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.
February 17-19, 2023 | Join us for a VMC Leadership Enrichment Event. Our hope for this weekend is to focus on God and remember that God’s presence surrounds us at all times, to be grateful and loving people to each other and our neighbors, even when we are going through challenging times.
Virginia Mennonite Conference invites delegates and guests to the 2023 Winter Delegate Assembly at Washington Community Fellowship on Saturday, February 4. Registration is now open. Bus tickets are also available.
September 23, 2022 | The Leadership Enrichment Committee was drawn to this theme after two years of the challenges brought by the pandemic. During the crisis in leadership in VMC, persons have experienced trauma. We hope this space and theme will provide an opportunity to learn and heal and continue to be faithful followers of Jesus.
Mennonite Women of Virginia will be having a prayer breakfast on Saturday, July 16, 2022, at Trissels Mennonite Church’s fellowship hall from 6:45 – 8:15 a.m. Come enjoy a delicious breakfast, hear updates about Elena and Freddy de Satalaya’s ministry in Peru and spend some time in prayer for them.
Credentialed leaders who have not yet taken the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) are encouraged to attend this training on Thursday, July 14, beginning at 12:00. RSVP to come. (Completion of the IDI is required for VMC credentialed leaders.)
Join us as we unpack and repack our recent experiences as a Conference. We will hear and share with brothers and sisters united by faith in Jesus Christ and the vision to be communities of healing and hope, sent to the world as a witness to God’s love for the world.
The “Tongue-Tied: Learning the Lost Art of Talking About Faith” event with Sara Wenger Shenk has been cancelled.
From Scarcity to Abundance is a VMC Leadership Enrichment sponsored and facilitated by Everence for credentialed persons in Virginia Mennonite Conference.