Statements and resolutions


Mission and Vision: Virginia Mennonite Conference equips pastors, lay leaders, and congregants to support worship, mission, and service for Jesus Christ and to bring Good News to the world in which we live. The Spirit of God enables Virginia Mennonite Conference to empower communities of faith to follow the way of Jesus Christ.

Constitution & Bylaws (updated 2014)

Denominational Resolutions:

Membership Guidelines
FAQs regarding the two resolutions on polity and practice

Conference Council documents:

Sustainability task force report

Embracing Faithfulness, Discerning Our Differences

VMC Delegates discussion of MC USA Healthcare Access Project

Congregational Life Commission documents:

Memory Garden Development & Policy

Faith & Life Commission documents:

Procedural Guidelines for Suspension of Ministerial Credentials in the Event of Conducting a Same-Sex Marriage Ceremony

Virginia Mennonite Conference is participating in Mennonite Church USA discernment processes with multiple issues facing the church including human sexuality. Find a list of current resources here.

Prior statements on human sexuality include:


Statement on the Death Penalty by Virginia Council of Churches (signed by Conference leaders and pastors)