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Archive for September 2013

‘Answered prayers’ for Hickory Hmong Mennonites

Jonah and Memee Yang (pictured at right) moved to North Carolina in August to lead Hickory Hmong Mennonite Church, founded in 2004 by Chiaya Hadtasunsern. The Yangs left social work jobs in California with no promise of employment in Hickory. Jonah is the President of Hmong Mennonite Church Missions in the US and Memee is…

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Woodland Park homes dedicated

The three homes collectively known as Woodland Park on the campus of VMRC were dedicated and named in May. VMRC opened Woodland Park in January to offer complete living care in a home environment. Showalter House is named in honor of the HDH and MC Showalter families. “These two families have contributed innumerable hours of…

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Confession consultation event

Credentialed leaders of VMC are invited to a consulation on the Confession of Faith in Mennonite Perspective. Hosted by Waynesboro Mennonite Church, the consultation will be Friday, November 8, from 9 am to 3 pm at the church (1801 Monroe St., Waynesboro, Va.) George R. Brunk III and Owen Burkholder will be our two resource…

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Uncovering history

When you start digging, you never know what you might uncover. To volunteers restoring the Breneman-Turner Mill, that is an understatement! The historic grist mill, an off-site property of the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center, is located two miles north of Harrisonburg, off Route 42. In 2009, a portion of the old Brenneman Church gravel road…

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Recognizing God in the big and the small

This month, I begin Master of Divinity studies at Princeton Theological Seminary (PTS). My husband, Ben, and our three children have moved to New Jersey to embark on a new adventure in following God’s call. Prayer has given us the courage to take this leap of faith, with God’s reassurance of being in both the…

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