Guest Post: “Memory Stories”

Announcing our first guest post written by Aldine Musser! Aldine attends Crossroads Mennonite Church in Timberville, VA along with her husband Jim. She comes from a background in education and church ministry, currently serving as a conference minister for part of the Northern District of Virginia Mennonite Conference. Thanks for sharing these insights with us, … Continue reading Guest Post: “Memory Stories”

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Rabbit Trail: Quilts and Woodwork

Whenever the leaves start to change and the air gets a little cooler I start thinking about apples, sweaters, and quilts. Not just putting the quilts on beds to get us through the chilly nights (whoops, gotta take the fans out of the windows!), but all the gorgeous quilts I'll see at the Virginia Mennonite … Continue reading Rabbit Trail: Quilts and Woodwork

Summer Cooking: Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread

Yes, it is that time of year that I've heard (jokingly) is the only time Mennonites lock their cars at church. It's full-fledged zucchini season. Seemingly overnight, the tiny doll's-arm-sized vegetables swell into gargantuan human-arm-sized ones, and they replace themselves faster than an army of ants finding a sugar bowl in spring. This spring my … Continue reading Summer Cooking: Lemon Poppy Seed Zucchini Bread