Give Differently This Christmas with Alternative Christmas Gifts

December 7, 2020

Each year, VMMissions workers propose projects to meet some special or immediate need in their ministries for our Alternative Christmas Gifts program. These projects range in scope and are ideal for individuals, families, Sunday School classes, small groups or entire congregations to consider. See this year’s projects.

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VMMissions Joins Honduras Hurricane Relief Initiatives

December 4, 2020

After two major hurricanes only two weeks apart bore down on Honduras, VMMissions was invited to join several relief initiatives led by Honduran churches with whom we have relational links, and Manantial de Vida, a partner congregation within Virginia Mennonite Conference. A total of $22,000 is needed to respond to practical needs such as family sanitation kits, food packet distribution in isolated communities, and repairs to homes and church structures.

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#GivingTuesday Raises $4,800 for Mission

December 2, 2020

VMMissions thanks the 36 donors who contributed a total of $4,800 to this year’s #GivingTuesday campaign. This includes a matching gift of $800 from Everence. VMMissions will use these contributions to multiply disciples among neighbors near and far as we join the work that God is already doing at home and around the world.

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Celebrating God’s Faithfulness

November 18, 2020

With thankfulness for the ways that God has been faithful to the ministries and partners of VMMissions, and out of gratitude for the prayer and financial support of God’s people, VMMissions hosted an event on November 21 to express our thanks and share stories from our ministries.

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VMMissions Hosts Prayer as Mission Seminar

October 7, 2020

VMMissions workers Michael and Ruthy Hershey led a seminar on October 17 and 18 focused on engaging prayer as the foremost tool given to us by which to engage in God’s mission and see God’s purposes unfold in our lives and in our world.

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Bike Shenandoah Riders Pedal in Memory of Steve Leaman

September 29, 2020

On a crisp, sunny September morning, the largest number of riders in Bike Shenandoah’s 22-year history rode in memory of Steve Leaman, a beloved former principal, educator, and VMMissions staff member. The 133 total riders chose among four rides between 5 and 62 miles to raise money for six non-profit organizations.

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Motorcycles Go the Distance for Missions

September 28, 2020

On September 11-12, a group of 24 motorcycle riders covered a total of 419 miles in support of the ministries of VMMissions. Despite ominous skies, the first group left Harrisonburg early Friday morning, and met up with another pack of riders at Powhatan Mennonite Church. VMMissions workers Tyler and Kendra Yoder met them to share about their church planting work in nearby Richmond.

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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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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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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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