Save the Date: Winter Delegate Session

November 17, 2016
by VMC staff

Save the Date: Winter Delegate Session Credentialed leaders: Plan now to attend Virginia Mennonite Conference Winter Delegate Session, February 4 at Waynesboro Mennonite Church, 1801 Monroe St, Waynesboro, VA, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. There is no registration fee but an offering will be taken to cover resourcing expenses and a separate suggested $10 donation to cover the noon meal.

“Life is a Pilgrimage” is theme of 2017 Ministry Retreat

November 17, 2016
by VMC staff

"Life is a Pilgrimage" is theme of 2017 Ministry Retreat   As we live in times of busyness, times of mounting tensions and conflict within the church and world, and exhaustion from schedules, pastors are invited to come away for rest, meditation upon biblical pilgrimages and stories, laughter, and sharing. How do you sense God in your own life’s pilgrimage? There will be four sessions where you can experience God’s presence in multi-sensory ways. Each session will be built from both Old and New Testament passages. Come and find pilgrimage as a way of life!

Credentialed leaders gather for “Healing Ministries” Consultation

October 12, 2016
by VMC staff

Rediscover an authentic New Testament ministry of healing including personal formation through the laying on of hands and prayer, with keynote speaker Willard Swartley.

Dr. Scot McKnight leads “Kingdom vision as a way of life”

August 23, 2016
by VMC staff

Dr. Scot McKnight, author of The Kingdom Conspiracy, will speak in a series of events in Harrisonburg, September 28-29, 2016. Hosted by a partnership of agencies (Eastern Mennonite University, Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Park View Mennonite Church, Virginia Mennonite Conference and Virginia Mennonite Missions) and co-sponsored by Eastern Mennonite University’s Augsburger Lectureship, Dr. McKnight will lead the following events: Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life: EMU Chapel: Love as Commitment Church and Community: A Fellowship of Differents and the Challenge of Slavery Pastor’s Breakfast: Mission from a Network of Friends …

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Youth Workers’ Summit explore “Yearning to Know and Be Known”

August 12, 2016
by VMC staff

Those working with upper middle school students to younger adults (ages 13-19) are invited to participate in a Youth Workers’ Summit: “Yearning to Know and Be Known: Naked Conversations about Sexuality and Spirituality,” October 7-8, 2016, with speaker Debra Hirsch. She is the author of Redeeming Sex: Naked Conversations about Sexuality and Spirituality. This event is sponsored by Virginia Mennonite Conference, EMU Campus Ministries and Eastern Mennonite School. In conjunction with an EMU faithful sexuality series, Debra Hirsch will speak on Friday at an EMU Chapel service and Eastern Mennonite …

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