“Healing Ministries” Consultation presentations by Willard Swartley
Pastoral Consultation: Same-Gender Attraction, Relationships, Lifestyle resources
“A Church Worthy of Its Calling” – Phil Kniss (Sermon notes)
“A Church Worthy of Its Calling” – Phil Kniss (Soundcloud audio)
“Framing the Issue of ‘Forbearance’ and ‘Membership Guidelines'” – Panel Discussion (Soundcloud audio)
Panel notes – Harold Miller
Panel notes – Spencer Bradford
Devotional – David Mishler
“Six Christian Views of Homosexuality” – Nancy Heisey presentation
“Hopes, Challenges and Next Steps for VMC” – David Brubaker
“Leas’ Five Levels of Conflict” – David Brubaker
Presentations from Credentialed Leaders Consultation on “Broken Boundaries”
Biblical Theological Perspectives on Harm in the Community of Faith by Lonnie Yoder (PDF)
Workshop slides from Small Church Big Impact event
Small Church.Big Impact Workshop 1: Doing Theology as Thriving Base Communities
Credentialing forms and documents
The documents needed for beginning or continuing the credentialing process in Virginia Mennonite Conference.
Resources for congregations and leaders
Pastor’s salary forms and recommendations, external resources, Corinthian Plan, reporting forms, Leadership development, and Ministerial Training & Trust Fund application.
Policy statements and resolutions
Constitution & Bylaws, Conference Council, Congregational Life Commission and Faith & Life Commission documents.
Documents related to delegates’ agenda, handouts, and minutes of meetings.
Various grants for those eligible in ministerial leadership.