Thank You for Investing in the Life-Changing Kindness of Jesus Christ

December 3, 2021

Christmas is about kindness, God’s kindness toward us in Jesus Christ. In a world where kindness is in short supply, this is good news. We are invited to throw off the shackles of sin and receive the new life only Jesus can bring. Thank you for helping us share this kindness of God through a gift to the Mission Fund and meeting our year-end goal of $160,000.

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VMMissions Launches ‘A Church of Many Cultures’ Campaign

November 6, 2021

Watch the full video highlighting the ‘A Church of Many Cultures’ campaign. Consider joining this vision!

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Giving Tuesday―Thank You For Helping Us Mobilize and Multiply

November 1, 2021

We exceeded our goal of $8,000 for Giving Tuesday, with a total of over $8,500! Thank you for releasing your gifts to the Lord, trusting that he will multiply them through the work of Virginia Mennonite Missions.

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Elio Milazzo: A Man Whose Voice Mattered

October 29, 2021

Within the Italian Mennonite world, there are few who would not recognize the powerful voice of Elio Milazzo, who for years was producer and voice of Parole di Vita, a radio broadcast sponsored by Italian Mennonites in partnership with Mennonites in North America, including VMMissions. The Italian Mennonite Church grieves his recent passing on August 29.

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Take Advantage of Tax Provisions Before They Expire on December 31

October 25, 2021

Whether you itemize deductions or not on your annual tax return, there are temporary opportunities in the tax law encouraging you to invest in our charitable organization now. But those provisions are set to expire on December 31. Our accrediting agency ECFA has prepared this information.

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My Coins Count Raises Over $17,000

October 22, 2021

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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Riders Raise Over $25,000 at 25th Annual Bike Shenandoah

October 4, 2021

On Saturday, September 18, nearly 100 bicyclists gathered at the grounds of Eastern Mennonite School to participate in the 25th annual Bike Shenandoah Cycle for Service. The event raised over $25,000 to be shared evenly among its six partnering entities, including Virginia Mennonite Missions and the Stephen R. Leaman Memorial Endowment for Missions.

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Aaron M. Kauffman

Thank You for Helping Us Declare the Healing Power of Jesus

July 27, 2021

As we are seeking $100,000 to reach our Mission Fund goal for the fiscal year ending in August, I want to share two recent stories of the healing only Jesus can bring. Dramatic physical healing is not always our experience today, yet Scripture promises that the cross is God’s ultimate answer to the sickness of sin. Your generosity makes these stories possible.

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VMMissions to Host Fall Cohort on Cultivating a Life of Prayer

July 21, 2021

Prayer continues to emerge as a priority as VMMissions looks ahead at the next decade. One concrete opportunity is available this fall: Michael and Ruth Hershey will be leading a three-month exploration and discovery called “Cultivating a Life of Prayer.”

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Aaron M. Kauffman

Kauffman Reappointed to Third Term as VMMissions President

July 20, 2021

The Board of Directors of Virginia Mennonite Missions announces the reappointment of Aaron M. Kauffman as President for a third four-year term, beginning January 1, 2022. “Under Aaron’s leadership, VMMissions has continued to thrive and increase in numbers of appointed workers and in financial assets,” noted Lavonne Lehman, Board Chair.

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