Virginia Mennonite Conference

Delegates discuss their responses to agenda topics around tables at Assembly., Phil Kniss, pastor of Park View Mennonite Church, makes a comment in response to the session topic during an open sharing time., Ervin Stutzman, moderator of Mennonite Church USA, leads a workshop on Communal Discernment in the Face of Strong Disagreement., The Assembly worship band leads worship in the style of the Southern District context, mixing with other styles and expressions throughout Assembly., Dave Nickel and Isaac Villegas lead a workshop session on prison ministry and how the church has, and should, respond to our brothers and sisters behind bars., A number of persons were commissioned for ministry in Virginia Mennonite Conference, as well as persons commissioned for work in missions.

Forum on Incarceration: Ministry & Public Policy


The VMC Congregational Life Commission is sponsoring a forum to provide an opportunity for all persons involved in prison ministry to share how they are involved, and to provide a question related to their engagement in the work they are experiencing. In addition all participants will have time to engage in conversation around the table in smaller groups. Learn more