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Newsweekly – 12/14/14

Shekinah <>  and Cantore <> invite you to their fourth annual Christmas Coffeehouse at Park View Mennonite Church's fellowship hall.  These a cappella groups come together to share two concerts on Friday, Dec. 12 and Sat. Dec. 13 at 7 p.m. in a relaxed coffeehouse atmosphere with refreshments provided.  Concerts are by donation, and all proceeds will go to Our Community Place.

CASA for Children Community Event: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) for Children will be holding several information sessions in preparation for our next Volunteer Advocate training course. CASA for Children recruits, trains, and aids community volunteers to advocate for the best interest of children involved in an abuse or neglect case within the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court. Through a written court report, our volunteers provide the Judge with valued information so that he can make an informed decision regarding the child’s safe and permanent living arrangements. To find out more on how YOU can get involved, attend one of our information sessions below OR call us at 540.213.2272! January 15, 2015 from 6-7pm at the Massanutten Regional Library in Harrisonburg, VA

Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) is holding a small conference in Florida. Everyone is welcome. Register today! Mennonite Entrepreneurs Conference: A weekend of challenge and reflection for business owners and entrepreneurs. Jan. 29 – Feb. 1, 2015 at The Resort at Longboat Key Club, Sarasota, Florida. For more information, visit

Registration is open for the VMC Youth Workers' Retreat,  January 23-25, 2015 at Williamsburg Christian Retreat Center (9275 Barnes Rd., Toano VA 23168). Rachel S. Gerber, Mennonite Church USA Denominational Minister of Youth and Young Adults, will provide resources on "The Changing Face of Youth Ministry." Register by January 16. Learn more at

Save the date: Winter Delegate Session will be February 7 at Waynesboro Mennonite Church, beginning at 8:15 a.m. and ending by 3 p.m. There will be a $10/person cost to cover the meal.

The Virginia Mennonite Conference Ministry Retreat on "Learning from the Early Church" with Alan and Eleanor Kreider will be February 27-March 1 at Willamsburg Christian Retreat Center, Toano, Va. Register at <>

Creating a Scene in Corinth author, Reta Halterman Finger will be leading a Sunday School class at Park View Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg through the first century Corinthian discussion and book simulation starting December 21. All are invited to attend this time travel class.

Sales Representative needed for established client list.  Media for Living, publisher of Valley Living magazine, seeks to hire one or two sales representatives. As part of the sales team, you will sell print and online advertising and be responsible for developing advertising leads.  Must be self-motivated with a desire to meet or exceed sales goals. Experience in publishing and sales a plus.  Flexible schedule – set your own hours and work from home. Position begins early January. For more information, visit <> . or call Lindsey Shantz at (540) 433-5351. Submit cover letter and resume to <> .

The Table Fellowship has changed meeting time and location.  Our small congregation now meets in the Dean House, at 110 Old South High Street in Harrisonburg, across from Community Mennonite Church.  The group gathers on Sundays around 4:00pm, and begins worship at 4:30, with a shared supper following the service.  All are welcome to join us for worship and the meal afterward.  Find more information at or send inquiries to

Click to view the online VMC calendar <|month-3+22874+22918+22904> .

Virginia Mennonite Missions Prayer Requests

December 14
Pray for health, strength, and spiritual protection for the Horsts and Strodes in Thailand as they seek to bring Christ's kingdom.

Community Mennonite Church
70 South High Street Harrisonburg, VA