CARES Act Giving Options

June 1, 2020

Learn about changes in charitable giving options in light of the passage of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Carol Tobin

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.


MWC Global Church Sharing Fund Responds to Pandemic Needs

May 18, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is exposing preexisting systemic inequalities that benefit some and disadvantage others. In response, Mennonite World Conference has invited Anabaptist mission and service partners to coordinate their financial response to COVID-19 hardships experienced by member churches around the world.


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.



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


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.


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.

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.


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.

Steve Leaman

VMMissions Mourns the Loss of Steve Leaman

April 6, 2020

With great sadness we share the news that our dear coworker and brother, Steve Leaman, passed away suddenly on April 5. Steve had served on staff since December 2015, most recently as Director of Advancement. He was known as a hard-working and caring colleague, a lifelong learner, a devoted family man, and a faithful follower of Jesus.



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