Clyde Kratz Resigns as Executive Conference Minister

Clyde G. Kratz

Clyde G. Kratz, Virginia Mennonite Conference Executive Conference Minister, submitted a letter of resignation on March 22, 2022, to Sara Wenger Shenk, VMC Moderator. Kratz’s resignation comes following the conclusion of an eight-month nonsexual ministerial misconduct process. Virginia Mennonite Conference’s Ministerial Misconduct Policy stipulates that when a complaint is against a conference minister, it must…

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Join a Webinar with Michael Danner on the MC USA Special Delegate Session

Conversation on May 2022 Special Delegate Session with Michael Danner December 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm | Zoom At their most recent meeting on November 18, the Virginia Mennonite Conference Council strongly encouraged Virginia Mennonite Conference leaders who will be delegates to the 2022 Special Delegate Assembly of Mennonite Church USA to prepare for that…

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Eastside Church Awarded JoinHands Building Grant

Eastside Church, a Virginia Mennonite Conference congregation in Harrisonburg, Va., embarked on a building purchase and complete renovation at a bad time. As building materials skyrocketed in the pandemic, the project suddenly cost much more than budgeted and raised. “It is likely no surprise that a building project during the pandemic, with greatly increased material…

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Healthy Boundaries Training is November 17

A Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals training, hosted by Virginia Mennonite Conference, will be a virtual session on Zoom with Lonnie and Teresa Yoder on November 17 from 10a-12p and 1-3pm. The session is open to anyone. Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals is a training designed by FaithTrust Institute, and it is a required training for all credentialed leaders…

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