Signs of Life team visits Maranatha School for the Deaf

September 30, 2013

Eight members of Signs of Life Fellowship (SLF) visited Maranatha School for the Deaf (MSD) and the Deaf Bible Church in Top Hill, Jamaica, June 14-26. A congregation in formation in the Southern District of Virginia Mennonite Conference, Signs of Life conducts worship and teaching in American Sign Language (ASL). All eight members of our […]

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Park View’s blitz packs more than 1,500 kits

September 27, 2013

Peyton Erb (left) works in the assembly line putting MCC school kits together. A lot of congregations put school kits together for distribution by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). But how many produce more than 1,500? That was a recent experience on Sunday, August 18, when nearly a hundred assembly-line volunteers packed a total of 1,562 […]

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First graduation at Lezha Academic Center, Bible camp and summer school follow

September 5, 2013

The constant rains of winter are over. The occasional downpours and showers are a pleasant respite from the heat. The plants are growing and thriving in the school yard. An electric mower cuts the grass nicely, using several huge extension cords. The power outages are less than in winter, giving the generator a rest. Principal […]

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Our journey of breaking through

April 9, 2013

At Lezha Academic Center in Albania, we believe that we have been called to make an impact on the spiritual life of each student. Emerging from centuries of atheism and isolation under communism, most of the Albanian people lack an understanding of faith and have not truly encountered Jesus Christ. By modeling a consistent and […]

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English is Italian for ‘outreach’

April 2, 2013

If we wanted, we could be full-time English teachers here in Bari even though we have never had a single lesson on how to teach English! Our mother tongue has opened doors for us to be able to share our faith with many people in our community. A little more than two years ago, we […]

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Lots of doors for ministry open through Italian public schools

April 5, 2012

When we put our boys into the public schools four years ago, we had some doubts and fears about what would happen. We heard some pretty bad stories about the schools and in our four years we have seen some episodes that remind us, “These are not American schools!” The schools that our boys attend […]

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Lezha Academic Center opens first school year

October 3, 2011

The sounds of school ring loud and clear this September at Albanian Christian School’s Lezha Academic Center (LAC) in Lezhe, Albania. The city is located along the Adriatic Sea in the northwest corner of the country at the foothills of the Albanian Alps. Virginia Mennonite Missions has had a presence in this city of approximately […]

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