Middle school youth in grades 6-8 and adult sponsors are invited from all Conference churches to the Virginia Mennonite Conference Middle School Retreat, September 22–23, 2012, at Smith Mountain Lake. Join us for a weekend of worship, faith stories, energetic activities, and friendship building! The retreat is held at the W.E. Skelton 4-H Educational Conference…

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Sisters seeking spiritual renewal and a fun getaway will get both at “We are God’s Beloved Daughters,” the Mennonite Women of Virginia Fall Retreat Sept. 21-23 at Eagle Eyrie Baptist Conference Center in Lynchburg, Va. Guest speakers Carolyn Heggen and Rhoda Keener will present “Sister Care: Equipping Women for Caring Ministry.” Early registration deadline is…

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For the month of May, the youth of First Mennonite Church of Richmond participated in a cyber Sunday school class, in which the Internet served as a classroom resource and as a global window to visit Mennonite missionaries and young people, worldwide. The first Sunday we familiarized ourselves with use of the Internet in the…

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Judith R. Trumbo has been appointed as Chair of the Faith & Life Commission, beginning Sept. 1, 2012. A member of Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, she was formerly chair of the Church Council. Judith has also served in various leadership capacities for Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Va., currently Director of Perioperative Services and Organizational Excellence. She…

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