Virginia Mennonite Conference

January 2015

Pastoral Leadership Consultation will explore “God’s Gift of Sexuality” with David and Shana Boshart

January 23, 2015
by VMC staff

Pastoral Leadership Consultation will explore “God’s Gift of Sexuality” with David and Shana Boshart

Pastors and credentialed leaders in Virginia Mennonite Conference are invited to the fourth Pastoral Leadership Consultation on May 15 at Mountain View Mennonite Church, Hickory, N.C. David and Shana Boshart will present from their research, writings and experiences on “God’s Gift of Sexuality.” David has been a Mennonite pastor for over 28 years. In 2010, he was appointed Executive Conference Minister for Central Plains Mennonite Conference. David is also a member of the Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA and has been nominated to become Moderator-Elect in 2015. David holds …

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Winter Delegate Session to feature Conrad Kanagy

January 23, 2015
by VMC staff

Winter Delegate Session to feature Conrad Kanagy

Conference delegates are invited to Winter Delegate Session on February 7 at Waynesboro Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, Va. Conrad L. Kanagy will facilitate a presentation and discussion on data from the national pastoral survey of Mennonite Church USA, as well as the Virginia Conference pastoral survey. He will examine this data and analyze it with an eye towards the questions: “How do we move from here?” and “What is our outcome?” Kanagy is Professor of Sociology at Elizabethtown College, Pa., where he has taught since 1993. From 2000-2005 he was lead …

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Making disciples through Life Transformation Groups

January 5, 2015
by Skip Tobin
USA Ministries Director, Virginia Mennonite Missions, in partnership with Virginia Mennonite Conference

Making disciples through Life Transformation Groups

Workshop will explore ways to create a discipling culture in congregations Are you interested in exploring a deep, reproducible yet simple way of making disciples within the congregation? Are you tired of talking about becoming missional and are eager to gain traction in the disciple-making task? Join us on Saturday, January 31 (8 a.m. to 1 p.m.) at Park View Mennonite Church’s Fellowship Hall. This workshop is for Virginia Mennonite Conference congregational leaders who are interested in developing a discipling culture within their congregations. Participants will also learn about the …

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