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Great Community Give open house

Great Community Give Raises More Than $20K

On April 17, VMMissions participated in the Great Community Give, a dedicated giving day for nonprofit organizations in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, Virginia. The net total was $20,250, representing 135% of the goal of $15,000.

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North Africa earthquake damage. Photo by alyaoum24 via Wikipedia

VMMissions Launches North Africa Earthquake Relief Fund

Our hearts are broken for the people of North Africa who recently suffered a catastrophic earthquake. In a time of staggering loss and critical need, let’s join in prayer for comfort and hope in the midst of grief.

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Perspectives orientation evening

2024 Perspectives Course Offered in Harrisonburg

Learn about God’s heart for mission and your part in the story. Save the dates for the next Perspectives course, with classes each Wednesday evening from January 10 to May 1, 2024, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church.

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Motorcycle for Missions group 2023

Riders Hit the Road to Support VMMissions

Thirty-nine riders from 18 churches came together from across Virginia to spend a beautiful weekend riding in the 11th annual Motorcycle for Missions event, raising over $14,000 towards the Mission Fund, which helps VMMissions recruit, equip, send, and support workers all over the world.

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Great Community Give Open House 2023

Great Community Give Fundraiser Raises $11,000+

VMMissions joined over 100 other local organizations in the Great Community Give, a special online day of giving on April 19. The event raised a total of $11,380. VMMissions hosted a lunchtime open house cookout and welcomed around 50 people to enjoy food and fellowship.

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Bike Shenandoah Celebrates 25th Annual Ride

Eighty-four participants in the 25th anniversary Bike Shenandoah ride hit the road on September 17, raising money for six local organizations including VMMissions. The event was a resounding success, raising approximately $28,000.

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Border Perspective

Explore God’s Heart for Justice on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Border Perspective, a VMMissions E3 Collective, is an immersive and educational service learning trip that will offer participants a first-hand connection with immigrant leaders serving families on the U.S.–Mexico border.

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Perspectives Course Coming Back to Harrisonburg Early Next Year

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement course is offered next spring (held on Tuesday evenings, January 3 to May 2, 2023) in Harrisonburg. The 15-week course is heartily endorsed by a broad spectrum of evangelical denominations, ministries, and mission agencies.

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Watch: A Church of Many Cultures Celebration Service

Watch the Church of Many Cultures Celebration as VMMissions celebrated nearing the end of a campaign raising $3 million for new initiatives through a service of worship and commissioning new workers. The service was held as part of Virginia Mennonite Conference Assembly at Zion Mennonite Church, Broadway, Va.

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Ken Wettig shares at Putt For Missions

Teams Putt Around in Support of Missions

Putt Fore Missions was a great way to connect with those who support the vision of VMMissions to strive toward a Spirit-led church of many cultures. It was a hot evening on the greens at Mulligan’s Golf Center in Harrisonburg as twenty teams of four enjoyed a friendly competition in pursuit of the “green jacket t-shirts” awarded to our top golfers in four age categories.

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Motorcycle for Missions

What Do Motorcycles Have to Do With Mission?

An idea that started at Powhatan Mennonite Church ten years ago has now raised nearly $115,000 to support the mission of VMMissions to “equip the church to share new life in Christ with neighbors near and far.” And this year’s tenth anniversary ride broke records, including the amount raised for missions!

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My Coins Count

My Coins Count Raises Over $17,000

My Coins Count is an annual campaign that benefits programs designated by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and VMMissions. In 2021, contributors donated a preliminary total of $17,073.74, of which $8,536.87 will benefit the family discipleship ministries of VMMissions workers Hannah Shultz and Seth & Theresa Crissman.

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