Change, Growth and Faithfulness

October 13, 2011 in News



Blackstone: The Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center is grateful and committed to its roots in the United Methodist Conference. These roots have provided a strong foundation of support and strength for over 115 years and it is our sincere hope that this foundation will only strengthen in years ahead.


Our future is strong; however it has become clear that growth for the future is only possible if your Assembly Center casts its net for attendance to a wider market. Thanks to your generous support we survived last year’s financial distress, but in order not to return there, it is essential that we become more widely used, thereby creating a stronger business.


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Board Announces Samuel McCracken as Executive Director

April 20, 2011 in News


The Board of Directors of Blackstone: the Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center announces that Samuel A. McCracken will be joining the retreat and conference center as its new Executive Director, effective July 1, 2011.

Cammie Armstrong, who served as Executive Director for the past six years, announced in January that she will be retiring this summer.

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Camp Rainbow & The Green Initiative For Blackstone

January 21, 2011 in News, SLIDESHOW

Camp Rainbow Makes Going Green Easier for Blackstone

For 22 years Blackstone: Virginia United Methodist Assembly Center especially comes alive with laughter, joy, trust, giving, security, dedication, hope and so much more as campers and volunteers come for Camp Rainbow Connection. This year was no exception.

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