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.
MTTF Application 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.
CWA information and application form
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.
Retired Church Workers’ Aid and Enrichment Fund application