Pastor McKinney’s presentation will help pastors and leaders keep moving towards racial justice, using language from the IDI in pursuit of just and healthy congregations, reminding us that we as Christians need “to intentionally learn how to relate to the cultural differences between ourselves and other people.”
Inline with the “Year of Worship, Healing, Reflection and Renewal” resolution passed at 2023 Summer Assembly. Southern and Central Districts invite you to a worship service at Springdale Mennonite on February 18th at 6:00 pm.
Webinar with Craig Maven. Effective Church Leadership is for pastors, elders, board members, etc… Gain insight into successfully run governance.
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Northern District will be holding a renewal event on Sunday, November 5 at Lindale Mennonite Church beginning at 3pm with indoor/outdoor activities for children and families. 4pm bilingual worship service. 5 pm meal.
At the end of this session, participants should be able to develop practical safety plans with demonstrated effectiveness for a person re-entering the community following hospitalization for serious suicide concerns. Speaker, Ken Yoder, worked in mental health services for 35 years in a variety of roles, primarily in staff development.
Eastern District Congregations invite you to a joint worship service and potluck lunch at Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center on Sunday, October 22 at 11am.
Summer Delegate Assembly, July 13-15 at Park View Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA. The interim Conference Leadership Team is planning a rich feast of worship and reflection on the theme of “Jesus, be the center”—along with an invitation to return to “the love you had at first” (Revelation 2:4).
A Lecture on Mennonites and Race: On May 10 at 7pm the Racial Justice Task Force invites you to a lecture from Caleb Schrock-Hurst on his Master’s Thesis Mennonites, Race, and Reconstruction: A Survey of Racial Attitudes in ‘The Herald of Truth,’ 1864-1897.
All Virginia Conference members are welcome to an opportunity to worship together without conference agenda, and build on our firm foundation, “that foundation is Jesus Christ.” (1 Cor. 3:11)
Practicing healthy dialogue is an important part of our call to be peacemakers as a relevant Anabaptist witness to today’s world. In this workshop, Jes Stoltzfus Buller, author of MCC’s Peaceful Practices curriculum, will use stories and interactive learning to teach skills for understanding and engaging dialogue across difference.