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Clergy Net
Clergy Net is a list serve established to allow Virginia Conference clergy to communicate with each other. Notices about items for sale will not be accepted; however, items being given away for free may be posted. Laity are also allowed to subscribe to this group. You must subscribe before posting a message.
To join ClergyNet which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed to communications@vaumc.org and you will be added to the group.
Once you are a member of the group:
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    Choose the email delivery option that you prefer for your group from the drop-down menu and save your changes.

Laity Net
Laity Net is a list serve established as an information exchange for local church lay leaders in the Virginia Conference. Clergy are also invited to be a part of this group.
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Retiree Net
This forum is intended to provide retired clergy in the Virginia Conference an immediate exchange of information and ideas and concerns.
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An open forum for Virginia United Methodists to discuss current topics of interest. This group is not moderated. Items for sale, including notices about workshops, trips and books, may be posted on VaUMCTalk. All discussion should be done in the spirit of Christian conferencing. We still reserve the right to ban anyone who uses profanity or libels other people.
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Local Pastors and Associate Members (LPAMNet)
A group for local pastors and associate members of the Virginia Conference
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A group for musicians in the Virginia Conference, United Methodist Church, including, but not limited to choir directors, pianists, organists, choir members, contemporary bands, worship planners and any other interested persons.  
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Spouse Net
The Clergy Family Enrichment Committee invites you to join SpouseNet as a means of communication for the clergy spouses of the Virginia Annual Conference.  
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Urgent Net
Urgent Net is a list serve established for the conference to e-mail news of an "urgent" nature to clergy members of the Virginia Conference.
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Youth Net
The Youth/Young Adult Ministry Net is established as an information exchange among Virginia Conference ministry professionals and volunteers for the purpose of sharing resources, events, and training opportunities directly related to ministry with young people. To join YouthNet which is now utilizing the services of Google Groups, please send the email address you would like subscribed to communications@vaumc.org and you will be added to the group.
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Visit this group at https://groups.google.com/d/forum/vaumyouth
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United Methodist Women Net
Virginia United Methodist Women Net is a list serve established for members of United Methodist Women to exchange information, to share resources, to make available The LINK and other newsletters from the districts and to advertise upcoming local, district and conference events held by and for United Methodist Women. We do not accept commercial advertising.
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Sunday Advocate
The Sunday Advocate provides a weekly, single-page digest of Virginia United Methodist Church connectional information, news, and resources to each local church. It is a wonderful tool to use as a weekly bulletin insert. 
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Christian Educators Fellowship NetWith this E-mail group, Christian educators have an opportunity to communicate upcoming events and meetings, discuss new ideas, share resources, and prayer concerns. The Christian Educators Fellowship (CEF) is a fellowship of persons serving in Christian education and formation, discipleship, program and age-level ministries. All are welcome to be a part of this fellowship, but you don't have to be a member of CEF to subscribe to this Email Group.
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Deaf Ministry Net
The Deaf Ministry Net is an information exchange among Virginia Conference clergy and laity for the purpose of sharing resources, events, news, and prayer concerns directly related to ministries with individuals who are Deaf, late-deafened, hard of hearing, and Deaf-Blind.
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Va Hispanic Net
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Camp Rainbow Connection (CRC)
With this e-group, those who have served as staff members with Camp Rainbow Connection have an opportunity to share ideas, resources, and prayer concerns.
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The Virginia Interfaith Committee on Mental Illness Ministries
VICOMIM is committed to educate clergy and laity toward an awareness and sensitivity within the faith communities about mental illness. It also offer programs, assistance, and resources to faith communities developing their own programs for ministry with persons with mental illness and their families. This e-mail group is designed to facilitate communications within this group.
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Young Adults
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Ethnic Minority E-mail Group
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Small-Membership Churches E-mail Group
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Children's Ministries E-mail Group
With this Email group, those interested and/or working with children have an opportunity to communicate upcoming events, share ideas and resources. 
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Disaster Response
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