Welcome to eLIZABETH RIVER DISTRICT
Recognizing that local churches are on the front lines of making disciples of Jesus Christ, the Elizabeth River District is committed to equipping, empowering, and planting churches to fulfil this mission.
Introducing the new Coastal Virginia District. By vote of the June 2022 Virginia Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, the Elizabeth River and the Eastern Shore districts have become 1 district -The Coastal Virginia District. Following the vote of the Virginia Annual Conference on Friday, June 17, 2022, that set the number of districts from sixteen to eight effective July 1, 2022, in keeping with Paragraph 415.4 of the 2016 UMC Book of Discipline, and in consultation with the Cabinet, the boundaries of the new...READ MORE ABOUT THE NEW DISTRICT BOUNDARIES