John David Thacker

John David John David Thacker

USA, West Virginia, Charleston

John David Thacker has a vision is to plant churches that can be witnesses to the Kingdom of God in a post-Christian society, beginning in Charleston, W.Va. He envisions a network of small groups meeting regularly for worship, prayer, fellowship, study, discipling new followers of Jesus, and missional service in the community.

Mike and Risha Metzler family

Mike and Risha Mike and Risha Metzler Hannah, Joel, Tobias

USA, Virginia, Harrisonburg

Mike and Risha Metzler are church planters establishing a new Anabaptist congregation in Harrisonburg called Mosaic of Grace Church. This new church plant relates to Eastside Church as a sister church and is in the process of pursuing congregation in formation status with Harrisonburg District of Virginia Mennonite Conference.

Thailand Youth and Family Worker

Thailand: Youth and Family Worker

Asia, Northeast districts

Work with youth and families to promote discipleship in rural Northeast Thailand. First generation believers have broken free from many types of bondage, but the challenge facing them now is to raise up the next generations to carry forward the gospel witness as the next generation of Kingdom leaders.

This assignment requires a readiness to serve multiple terms, beginning with an initial 3 to 4 year term focused on studying language and culture.

Southeast Asia: Business for Transformation (B4T)

Asia, (City withheld)

Join a team of people who bring maturity and passion for Jesus to a successful business that is opening doorways for impact. A (B4T) water filter factory has been in operation now for ten years, and gospel witness has flourished both among the factory staff, and through the witness of sales representatives with customers in the region.

Juan Jose Lagos

Juan José Juan José Lagos

USA, North Carolina, Winston Salem

Juan José and his wife Cecilia hope to partner with North Carolina districts and congregations of Virginia Mennonite Conference in order to plant a new Spanish-speaking congregation in Winston Salem, N.C.

Armando and Veronica Sanchez

Armando and Veronica Armando and Veronica Sanchez

USA, Virginia, Waynesboro

Armando and Veronica are planting a new Spanish-speaking church in the city of Waynesboro, Va. Armando will continue to pastor at Enciende una Luz while they start this new church.

J. and M. J. and M. W.

Sensitive location

This family lives in a major city in western Asia, bringing expertise and experience in “business as mission” into several arenas of engagement. They are Associated Workers of VMMissions.

Dan and Mary Hess

Dan and Mary Dan and Mary Hess

Europe, Albania, Lezhë

Dan and Mary serve in Lezhë with other VMMissions teammates, plugging back into a language and culture where they served from 2001-2005. They are building relationships and making disciples through evangelism and leadership development.

Lee and Peg Martin

Lee and Peg Lee and Peg Martin

USA, West Virginia, Kimball

Lee and Peg Martin are serving with Mennonite Central Committee as SWAP (Sharing with Appalachian People) location coordinators in McDowell County, West Virginia, as Associated Workers with VMMissions.

Jason Wagner

Jason Jason Wagner

USA, Virginia, Harrisonburg

Jason leads Christian services, offers pastoral care for inmates and coordinates visiting ministries. His chaplaincy work also includes advocating with churches for jail ministries and developing the needed resources for inmates, ex-offenders and their families.


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