VMMissions Seeks Director of Advancement

May 4, 2020

Virginia Mennonite Missions seeks a full-time Director of Advancement. Qualified candidates should demonstrate a passion for the gospel, an active commitment to the church, familiarity with Virginia Mennonite Conference, leadership skills and experience, and the ability to cultivate donor relationships and invite support. Interested persons, please contact Dianna Lehman. See the Director of Advancement Job Description.

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CARES Act Giving Options

June 1, 2020

Learn about changes in charitable giving options in light of the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

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Carol Tobin

Coronavirus Sparks Responses of Compassion and Creativity at VMMissions

June 1, 2020

The last three months of the coronavirus pandemic have introduced unimagined challenges and tragedy to the entire world community. At the same time, this adversity has unearthed deep wells of adaptability, creativity and compassion. This is certainly the story at VMMissions.

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MWC Global Church Sharing Fund Responds to Pandemic Needs

May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing preexisting systemic inequalities that benefit some and disadvantage others. In response, Mennonite World Conference has invited Anabaptist mission and service partners to coordinate their financial response to COVID-19 hardships experienced by member churches around the world.

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A Front Row Seat to the Gospel’s Power

May 4, 2020

The power of the gospel is this: that the unlovable are loved, the irredeemable are redeemed, the disinherited are adopted, the faithless are made faithful, the wicked are made pure, and the unqualified are made participants. This is my story.

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Tracing the Trail of Forgiveness

May 4, 2020

God is calling Bethany Tobin to both teach and walk out Jesus’ humble yet powerful message of forgiveness as she serves in Thailand. She shares these glimpses.

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Worker Profile: Elena Buckwalter de Satalaya

May 4, 2020

Elena and her husband Freddy are working with the Iglesia Cristiana Menonita, in Iquitos, Peru, focusing mostly on bringing young people on an island community to a personal relationship with God. Since the community has very little access to quality education, they teach basic classes and on weekends we have children’s ministry and youth group.

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Call to Prayer: Listening in the Hard Times

May 4, 2020

A week before arriving home to our slum, our neighborhood was flooded. Our homecoming was overwhelming—filled with culture shock, mourning lost possessions, and setting up our house again. Less than a month later, we all got typhoid. How do we pray in these times?

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More Precious Than Rubies

May 4, 2020

God tells women that we are valuable to him, more precious than rubies. But in Montenegro, women are treated as if we are not worth much at all. With this in mind, the women’s committee of our church decided to conduct our first-ever outreach event to show women their God-given value.

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Sharing the Best We Have

May 4, 2020

A celebration in heaven is taking place, even though on this earth the situation is sad!” Solange Tartari sees God working powerfully in Albania among people who are encountering the gospel for the first time. “We all have challenges in life. The least we can do is simply share the best we have in love for others: Jesus! He makes all the difference in us.”

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The Gospel Seen on the Canvas of a Life

May 4, 2020

It is not easy to trace the work of God’s salvation within the jail. Within Nathan’s story I see many threads of God’s intervention. The presence of an active church. The word of God permeating Nathan’s heart from the voice of a faithful believer behind bars. The Holy Spirit bringing conviction, peace, hope, and forgiveness in Nathan’s night of anguish.

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