Dr. Scot McKnight

Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life with Dr. Scot McKnight

September 13, 2016

  Dr. Scot McKnight, author of The Kingdom Conspiracy, will speak in a series of events in Harrisonburg, September 28-29, 2016. Hosted by a partnership of agencies (Eastern Mennonite University, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Park View Mennonite Church, Virginia Mennonite Conference and Virginia Mennonite Missions) and co-sponsored by Eastern Mennonite University’s Augsburger Lectureship, Dr. McKnight will […]

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Bike Shenandoah to benefit VMMissions and others on September 17

August 3, 2016

  Bike Shenandoah is a family-friendly and healthy way see the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, connect with other riders, and support seven local agencies: Mennonite Central Committee, Virginia Mennonite Missions, MennoMedia, Our Community Place, Roberta Webb Child Care Center, and NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center. Bike Shenandoah draws more than 100 riders each year for rides ranging […]

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tranSend service of commissioning July 14

June 13, 2016

Join in blessing and sending the 2016 class of tranSend into their service assignments on Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 pm at the Hershberger Barn (location map). There will be a dinner provided for persons serving on MSTs (by invitation) beginning at 5:00 pm. Friends, family and supporters are invited at 6:30 for a meaningful […]

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Board seeks nominations for three members

February 17, 2016

The Board of Virginia Mennonite Missions is seeking nominations for three at-large Board members. The 15-member Board of Directors is made up of a representative from each of the nine districts of Virginia Mennonite Conference, as well as six at-large members. This diverse group of men and women represents a range of vocational callings, both […]

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Small Church, Big Impact to address small/rural church challenges

January 8, 2016

The Cultivate resourcing program of VMMissions’ USA Ministries, together with Virginia Mennonite Conference, is offering a workshop called Small Church Big Impact to address the unique challenges for small and/or rural VMC congregations (100 active members or less). This workshop will be Saturday, April 16, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, at Shady Oak Fellowship […]

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‘Windward: exploring your missional call’ event

October 8, 2015

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My Coins Count raises $24,500

October 5, 2015

My Coins Count, a program of Mennonite Central Committee and Virginia Mennonite Missions, raised a preliminary total of $24,530.37 at the 2015 Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale. The total will likely rise as additional matching funds are added. Proceeds of My Coins Count, formerly known as Penny Power, will be divided equally between the two agencies […]

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Potomac District Council meets at Washington Community Fellowship

March 5, 2015

Potomac District Council met on January 10 at Washington Community Fellowship. Sixteen people gathered, including Potomac District Council Church pastors and delegates. After welcoming remarks and introduction, District Minister Luke Schrock-Hurst led devotional session. He shared Menno Simons’ message, “True Evangelical Faith Lie Dormant” in 1539. The message emphasized serving the poor neighbors: “It clothes […]

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Making disciples through Life Transformation Groups

December 29, 2014

Workshop will explore ways to create a discipling culture in congregations Are you interested in exploring a deep, reproducible yet simple way of making disciples within the congregation? Are you tired of talking about becoming missional and are eager to gain traction in the disciple-making task? Join us on Saturday, January 31 (8 a.m. to […]

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¡Hagámoslo juntos! Let’s do this together!

December 28, 2014

. Mennonite Hispanic Initiative hosts first retreat for leaders “Hagámoslo juntos!” or “Let’s do this together!” was the first-ever Mennonite Hispanic Initative (MHI) leaders retreat at Highland Retreat. Four Spanish-speaking churches from the Harrisonburg area were represented: Iglesia Discipular Anabaptista, El Camino Discipular, Enciende Una Luz and Iglesia de Dios de la Profecía. Twenty-six church […]

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