Virginia Mennonite Conference

October 2013

Aaron Kauffman selected as VMM president

October 21, 2013
by VMC Staff

Aaron Kauffman selected as VMM president

Virginia Mennonite Conference congratulates Aaron M. Kauffman, of Harrisonburg, Va., on his selection as the next president of Virginia Mennonite Missions. He was chosen by Virginia Mennonite Missions’ (VMM) 15-member Board of Directors as their next president at the October 18-19 meeting. Kauffman has extensive local and international mission experience serving most recently as VMM global ministries director and advancement associate since 2011. A seven-member search committee of Virginia Mennonite Conference members began their work in June, and recommended Kauffman to the VMM Board. Phyllis Miller, chair of the VMM …

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

October 4, 2013
by Gordon Zook and Dorothy Logan
Park View Mennonite Church

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

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 kits at the Park View Mennonite Church (PVMC), Harrisonburg. Along with Park View families, the event became an international gathering including adults and children from the Islamic Association of the Shenandoah Valley, from the Center …

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