Healthy Boundaries Training is November 17

A Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals training, hosted by Virginia Mennonite Conference, will be a virtual session on Zoom with Lonnie and Teresa Yoder on November 17 from 10a-12p and 1-3pm. The session is open to anyone. Healthy Boundaries: Fundamentals is a training designed by FaithTrust Institute, and it is a required training for all credentialed leaders…

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Takeaways from My Sabbatical

Clyde G. Kratz

In the final week of a three-month sabbatical, I was surprised how excited I was to return to the work of Virginia Mennonite Conference. Looking back to the beginning of the sabbatical, I realized the extent of my exhaustion and fatigue, and my somewhat fragile emotional state. The timing was perfect to undertake my sabbatical…

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Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale Unmasks Generous Spirit

$355,000 for MCC MT. CRAWFORD, VA – Early summer pleasant temperatures and rainfall in the Shenandoah Valley, then nearly two months of dry conditions, evolved into warm fall weather just in time for the 55th annual Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale held Oct. 1-2 at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds. This year’s sale raised a preliminary figure…

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