Roanoke District & Virginia Conference Events

NMO-UMC is part of the Roanoke District of the Virginia Conference.  The Roanoke District connects sixty-nine United Methodist Churches in Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, and Roanoke Counties and the cities of Roanoke and Salem with the Virginia Annual Conference, The United Methodist Church, and the World in ministry to others on behalf of Jesus Christ.  The Virginia Conference is composed of 16 districts serving over 1,200 local United Methodist congregations across most of the Commonwealth of Virginia-from the Eastern Shore to the New River Valley.

Alta Mons Summer Camp

Alta Mons, an outdoor ministry of the Roanoke District located in Shawsville, is looking forward to welcoming new and returning families for an amazing time together at camp.  Check out for all the latest information.  Questions can be directed to or (540) 268-2409.  Additionally, a variety of summer positions are available, from Kitchen Staff to Camp Counselor to Guest Services Intern.  Job descriptions and applications can be found at

2022 Virginia Annual Conference

The 2022 Virginia Annual Conference session will be held starting at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 16 to noon on Saturday, June 18, in person, at the Hampton Convention Center based on John 4:24 (CEB): “God is spirit, and it is necessary to worship God in spirit and truth.

Mission Encounter is an opportunity to study current issues impacting society based on current social justice and mission-related topics. Participants grow in understanding the mission of the church in the current world context; conference events are open to all. Mission Encounter is a cooperative event sponsored by the Virginia Conference Missional Ministries Board and the Virginia Conference United Methodist Women.

Theme: Building Communities of Hope and Joy (Luke 13)

Date: Thursday evenings beginning June 30, 2022

Time: 7:00 PM

Registration Fee: $10

For registration and details, visit

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