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Norma Teles, serving in Albania


Norma serves as director of the Joshua Center, a children’s education ministry to the Roma community of Lezhë, Albania.


Steve and Laura Campbell family, serving in Montenegro


Learn more about the ministry of Steve and Laura Campbell and their daughters Ruth and Esther, in Podgorica, Montenegro. They invite your prayers and financial support as they prepare for a new term in fall 2020.


Albania Food Drive


Dan and Mary Hess share about a food drive for needy families in Albania. Learn how you can get involved.


Ministering in Mannheim


Dave Stutzman shares reflections on his family’s ministry in Germany during the COVID-19 crisis.


Update from Lezha Academic Center


In this June 2020 update, Principal Jim Beachy talks about how the school is and will be functioning through the ongoing pandemic, and highlights a fundraiser for the school.


Celebrating Christ’s Resurrection in Thailand


Steve and Bethany Horst and their family share some glimpses of their life in Thailand and what God is doing around them.


Dini and Klementina Shahini share updates during COVID-19 in Albania


How is the Mennonite church in Albania continuing to serve Jesus and neighbors under quarantine?


Albania Earthquake Relief Fund


On November 26, a 6.4-magnitude earthquake hit Albania, causing loss of life and damage to buildings, including in the town of Lezhë, where VMMissions has a number of workers and ministries. VMMissions is establishing an Albania Earthquake Relief Fund to help provide food, lodging, clothing, medicine, counseling, and other necessities in the town of Lezhë. We invite you to join us in this effort to share God’s love with our global neighbors in need.


VMMissions Centennial Celebration (full version)


A look back at what God has done through Virginia Mennonite Missions over the past one hundred years, and where God may be leading into the next century of VMMissions, featuring interviews with current and former workers and staff members.


VMMissions Centennial Celebration (short version)


As Virginia Mennonite Missions celebrates 100 years of making disciples in the way of Jesus, this video provides a brief look at the past and present of VMMissions, featuring interviews with current and former workers, and VMMissions President Aaron M. Kauffman.


The Miracle of Albania


The opening of Albania after the fall of communism enabled faith in Jesus to take root. This is the story of how Mennonites and other groups have responded in faith to share the Good News in that country, and how the Albanian church has grown through the miraculous workings of God. Video from 1993. Produced and directed by Richard C. Hiett.


Why Italy? Why Now? – The Green family in Italy


Shawn and Laura Green and their sons Lucas, Emmanuel, and Matteo, serve with a church planting team in Termoli, assisting with worship and discipleship, reaching out through home Bible studies, and developing relationships to expand the work into new areas.


Introducing the E3 Collective


E3 Collective is a new program of teams embarking on a short-term experience of encouraging others and learning to engage the work of the kingdom for a lifetime. 


The Horst family in Nam Yuen, Thailand


Steve and Bethany are working at evangelism and discipleship among Isaan believers in Nam Yuen, in partnership with the Life Enrichment Church. They serve in partnership with Eastern Mennonite Missions.


LaVonne Ramella introduces Lady Latte


Lady Latte provides a safe and loving space for relationship-building and conversation, borne out of a need for a social space specifically for Kosovar women. LaVonne Ramella, and her son Bradie, introduce this ministry. The Ramella family uses their strong relational skills to form friendships and carry the love of Jesus while studying the Albanian language and culture.


Jason Wagner shares about his jail chaplain ministry


A jail chaplain in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham (Virginia) Regional Jail, VMMissions worker Jason Wagner leads Christian services, offers pastoral care and coordinates visiting ministries.


Norma Teles leads singing at the Joshua Center


Norma Teles, VMMissions worker in Albania, leads the Joshua Center Girls Club in singing a praise song. The educational ministry of the Joshua Center is for children from the marginalized Roma population, whose parents often face underemployment and discrimination. Norma teaches and models the love of Jesus to these elementary age children and their parents.


Vignettes from Albania (2016)


Richard Bowman, former teacher at Lezha Academic Center, shows us around the school during finals week in 2016.


David and Rebekka: a glimpse of life as missionaries, neighbors, parents and friends


David and Rebekka Stutzman report on their first year of start-up ministry in Mannheim, Germany. Some highlights include officially launching a missional leadership network, starting a small group for women, discipling a young man struggling with addiction, and organizing several small church services. They serve in partnership with Mennonite Mission Network.


Steve and Bethany in their context (2015)


Virginia Mennonite Missions workers Steve and Bethany serve with their children in Bangkok, Thailand. This video is a brief overview of how they are ministering and learning to adapt three years into their term.


LaVonne Ramella working on Albanian language studies


Workers Vince and LaVonne Ramella and their children serve in Kosovo, where they are learning the challenging Albanian language. In this clip, Lavonne is learning various phrases and sentences with her teacher/tutor Serbeze.


Explore tranSend


Learn more in this video about the 1-2 year mission internship program of VMMissions and how you can get involved.


tranSend Alumni Stories


The story of Jessica and Caleb’s call and experiences serving at Lezha Academic Center.


tranSend 10 Year Celebration (2015)


Experience the vision, history and impact of VMMissions’ tranSend program which celebrated 10 years in 2015.

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