Virginia Mennonite Conference

What happens to followers of Christ if we seek to use spiritual guidance as the basis for evangelism? Beginning with the assumption that God is calling a person and speaking into their life long before we arrived, we can enter into their life as a spiritual friend., The Walking Roots Band led worship music both evenings at Assembly. Using reinventions of hymns and new takes on old styles, as well as traditional a cappela, the band provided a meaningful worship experience., The Mennonite Hispanic Initiative-sponsored Instituto Bíblico Anabautista center in Harrisonburg, Va., has graduated its first six students with a diploma in Theological Studies from Mennonite Education Agency. Pictured are: Abel Uribe, Arturo Chavez, Brigido Carbajal, Fernanda Carbajal, Beatriz Zaldivar and Maria Abascal. Courtesy of Marvin Lorenzana, At Assembly in 2012, Conference-goers were blessed by a variety of music styles and lots of singing. At right, Natalie Francisco leads worship songs., A Hispanic congregation borne out of Mennonite Hispanic Initiative, Enciende Una Luz became a full member of VMC at the 2012 Conference Assembly. Assembly participants had a prayer of blessing and welcome for the new congregation, Ruth Kastberg (left) led a worship band of six during both evening worship services at Assembly 2012 in Chesapeake., Delegates engaged some of the questions of the Christian Formation priority by sharing with another delegate., Sharing a few minutes of how he was transformed by the Holy Spirit, Sam Scaggs, a native of the Chesapeake area, now preaches and teaches around the world.

Make disciples of all nations!

Clyde G. KratzJesus’ final words to his disciples, recorded in Matthew 28:18-20, was granting them authority to make disciples of all nations, to baptize them, and teach them the ways of God. Traditionally, this text is understood as the Great Commission. It stands as a witness to the resurrected Christ. The purposes of God begun in Jesus’ ministry are carried on … Continue reading

2013 Consultation on the Confession of Faith

Video from the Consultation on the Confession of Faith in a Mennonite Perspective.

This event for active and retired clergy was held at Waynesboro Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, Va., on November 8, 2013.

To watch, click here.