Virginia Mennonite Conference

December 19, 2014

Giving opportunity

December 19, 2014
by VMC staff

Giving opportunity

Equipping and nurturing the leaders of congregations is at the heart of Virginia Mennonite Conference’s work. We seek to grow towards the way of Christ not only in our personal life, but in our community connections that seek to represent significant impulses to be the body of Christ at work in the world. A charitable gift to VMC keeps the discipleship formation vision alive among our churches, ministries and partnerships. Donations designated for VMC may be sent to the Conference Office at 901 Parkwood Dr., Harrisonburg, VA 22802, or contributed …

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Middle School Retreat: Timeless stories of God’s transforming power and grace

December 19, 2014
by Brad Kolb
Youth pastor at Grace Mennonite Fellowship, Lacey Spring, Va.

Middle School Retreat: Timeless stories of God’s transforming power and grace

The weather was nearly perfect when middle school students, youth workers, and youth pastors from Virginia Mennonite Conference gathered at the Smith Mountain Lake 4-H Retreat Center in Wirtz, Va., on September 20 and 21 for the conference’s annual Middle School Retreat. With full sunshine and temperatures in the upper 50s, both the youth and the adults enjoyed a leisurely Saturday afternoon of kayaking, canoeing, soccer, basketball, frisbee, archery, rock climbing on the climbing wall, playing card games, relaxing and laughing. At night, we were treated to a campfire, snacks, …

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