Women Encouraging Women

A week ago many women joined together to support our sisters who are working to share the message of Jesus in various countries throughout the world. We began with a time of fellowship, having a meal of taco salad and getting to know the ladies seated with us around the tables. Thank you, Harrisonburg Mennonite … Continue reading Women Encouraging Women

Retreat Reflection: Be Fruitful

I'm laughing at myself a little bit with the title of this post. My husband and I joke that however else we've failed, we have at least fulfilled the first command ever given to humans (Genesis 1.28), multiplying ourselves by a factor of two! But that's not the kind of fruitfulness I'm thinking about today. … Continue reading Retreat Reflection: Be Fruitful

Retreat Reflection: Sherah-Leigh

Sherah-Leigh Gerber, a pastor at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church, shares some of her reflections from the recent Mennonite Women of Virginia retreat. Thanks Sherah-Leigh! The turn from fall to winter was obvious as I hurtled up I-81 headed to my first meeting of the day. The grass had browned; the leaves that remained were muted in … Continue reading Retreat Reflection: Sherah-Leigh


I'm heading out this afternoon to join the Mennonite Women of Virginia annual retreat in Richmond. Sooooo looking forward to being with other women, getting some good input through the sessions with Deb Horst (the theme this year is "Rooted in Christ"), and finding a few moments to rest and refresh. One of the things … Continue reading Retreat!