Thank you! Year end goal exceeded

January 2, 2016

Due to your generous responses and the gifts of supporters who matched with $15,500, we have exceeded our goal of $60,000 with a total of $66,442 in our first-ever matching gift campaign! Thank you for investing in hope with gifts to our Mission Fund. The peace of Christ to you in this New Year!


VMMissions welcomes two new staff members

December 10, 2015

Virginia Mennonite Missions is pleased to welcome Steve Leaman and Melanie Sherer as new staff members. On December 2, 2015, Steve Leaman began employment with Virginia Mennonite Missions as Director of Public Relations. In this 60% role, he will lead the Advancement Team in the work of communications, public relations, and fundraising. Steve will also […]


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 […]


Dianna Lehman to join VMMissions

December 28, 2014

Beginning March 16, 2015, Dianna Lehman will join VMMissions as Executive Assistant and Human Resources Manager. In this role she will provide administrative support to the President, including handling logistics for the Board of Directors and managing human resource functions for VMMissions’ staff and mission workers. Dianna has over 25 years of experience in executive-level […]


Special need for Shalom Church in Italy

December 22, 2014

The Shalom congregation in Palermo, Italy, began in the early 1990s in a part of the city that was dominated by violence. The church was named Shalom in hopes of bringing peace to that area of the city. It has grown under the capable Italian leadership of Pino Arena. Last week someone broke into the […]


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 […]


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, […]


Learn about Life Transformation Groups

December 1, 2014

A Life Transformation Group (LTG) is a simple way to practice being a disciple of Jesus. FORM: Each group is made up of two or three people, all of the same gender, who commit themselves to a weekly rhythm of (1) reading the Bible, (2) meeting for mutual accountability, and (3) prayerfully joining God’s work […]


Hernandez named local coordinator of IBA

December 18, 2013

Lizzette Hernandez will serve as the new coordinator of the local Spanish-language Anabaptist Biblical Institute (IBA), a program under the auspices of Mennonite Education Agency that offers diplomas in Theological Studies to Latino church leaders. Lizzette, a third-year Master of Divinity student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been teaching in the IBA program for the […]


Typhoon Haiyan response and relief

November 21, 2013

We are all aware of the enormity of need emerging from the rubble in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. How would God have each of us respond? Here are some pointers within the context of relationships that we have: Grace Mennonite Fellowship has for many years been closely connected with a Filipino […]



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