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Bishop Leslie W. Francisco

Re-Focus, Reflect, Resolve As the year has drawn to a close and you look at the possibilities ahead of you, what is it that seems impossible? What has the Lord called you to do that appears far beyond your ability to achieve? You may not see how it could ever work out, but God does.…

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Listening Circles

As you may know, from December 2-10, facilitators Craig Gilliam and Betty Johnson will lead listening circles throughout Virginia Mennonite Conference. Working with circles of up to 12 participants, plus 2 liaison team reps. listening circles will be held in each district. Please allow 1.5 hours per session.  For rational and history for initiating this…

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45 Years: Daniels Run Peace Church Celebrates

On September 25 Daniels Run Peace Church (the former Northern Virginia Mennonite Church), had a special Sunday morning worship service to CELEBRATE 45 YEARS OF CONGREGATIONAL LIFE. Former founding pastors Loren and Earlene Horst were present for the celebration, and former pastors Pearl Hoover (Hartman) and Earl Zimmerman brought greetings/memories prerecorded, and former pastor Karl…

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Our Stories, God’s Story: Mennonite Women of Virginia retreat

[Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”3″ gal_title=”Mennonite Womens Retreat 2015″]   “My story is as sacred to God as God’s story is sacred to me. Nothing is lost on the breath  of God,” became a familiar refrain by the end of Mennonite Women of Virginia retreat, October 30-November 1. A crisp fall weekend at Massanetta Springs Resort, near Harrisonburg,…

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Four presentations in Harrisonburg by Cherith Nordling in September

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Cherith Fee Nordling will give four presentations in Harrisonburg, September 15-17, on “Being Human, Becoming Christian: an embodied reconciliation of heaven and earth.” She asks, “Is our embodied humanity a temporary curse or permanent, glorious reality?” “Does salvation seem to imply getting out of our bodies, or is it about finally being at home in…

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