A tidal wave is coming!

A tidal wave is coming!

September 1, 2016

Story by Megan* James and Megan* live in a guesthouse for Muslim pilgrims, immediately adjacent to a shrine which is packed from morning until night with devotees and seekers from all over the region. They see a ‘tidal wave’ movement to faith in Jesus coming in their country and region, built upon God’s promises to […]

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Finding life inside

Finding life inside

August 19, 2016

Story by Opal*   In the North African context where Raleigh and Opal* and their two children serve among Muslims seeking to overcome their debt to God, they are finding open doors.   We live near a gated community, of sorts. The first time we walked past its medieval-type turrets, sun-baked stucco walls, and arched […]

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Mission Fund goal met

Mission Fund goal met!

August 18, 2016

  On behalf of Virginia Mennonite Missions, I want to thank you for your generous support. You helped us not only meet our goal, but exceed it! What a surprise! With God’s help and your gifts, we have successfully completed another year of making disciples in the way of Christ among neighbors near and far. […]

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Bike Shenandoah to benefit VMMissions and others on September 17

August 3, 2016

  Bike Shenandoah is a family-friendly and healthy way see the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, connect with other riders, and support seven local agencies: Mennonite Central Committee, Virginia Mennonite Missions, MennoMedia, Our Community Place, Roberta Webb Child Care Center, and NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center. Bike Shenandoah draws more than 100 riders each year for rides ranging […]

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tranSend service of commissioning July 14

June 13, 2016

Join in blessing and sending the 2016 class of tranSend into their service assignments on Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 pm at the Hershberger Barn (location map). There will be a dinner provided for persons serving on MSTs (by invitation) beginning at 5:00 pm. Friends, family and supporters are invited at 6:30 for a meaningful […]

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Long roads to leadership

May 6, 2016

By Nancy Marshall All photos courtesy of Nancy Marshall Nancy Marshall has discipled several potential leaders for pastoral ministry and church planting at Jesus’ Deaf Church in Belize, with major setbacks along the way.   The first verse I tacked on my wall here in my house in Belize is Ephesians 3:20 from The Message: […]

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Seeds of multiplication

May 4, 2016

By Carol Tobin All photos by Mark & Sarah Schoenhals Where the Mark and Sarah Schoenhals family serve in the Isaan region of Thailand, seeds of a multiplying church planted over 20 years ago are beginning to sprout.   Throughout the long, dry months when the only rain that can be expected in Northeast Thailand […]

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New workers appointed

May 2, 2016

Two VMMissions workers have recently been appointed for service assignments. Francisco and Juana Machado have been appointed (jointly with Mennonite Mission Network) to church plant in Burgos, Spain. They have been invited by Anabautistas, Menonitas y Hermanos en Cristo – España following a one-month exploratory visit to Spain in early 2015. Alisha Brubaker has been […]

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VMMissions launches regular prayer bulletin

April 30, 2016

  In addition to our monthly Mission Prayer Calendar, we have launched another way to engage in prayer more deeply for the people and ministries of VMMissions. Subscribe to become a Prayer Partner by adding your email address under “Prayer Partners” and you will receive regular email prayers and updates/answers to prayer.

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Board seeks nominations for three members

February 17, 2016

The Board of Virginia Mennonite Missions is seeking nominations for three at-large Board members. The 15-member Board of Directors is made up of a representative from each of the nine districts of Virginia Mennonite Conference, as well as six at-large members. This diverse group of men and women represents a range of vocational callings, both […]

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