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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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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Thank you! Year end goal exceeded

January 2, 2016

Due to your generous responses and the gifts of supporters who matched with $15,500, we have exceeded our goal of $60,000 with a total of $66,442 in our first-ever matching gift campaign! Thank you for investing in hope with gifts to our Mission Fund. The peace of Christ to you in this New Year!

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VMMissions welcomes two new staff members

December 10, 2015

Virginia Mennonite Missions is pleased to welcome Steve Leaman and Melanie Sherer as new staff members. On December 2, 2015, Steve Leaman began employment with Virginia Mennonite Missions as Director of Public Relations. In this 60% role, he will lead the Advancement Team in the work of communications, public relations, and fundraising. Steve will also […]

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Dianna Lehman to join VMMissions

December 28, 2014

Beginning March 16, 2015, Dianna Lehman will join VMMissions as Executive Assistant and Human Resources Manager. In this role she will provide administrative support to the President, including handling logistics for the Board of Directors and managing human resource functions for VMMissions’ staff and mission workers. Dianna has over 25 years of experience in executive-level […]

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Special need for Shalom Church in Italy

December 22, 2014

The Shalom congregation in Palermo, Italy, began in the early 1990s in a part of the city that was dominated by violence. The church was named Shalom in hopes of bringing peace to that area of the city. It has grown under the capable Italian leadership of Pino Arena. Last week someone broke into the […]

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Penny Power raises $28,210 for early childhood education

October 6, 2014

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VMM welcomes new staff; transitions noted

April 2, 2014

Virginia Mennonite Missions has hired Sarah Schoenhals as Receptionist & Administrative Assistant, starting March 17. Sarah is a recent alumna of VMM’s tranSend program, serving with young adults and children in Det Udom, Thailand. . Janet Blosser’s role as Italy Field Director has been expanded to include VMM’s work in the Balkans (currently Albania, Montenegro […]

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VMM welcomes two new staff members

December 6, 2013

Virginia Mennonite Missions is pleased to welcome Lynn Suter and Sherah-Leigh Gerber as new staff members. Beginning January 6, 2014, Lynn Suter will begin employment with Virginia Mennonite Missions as Director of Operations and International Ministries. This position will have two key areas of responsibility: assisting the President by providing oversight to the internal operations […]

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Virginia Mennonite Missions selects president

October 21, 2013

Aaron M. Kauffman of Harrisonburg, Va., was chosen by Virginia Mennonite Missions’ (VMM) 15-member Board of Directors as their next president at the October 18-19 meeting. Kauffman has extensive local and international mission experience serving most recently as VMM global ministries director and advancement associate since 2011. A seven-member search committee of Virginia Mennonite Conference […]

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