Ministry Training Trust Funds Virginia Mennonite Conference (VMC) is pleased to offer financial assistance for ministers in Virginia Mennonite Conference seeking financial assistance for education and training from a qualified and certified institution. Recipients may include pastors, congregational lay leaders, mission workers, post-high youth sensing a call to Christian ministry, and others. Funds are provided through several Ministry Training Trust Funds (MTTF) grants established by former VMC church leaders and/or their families. Following the parameters of the designated endowment fund that confers this grant, the MTTF grant requires that applicants be active members of a Virginia Mennonite Conference congregation. Please click on the link below for an application form; instructions for applying are on the form.
Church Worker Assistance Program A grant for licensed counseling services available to eligible church or agency workers, dependent on funding available through an endowment managed by Virginia Mennonite Conference. Prerequisite: Applicants must have membership in a VMC congregation and the approval process must be done in advance of services being rendered.
Retired Church Worker Aid and Enrichment Fund A program to provide some financial assistance for eligible retired church, agency or mission workers, or their surviving spouse, due to financial hardship for either aid or enrichment purposes.