• Congratulations to our Newly Elected Boards

    The 2016 Virginia Church of God Ministers Meeting was conducted at the Celebration Church of God on Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4. On Monday evening Bishop Mirkovich presented the FINISH Commitment and how this initiative from the General Overseer ties to Virginia’s vision of “Connecting to God and One Another.” The worship service concluded with all those in attendance celebrating Holy Communion.On Tuesday morning the ministers gathered for the biennial business meeting. The...  Read More...

  • Ministry on the Margins at Bristol-Adoration COG

    A Bi-vocational Perspective God has and continues to bless Adoration Church of God in Bristol, VA. As the senior pastor for nearly 13 years, I am bi-vocational and I know many other pastors of smaller churches are as well. The trends continue to increase in the number of churches that have bi-vocational pastors.   Read More...

  • Funeral Arrangements for Florence Sexton Bedsaul of Dublin

    We have received information just today that Florence Sexton Bedsaul passed away last week.  She is the Mother of Lisa Powers, Pastor's Wife at Norton Church of God and her first husband was Rev. L.   Read More...

  • WINCOG Marriage Conference: Oct. 22

    Marriage Conference at Winchester Church of God // Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 9:00am-2:00pm.  Visit wincog.com/marriageconference to register. Featured speakers will be Jeff and Shaunti Feldhahn, authors of the books For Women Only and For Men Only.  This is a free event for the first time ever.   Read More...

  • Funeral Arrangements for Frank Baldwin, Father-in-law of Theresa Baldwin

    Please be in prayer for the family of Frank Baldwin, Father-in-law of Theresa Baldwin our Virginia State Treasurer.  Frank Baldwin passed away Tuesday and the funeral arrangements are as follows and all are being held at the Puckett Funeral Home.Viewing:  Friday, September 9;     6 - 8 pmFuneral:  Saturday, September 10;  1:00 pmPuckett Funeral Home115 Covington CtFarmville VA  23901 434-391-3830   Read More...

  • Funeral Arrangements for Nellie Dalton, Mother of Wanda Cary

    Please be in prayer for the family of Nellie Dalton, Mother of Wanda Cary our State Girls Ministries Director.  Nellie Dalton passed away this weekend and the funeral arrangements are as follows at the Ashland Church of God:Visitation: Tuesday, September 6;  2-4 pm and 6-8 pmFuneral:  at 11am on Thursday, September 8  (Graveside services to follow)   Read More...

  • Funeral Arrangements for Rev. Monroe Horne, Retired Minister

    The State Office has been notified of the passing of Rev. Monroe Horne, Retired Minister from the Danville area.The service and viewing for Rev. Monroe Horne will be held at Danville-Central Blvd.   Read More...

  • Book of the Month - Mile Wide, Inch Deep by Dave Jacobs

    Authored by Dave Jacobs Dave Jacobs was a pastor for twenty-eight years before retiring in 2006 and founding Small Church Pastor, an organization that provides encouragement, coaching, consulting, and resources for pastors and leaders of all sized churches, but with a focus on smaller churches. Dave and his wife Ellen have been married for thirty-five years and live out in the country in the beautiful Rogue Valley of southern Oregon***************************Humorist Artemus Ward, a favorite aut...  Read More...

  • Ministry on the Margins in Stafford

    In Acts 2 we are given an illustration of what it means to be the church and the impact the church can have on the community and culture. The Bible says that the believers continued to study and learn doctrine together. They spent time together and enjoyed being with one another.   Read More...

  • Upcoming Vital Initiative Meetings

    Upcoming Vital Initiative Meetings for the month of August have been added to the Vital Initiative webpage.  The dates and links to details are also listed below.  If you are a part of the Vital Initiative Pastoral Program in Virginia, mark your calendar for the location nearest you.DISTRICT MEETINGSShenandoah District- Aug.   Read More...

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