Sister Care seminar in Trinidad “part of God’s master plan”

December 27, 2014

Forty-two women participated in a Sister Care seminar held in St. Helena, Trinidad October 31-November 2. Marsha Ragoonath coordinated the event attended by women from the five Mennonite churches in Trinidad with two women participating from the Jamaica Mennonite Church. Carolyn Heggen, psychotherapist specializing in trauma healing, and Rhoda Keener, Mennonite Women USA co-director, led […]

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2014

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Testimonies shared of suffering and deliverance

December 21, 2014

Lek’s* life has had no shortage of suffering. Prior to his believing in Jesus, ten of his fifteen children died. After he became a Christian, his children stopped dying. People in his village noticed! Lek shared the gospel in his village, where several other families became believers as well. But evangelism is illegal in his […]

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Celebrating 40 years of God’s faithfulness in Trinidad

December 20, 2014

God has been in control of the Mennonite Church of Trinidad and Tobago (MCTT) from its inception. The work that began in 1974 has led to a total of five congregations: Diego Martin, Charlieville, Chaguanas, Esperanza, and Sangre Grande. MCTT celebrated its 40th anniversary in a blessed and uplifting weekend, October 16-19, with the theme, […]

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New tranSenders commissioned for service

August 4, 2014

Members of the new tranSend class were commissioned in a meaningful time of worship at On Sunny Slope Farm, near Dayton, Va., on July 17. Peter Eberly, lead pastor of Eastside Church, spoke both challenge and encouragement based on Isaiah 42. The Ears to the Ground Family led worship. Everyone enjoyed a beautiful summer evening […]

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Upcoming international learning tours

December 13, 2013

Registration is now open for the upcoming Nazareth/Bethlehem Work Group, May 2-19, 2014, sponsored by VMM as part of the Partners program.The work group will engage in work projects at Nazareth Village and at Diyar Consortium, a ministry of Christmas Lutheran Church, Bethlehem. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, […]

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Bike Shenandoah’s five rides support four organizations

November 7, 2013

Despite some rain starting around midday, 95 cyclists enjoyed the 16th annual Bike Shenandoah ride on September 21. Yearly highlights included the delicious food served at rest stops and after the ride, the beautiful country roads of the Shenandoah Valley, and the partnership among friends, family, and the larger community to participate in an event […]

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Motorcycles on the road for missions

November 5, 2013

Motorcycle for Missions 2013, a new two-day cycling event that planners hope will become an annual fundraiser for Virginia Mennonite Missions, left Powhatan June 24, stopped in Roanoke for the night, and arrived at Virginia Mennonite Conference Assembly in Harrisonburg on June 25. Participants were welcomed to fanfare and recognized in the evening’s worship service […]

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Partners opportunity: Nazareth/Bethlehem Work Group

September 5, 2013

Registration is now open for the upcoming Nazareth/Bethlehem Work Group, May 2-19, 2014, sponsored by VMM as part of the Partners program. The work group will engage in work projects at Nazareth Village and at Diyar Consortium, a ministry of Christmas Lutheran Church, Bethlehem. The group will be co-led by Dorothy Jean Weaver, Eastern Mennonite […]

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Walking the Nile: summer learning tour will explore Egypt

January 9, 2013

In this season of remembering Jesus’ birth and childhood, the Egyptian (Coptic) Church celebrates the special place that Egypt holds in the Christian story. They remember the Holy Family’s pilgrimage in Egypt as they fled from the wrath of Herod (Matthew 2:13-15). Since that time, the Coptic Orthodox Church has been growing and worshiping faithfully […]

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