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
I got this in my church mailbox: Put it on your calendar and join in for an evening of fellowship, hearing about God's work in other parts of the world, and having an opportunity to support women in ministry! Hope to see you there! with love, Anita
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
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
If you didn't make it to the Mennonite Women of Virginia annual retreat this year, then you can get the benefit of some reflections that various women will be writing in the next few weeks. Lucky you! (for Gloria's Butternut Squash and Cranberry Bread recipe skip to the end!) One of the things I've been … Continue reading Retreat: Reflection & a Recipe!
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!
Ladies, don't forget to sign up for the Mennonite Women of Virginia fall retreat, coming up in October! Photo by Rosie Fraser on Unsplash The early registration deadline is this week: August 15. Get your registration forms (that salmon-colored paper you likely got at church) filled out and postmarked by then for a discount on … Continue reading Register for Women’s Retreat!