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 […]


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 […]


Small Church, Big Impact to address small/rural church challenges

January 8, 2016

The Cultivate resourcing program of VMMissions’ USA Ministries, together with Virginia Mennonite Conference, is offering a workshop called Small Church Big Impact to address the unique challenges for small and/or rural VMC congregations (100 active members or less). This workshop will be Saturday, April 16, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Shady Oak Fellowship […]


‘Windward: exploring your missional call’ event

October 8, 2015


My Coins Count raises $24,500

October 5, 2015

My Coins Count, a program of Mennonite Central Committee and Virginia Mennonite Missions, raised a preliminary total of $24,530.37 at the 2015 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale. The total will likely rise as additional matching funds are added. Proceeds of My Coins Count, formerly known as Penny Power, will be divided equally between the two agencies […]


Potomac District Council meets at Washington Community Fellowship

March 5, 2015

Potomac District Council met on January 10 at Washington Community Fellowship. Sixteen people gathered, including Potomac District Council Church pastors and delegates. After welcoming remarks and introduction, District Minister Luke Schrock-Hurst led devotional session. He shared Menno Simons’ message, “True Evangelical Faith Lie Dormant” in 1539. The message emphasized serving the poor neighbors: “It clothes […]


Making disciples through Life Transformation Groups

December 29, 2014

Workshop will explore ways to create a discipling culture in congregations Are you interested in exploring a deep, reproducible yet simple way of making disciples within the congregation? Are you tired of talking about becoming missional and are eager to gain traction in the disciple-making task? Join us on Saturday, January 31 (8 a.m. to […]


¡Hagámoslo juntos! Let’s do this together!

December 28, 2014

. Mennonite Hispanic Initiative hosts first retreat for leaders “Hagámoslo juntos!” or “Let’s do this together!” was the first-ever Mennonite Hispanic Initative (MHI) leaders retreat at Highland Retreat. Four Spanish-speaking churches from the Harrisonburg area were represented: Iglesia Discipular Anabaptista, El Camino Discipular, Enciende Una Luz and Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía. Twenty-six church […]


Sister Care seminar in Trinidad “part of God’s master plan”

December 27, 2014

Forty-two women participated in a Sister Care seminar held in St. Helena, Trinidad October 31-November 2. Marsha Ragoonath coordinated the event attended by women from the five Mennonite churches in Trinidad with two women participating from the Jamaica Mennonite Church. Carolyn Heggen, psychotherapist specializing in trauma healing, and Rhoda Keener, Mennonite Women USA co-director, led […]


Merry Christmas

December 24, 2014



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