VMC Women’s Retreat focuses on ‘Familiar Blessings, Blowing Spirit’

December 9, 2013

Some 85 sisters considered the spirituality of our parents and grandparents and how we focus on Jesus today during the annual Virginia Mennonite Conference Women’s Retreat, Sept. 27-29 in Lynchburg, Va. Attendees came from some 20 VMC congregations. The retreat was held at the beautiful wooded Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center. Dawn Ruth Nelson, Mennonite […]

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Making disciples, creating communities—not just churches

December 7, 2013

Jesus did not call us to build churches but to make disciples. These were the simple and true yet profound words from Bro. Skip Tobin as he commenced the Saturday session of a three-day church planting seminar with members of the Mennonite Church of Trinidad and Tobago (MCTT). The focal point of the Saturday session […]

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VMM welcomes two new staff members

December 6, 2013

Virginia Mennonite Missions is pleased to welcome Lynn Suter and Sherah-Leigh Gerber as new staff members. Beginning January 6, 2014, Lynn Suter will begin employment with Virginia Mennonite Missions as Director of Operations and International Ministries. This position will have two key areas of responsibility: assisting the President by providing oversight to the internal operations […]

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Ending and emerging

December 6, 2013

I come to the end of my presidency of VMMissions at the conclusion of 2013. As tenures go, eleven-and-a-half years is not so long. Earlene and I for the most part are not record-breakers. Add to these years, however, our years assisting two church plants in Virginia Conference, pastoring other churches, serving overseas with VMMissions, […]

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Marine, Mennonite, missionary

November 18, 2013

Adam and Jeanette Strode Couple’s journey to ‘repent and believe’ turns their world upside-down . People often tell my wife and me that our story is incredible. From our perspective, however, our tale is simply what it looks like to come face-to-face with the Gospel. It is characterized by Jesus’ words recorded in Mark 1:15: […]

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