On Line Courses
United Methodist 101This online course is designed for new United Methodists and anyone wanting to know more about the denomination. Are you a lifelong or long-term Methodist? You may be surprised at what you can learn about our denomination. The course includes 4 modules that contain many interactive features. Each module takes about 1 hour to complete. You can move through the modules at your own pace.
Five Talent AcademyThe 5 Talent Academy is a group of like-minded pastors and laity across the Virginia Conference who are committed to learning the tools and techniques to have healthy, fruitful congregations. Videos of previous teaching sessions are below. If you are interested in joining us at the next 5 Talent Academy conference, contact a member of our church staff.
Ministry with the Poor with Shane Claiborne
Q&A With Shane Claiborne
Evangelism, Communication & Church Growth
with Maria Dixon Hall
with J. Clif Christopher
Part 1 of 3
Part 2 of 3
Part 3 of 3
Worship Event with Rev. Dr. Constance Cherry
Faith Development with Mindy Caliguire
Ministry with the Poor with Tony & Bart Campolo
Part 1 of 4
Part 2 of 4
Part 3 of 4
Part 4 of 4
Bart Campolo Part 1 of 2
Part 2 of 2
Making Disciples for Christ
The Rev. Eric Geiger, co-author of Simple Church which is drawing a lot of interest from church leaders around the country, led a session focused on making disciples for Christ.
Eric Geiger Part 1
Eric Geiger Part 2
What We Believe
The basics of United Methodism
Chuck Knows Church
A fun and informative video series about "stuff" in church!
Blogs & Commentaries from the United Methodist Church
Finding Our Way
Information and resources from Burke UMC's ministry of inclusivity.