go towards the purchase of materials to keep these volunteers busy with these projects. You can either make a donation online by clicking here or sending it to camp.

MANY HANDS MAKE LIGHT WORK!

Thanks in advance.
Rev Mark Hardy, Executive Director
Virginia Nazarene Retreat Center (a.k.a. Camp)
Email: campmanager@vanaz.org
Tel. (609)247-4166
 
VNRC new website
 
(Click the picture to watch the video)
 
A message from The Manns, our LINKS Missionaries
We are delighted to share a message from our LINKS missionaries, The Mann Clan, from Europe. Please share with your congregations. Some of you have them assigned to your church so please connect with them. 
 
Free Webinar on Closing the Gaps Between Vision and Execution
 
Join Diane Tolliver for a free webinar on Tuesday, July 21, at noon Central Time.

Please join leadership coach Dianne Tolliver as she explores a variety of simple tools and approaches to “Close the Gaps Between Vision and Execution.” From strategic planning to overcoming procrastination to asking the right questions, this webinar has something for everyone. Let’s sharpen our skills as we focus on fulfilling God’s plan for the church.
 
 
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
 
 
The Virginia District NYI is planning on having a Virtual NYI Convention on June 27th at 10:00am.
More information coming soon!
 
Hispanic Family Camp has been canceled. Se ha cancelado el Campamento Familiar.
 
After making reflections and considerations of the COVID-19 risk this year and after hearing the opinion of every member of the Hispanic Family Camp Leadership Team, by unanimous vote, we made the decision of not having the Hispanic Family Camp this year, for the wellbeing of each one. Thank you for your understanding!
 
CARTA A LOS PASTORES
(Spanish Letter to Pastors)
DISTRICT'S INFO & LINKS
District Resource Center (DRC)
 
We are practicing social distancing in the office. We are not fully staffed (most working from home) but you can reach us by email or phone.
 
Regular Office Hours:
Mon-Thursday (9AM-4PM) and Friday (9AM-12PM)
 
You can reach us by phone at 804.739.4884 or by email at:
  • Jacquie: admin@vanaz.org
  • Cheri: info@vanaz.org
  • Cindy: ministerioshispanos@vanaz.org
 
DRC will be closed from June 29 to July 3, 2020
Our staff will be on vacation
 
 
 
VA District's Calendar
 
Click the image for the District's Calendar
 
 
Join us in praying for the Ministers in the Virginia District
 
 
Please send an email to info@vanaz.org with your new contact information.
 
 
 
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5906 Harbour Park Drive, Midlothian, VA 23112
804.739-4884 - info@vanaz.org - www.vanaz.org
 
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