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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Aaron Kauffman

The Power of the Cross

May 4, 2020

Jesus’ sacrificial death undoes the curse of sin and makes new life possible for those who trust in him and surrender their lives in service to his kingdom. Like a seed that dies to be reborn as a fruitful new plant, death is the path to life in God’s economy.

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Worker Profile: Mark and Sarah Schoenhals

May 4, 2020

We serve with Life Enrichment Church (LEC), a network of house churches in a wide rural area, with the goal of multiplying disciples of Jesus and house churches. We help disciple new believers, train emerging leaders, and advise and help sharpen the vision of existing leaders.

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News+Events

May 1, 2020

Latino Ministries hosts Training for Trainers event on March 14
Cloth face mask drive launched for poultry workers
Coronavirus Immigrant Care Fund makes impact

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Call to Prayer: Soaking and Leaking

May 1, 2020

We knew that God had good plans for our neighbors in our South Asian Muslim neighborhood. We also knew intimately the hard details of their lives. We spent a lot of time praying and listening for a sense of God’s dreams for them and what God was specifically guiding us to do.

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Keep Your Distance 5K Results

April 28, 2020

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Keep Your Distance 5K! Over six days, walkers and runners from around the world came together (virtually) and completed 232.5 miles while showing their support for VMMissions.

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A New Roof for Rosa

April 24, 2020

When it became apparent that Rosa’s house needed a new roof, church planter and pastor Armando Sanchez was ready to add his roofing skills to the energy already present in the Springdale and Waynesboro Mennonite churches. This led to a productive work day in which these congregations came together to give the house a new roof.

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In Honor of Lloyd Weaver, VMMissions’ Longest-Serving President, 1966-1979

April 19, 2020

Lloyd Weaver Jr., ninth president of Virginia Mennonite Missions, died on April 7, 2020, at age 96. Recognized as a man of integrity by those with whom he served: humble, strong, encouraging, committed and full of good humor, he was enthusiastic about missions and especially enjoyed visiting the missionaries on location.

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Ken Horst

Ken Horst hired as Interim Development Associate

April 15, 2020

Virginia Mennonite Missions announces the hire of Ken Horst as Interim Development Associate, effective Monday, April 20th. A familiar face at VMMissions, Ken served with the agency for over 30 years as both a mission worker and member of staff, most recently as Development Associate for four years before he retired in 2018.

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Cloth Face Mask Goal Exceeded

April 9, 2020

Learning of the urgent need for area poultry workers, Virginia Mennonite Missions launched a drive for cloth face masks for four area plants, with a goal of 1,500. Due to an incredible outpouring of support, we have exceeded this goal by delivering 2,075 masks! Thank you to everyone who gave of their time, talent, and resources to help those in need.

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