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Welcome to the Rappahannock River District!  

We are 74 United Methodist congregations with one uniting vision.  Our congregations, ministry settings, and people are very diverse but our passion is to Make Disciples.  

We seek to Make Disciples through four entry points: Unity, Spiritual Formation, Empowering Our Laity, and through Mission ministry in our neighborhoods, throughout our Conference, and around the world.  We value lay and clergy as equal and effective partners in ministry.  

Most importantly, we invite you to connect with one of our congregations of ministries to grow deeper in faith and to transform the world for Jesus Christ. 



 For the latest news and information about what is happening around our Conference, click here to read the eAdvocate online

Upcoming Conference/District Events


WomansConference webevent

Explore what it means to live your life with confidence. Join us at Ebenezer’s Women’s Conference, Live Your Life Bold and Brave.

Featuring Nicole Unice, Author of Brave Enough and Ministry Director at Hope Church

Sessions include:

  • Created With a Purpose
  • Navigating Life’s Up’s & Down’s
  • Scheduling Time for God
  • Be Bold & Brave with Healthy Habits

Registration: $20.00 includes breakfast and lunch

Onsite child care available, $5.00 per child and includes lunch (max $20 per family). 

Visit http://ebenezerumc.org/event/womens-conference/ for more information or registration

The District's UMVIM 2017 Team has returned safely from El Salvador! While there, they distrisbuted food bags and helped with a medical clinic.

Click here to see photos of the trip


Bishop's Bible Challenge 2017

Dear Virginia Annual Conference,

I think you would agree with me that every New Year there are individuals who decide to make a New Year’s resolution. I googled “New Year’s resolution" to discover that there are several articles written on this popular subject. 

Bishop Lewis asked that I share with you the direct link to the Bible Challenge sign up on the Conference website.  She is asking that you share this, in what ever avenue you chose, letting your churches know they can have their members sign up.

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District Youth

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