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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Latest News

Check back often to make sure you are up to date on what’s going on in the District.

District Training Day – January 13!

Come and celebrate the start of a new year with a day of Worship, Fellowship and Education! Come for just the morning, just the afternoon or the whole day! Classes[…]

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District Conference 2023

The District Conference 2023 will be held virtually on December 4. Please contact the District Office or your Church Office for more information.

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Call for Nominations for AC 2024

We will elect both at-large and reserve lay members to the 2024 Annual Conference (June 20—22, 2024) in Hampton at the Mission Rivers District Conference this fall. Pastors and laity are urged[…]

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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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Rev. Dr. James “Jim” O’Quinn

Director of Connectional Ministry

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Betty Hill


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