Bulletin notes

Sunday, June 4, 2023
Bulletin notes

Virginia Mennonite Conference

Jesus Be the Center: 2023 VMC Summer Delegate Assembly registration will open on June 1. Attend in person at Park View Mennonite Church or via zoom. Guest are welcome. General public is invited to a worship service on Friday evening, July 14 at PVMC.


Harrisonburg Events

Grilled Cheese and Compassion Care – Celebrate the end of school and the beginning of Summer by ordering from Grilled Cheese Mania on June 8 between 3-7 p.m.  VMRC’s Compassion Funding will receive 20% of all sales.  Grilled Cheese Mania is located at 1476 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801.


Register to attend one or more days of the Global Mennonite Peacebuilding Conference and Festival, June 15-18, on the Eastern Mennonite University campus. Join Mennonite practitioners, artists, and theologians from around the world, with featured speakers César García, Dr. Joerg Rieger, Tigist Tesfaye Gelagle, and Shannon Dycus.




Updated: Motorcycle for Missions is happening this weekend! We have over 30 riders registered and invite you to join us in praying for good weather and a safe ride! If you’d still like to participate but can’t ride with us, consider making a donation to our Mission Fund at https://vmmissions.org/how-to-help/donate/.


Save the date! Bike Shenandoah will take place on September 16th. Save the date and keep an eye out for more details to come!



Registration now open! Rooted and Grounded Conference on Land and Christian Discipleship: Sept. 28–30 at Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Indiana. Attend in person or virtually! This conference on “Pathways through Climate Doom: Resistance and Resilience” will examine theological, biblical and pastoral care responses to climate doom. How do people of faith combine active engagement and deeply rooted hope? Keynote speakers: Kaitlin Curtice; Leah Thomas, PhD; and Jackie Wyse-Rhodes, PhD. ambs.edu/rooted-and-grounded


Anabaptist Short Course Bundle. Deepen your understanding of Anabaptist history, thought and witness through discussion-based online short courses from Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary! Learn about topics such as Anabaptist approaches to Scripture, peace and justice in the Bible, and transforming congregational conflict. Take four noncredit online courses in 2023–24 for only $995 total and save more than $400. (The regular price is $350/course.) No grades, no papers! Each course lasts six weeks. CEUs available. ambs.edu/bundle

Gain peacebuilding skills at AMBS. Do you have a burning theological question, or is there a particular ministry you’d like to pursue? Through Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary’s MA: Theology and Peace Studies program, you can explore and engage a topic of your choice from multiple angles and design a peacebuilding internship in your area of interest. ambs.edu/matps


Mennonite Church USA

Mennonite Church USA Delegate Assembly 2023: What to Expect, Part I: June 1, 7pm EST. Join us for the first of two informational webinars about the Delegate Assembly 2023. In this webinar, we’ll review the agenda and discuss the best way for conferences, congregations and delegates to prepare. We’ll also talk about the role of delegates in the discernment process. Attendees are encouraged to submit questions during registration. (Part II will focus exclusively on the proposed resolutions.) Webinar

Mennonite Church USA: Registrar for MennoCon23, in Kansas City (Missouri) Convention Center, July 3-6, 2023. Registration for the Youth & Young Adult Climate Summit, July 7, and the Delegate Assembly, July 7-8. Register here: convention.mennoniteusa.org/registration


Upcoming Events

July 3-6, 2023 – MennoCon ’23, MC USA National Assembly
July 7, 2023 – MC USA – Youth & Young Adult Climate Summit
July 7-8, 2023 – MC USA – Delegate Assembly
July 13-15, 2023 – VMC Summer Assembly