Alternative Christmas Gifts


Alternative Christmas Gifts: meeting special and immediate needs through VMMissions

Each year, VMMissions workers propose projects to meet some special or immediate need for our Alternative Christmas Gifts program. These mission “alternatives” also
enable VMMissions workers at home and around the world to enhance their ministries. These projects range in scope and are ideal for individuals, families, Sunday School classes, small groups or entire congregations to consider.
By clicking on the gift options below, you will be redirected to a form to specify your gift, and by clicking “Submit” you will be transferred to a PayPal page. You may make an online donation. If you prefer, you may instead send a check made out to Virginia Mennonite Missions (601 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, VA 22802) with the project designated in the memo line.

2018 Alternative Christmas Gifts

AmountProjectQuantity DesiredWorkerCountry/Region
$45German Mennonite Hymnal12David and Rebekka StutzmanGermany (Europe)
$12Bibles for new believers being baptised30Mark and Sarah SchoenhalsThailand (Asia)
$15/tripTransport costs for village evangelism and discipleship30Mark and Sarah SchoenhalsThailand (Asia)
$20Science lab for Lezha Academic Center50Klementina ShahiniAlbania (Europe)
$25Guitar and amp for the Joshua Center12Norma TelesAlbania (Europe)
$20Enable neighborhood hospitality 12Shawn and Laura GreenItaly (Europe)
$5Samaritan’s Purse Christmas Shoebox campaign 100Steve and Laura CampbellMontenegro (Europe)
$3“Night of Blessing” for women in Istog30Vince and LaVonne RamellaKosovo (Europe)
$40/mo.Sponsor a child at the Joshua Center12Joshua CenterAlbania (Europe)
$10Fresh fruit for refugees in detention center12Steve Horst and Bethany TobinThailand (Asia)


If you have questions, please email Steve Leaman or call (540) 434-9727 or (800) 707-5535.


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