Woodland Park homes dedicated

The three homes collectively known as Woodland Park on the campus of VMRC were dedicated and named in May. VMRC opened Woodland Park in January to offer complete living care in a home environment. Showalter House is named in honor of the HDH and MC Showalter families. “These two families have contributed innumerable hours of…

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Uncovering history

When you start digging, you never know what you might uncover. To volunteers restoring the Breneman-Turner Mill, that is an understatement! The historic grist mill, an off-site property of the Valley Brethren-Mennonite Heritage Center, is located two miles north of Harrisonburg, off Route 42. In 2009, a portion of the old Brenneman Church gravel road…

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“It didn’t feel like a gathering of older people…”

Owen Burkholder

Reflections on Conference Assembly, July 25-27, 2013 at Eastern Mennonite School, Harrisonburg, Va. That second-hand quote from a younger adult who attended VMC Assembly as a first-time delegate indicates that indeed, participation in God’s kingdom is timeless. The speakers, workshop leaders, and testifiers engaged us with the wonder that God has been, is, and will…

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