6515 George Washington Mem Hwy Ste 203, Yorktown, VA

Welcome to
The Mission Rivers District

107 United Methodist congregations with one uniting vision
-- to Make Disciples of Jesus Christ.

About Us

We are 107 United Methodist Congregations with one uniting vision – to make Disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Supporting churches from Fauquier County through the Northern Neck to Tidewater.

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District Scholarship Applications Available

Higher Education has always been a hallmark of the United Methodist Church.  The value of resources for continued learning and higher education is fundamental to United Methodism. In keeping with[…]

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Safer Sanctuaries Class in April

Mission Rivers is offering the Safer Sanctuaries training. This training is a three hour class that will be taught online.This class is being offered TWICE, online 4/13 or 4/20.Class will[…]

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Leading Worship Class Offered Monday nights in April

Lay Servant Advanced Class: Leading WorshipOnline: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29Mission Rivers is offering the Advanced Class: Leading Worship. This class will be taught onlineon Monday nights from 6:30 – 8:30pm[…]

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Our Staff

It takes some dedicated people to make the work of the district happen.

Rev. Charles F. Ledlum-Bates

District Superintendent

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Lisa Jones

Administrative Assistant (Yorktown)

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Lynn Manley

Administrative Assistant (Remote)

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Rev. Dr. Clarence R. Brown

DIrector of Connectional Ministry

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