PHONE:  (540) 949-8945
170 Hall School Road ♦ Waynesboro, VA 22980
Springdale Mennonite Church
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Parents of students who are in pre-school through 4th grade are invited to drop in at Eastern Mennonite Elementary School on Thursday, March 28 between 8:30 and 10 a.m. for coffee, conversation and observation to learn about Eastern Mennonite Elementary School. Talk with Maria Archer, principal; Marsha Thomas, admissions counselor; teachers, other parents and school counselors. Observe classrooms. RSVP to Marsha Thomas at 540-236-6021 or email 


NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center invites you to attend the 13th annual Taste of the World, on Saturday, March 30th at First Presbyterian Church on Court Square! The evening will highlight the unique food, music and décor from this year’s theme country, Guatemala, as well as offerings from many other cultures. Single tickets are $65; a table of 8 is $480. Please RSVP by March 20th by purchasing tickets online at or sending a check made out to NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center to our office address: 64 W. Water Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22801. We hope to see you there!


The EMU Orchestra will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2019, in Lehman Auditorium. Admissions is free, with donations welcomed for EMU's music scholarship fund. Includes the winners of the 2019 Concerto/Aria Competition. For more info, visit


Music Faculty Artist Series: Terra Voce - The EMU Department of Music is proud to present Terra Voce (Elizabeth Brightbill, flute, and Andrew Gabbert, cello) in concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 12 in Martin Chapel. Admission is free, with donations accepted for EMU's music scholarship fund. Guest artists include pianist David Berry and violinist David McCormick. For more info, visit


Fore the Flames Golf Tournament, May 3 at Heritage Oaks Golf Course, will benefit Eastern Mennonite School student financial aid and athletics program. $100 registration fee per person includes: greens fees, cart, range balls, door prizes and lunch by Hank’s Smokehouse. The morning flight begins at 8 a.m. and the afternoon at 1 p.m. Register as individuals or a team of four. Contact Trisha Blosser with questions, 540-236-6024, or register at


Andrew Peterson, a singer-songwriter and recording artist who has released more than 10 records over the past 15 years, will be on the Resurrection Letters Tour and play at EMS Auditorium Saturday, May 11 at 7 p.m. On this tour, Andrew will be with Band & Special Guest Taylor Leonhardt. This concert is organized by SONGS FOR THE VALLEY. Members of EMS Touring Choir will get the opportunity to sing on one of the songs. General Admission Tickets are $20 + processing fees. Go to Contact with questions.


Make Medicare an easy step: Gain confidence about moving to Medicare with guidance from Everence®, a faith-based organization that partners with our church. Attend this workshop on April 4, 2019, at 6 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 841 Mount Clinton Pike, Harrisonburg. Learn about your key steps to get Medicare, how to move from current coverage and enrollment details and deadlines. Reserve spots for you, friends and family members at (540) 437-7422 or See the attachment


"Digging In Together" is a resourcing event for congregations leaders in Virginia Mennonite Conference, April 5 and 6, 2019, to gain insight into the meaning of the gospel and inspiration to witness to the gospel through studying the Bible together. The theme is: What is the Gospel?: An Exploration of Luke and Acts. Facilitated by Joe Sawatzky, Church Relations Representative for Mennonite Mission Network, there will be two thematically identical events, one on Friday and one on Saturday. The Friday event is geared for credentialed leaders and congregational lay leaders. The Saturday event is for those who work with youth, such as youth pastors, youth workers, and MYF leaders. Learn more and register at


Pleasant View’s 22nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament: Come out to support individuals with intellectual disabilities on Friday, May 10, at Spotswood Country Club 1980 Country Club Road in Harrisonburg, Va. Format: Captain's Choice; registration will begin at 8:00 AM, with a shotgun start at 9:10 AM. *Fees if you pay with cash or check: $100/golfer, or $380/team of 4. If paying with PayPal: $103/golfer, or $389/team of 4. Team prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place teams. Mulligans, power balls, and 50/50 will be offered at registration. We will have closest to the pin and longest drive contests. A delicious BBQ buffet lunch catered by Hank's Smokehouse Southern Grillery will be provided in the Spotswood Country Club starting at 1:00 PM. Team prizes, contest prizes, and door prize drawings will be awarded after lunch. To register call Pam Miller at 540-896-8255 or email her at


Eastern Mennonite Seminary's Summer Institute for Spiritual Formation and Oasis program will be held June 17-28, 2019. SISF provides training for those interested in individual spiritual direction and congregational spiritual formation. It also gives participants an opportunity to deepen their own faith and explore their own faith formation more fully. Oasis offers intentional Sabbath and space for pastors and church leaders. They may use Oasis time for soul care and reflection, accompanied by one-on-one guidance in spiritual reading, discernment, and spiritual direction as desired, or by doing a directed study focusing on a spiritual formation subject area of personal or ministry interest. They may also sit in on classes, worship and other parts of the Summer Institute for Spiritual Formation. Visit for more information.


Mark your calendars for Virginia Mennonite Conference Assembly, July 18-20, in Harrisonburg. The theme is "Cultivating Good Soil." Worship services will be at Lindale Mennonite Church; delegate sessions will be at Eastern Mennonite School. There will be a Mennonite Disaster Service house-building project onsite (including dedication), and VMMissions will have their Centennial Celebration. More information and registration to come.


Save the Date!  Bike Shenandoah will host their 22nd year to "cycle for service" on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Come bike the beautiful Shenandoah valley and enjoy the vibrant fall colors while raising funds to support Virginia Mennonite Missions, Mennonite Central Committee, MennoMedia, Our Community Place, Robert Webb Child Care Center and NewBridges Immigrant Resource Center. Family friendly rides of 62 miles, 30 miles, 15 miles and 5 miles will be offered for bicycle enthusiasts. Even if you do not cycle, consider sponsoring a rider. $50 registration donation, $25 for students and minors, $10 for 5-mile riders. Tax deductible receipts are available for all donations. For more details, visit


Eastern Mennonite School welcomes applications for a new Leadership Scholarship for students grades 9-12. Recipients will receive up to 50% off of the regular high school tuition rate. Applicants must be new students who have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, and who wish to develop their leadership skills through contributions to the school. An interview and essay are required. Contact Marsha Thomas at 540-236-6021 or go to


Employment and Volunteer Opportunities


Eastern Mennonite School is seeking candidates for fifth grade teacher, kindergarten assistant, peacebuilding curriculum teacher, Dining Hall team manager and Athletics Director. Go to for details. 


Eastern Mennonite University is currently seeking faculty applicants in the following undergraduate departments: Nursing, Psychology, Teacher Education and Intercultural Programs. For more details go to


Eastern Mennonite University is seeking applicants for two Residence Director positions. Residence Directors are responsible for: participation in and contribution to the work of the professional staff; supervision of community advisors; programming to meet students’ needs; conduct and conflict awareness, intervention, and referral; crisis intervention; and general administration of the residence hall. Familiarity with restorative justice practices and processes is preferred. Works with other residence life professional staff as well as the Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life and the Director of Residence Life, Student Accountability and Restorative Justice in a team approach to residence life. Bachelor’s degree required, master’s in progress preferred. 9.5 month (August 1- May 15), live-in position. Selected candidate will be a person of high integrity who is committed to and supportive of the mission and policies of Eastern Mennonite University. Submit application, résumé and three references to: For more information visit our website at EMU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. EMU conducts criminal background investigations as part of the hiring process.


VMMissions has one or two office spaces for rent. One is 213 sq. ft. and the other is 133 sq. ft. If you are interested, please contact Dianna Lehman at


Park View Mennonite Church Office Manager: Part-time, estimated 30 hours per week, paid vacation and sick leave, hourly wage commensurate with experience. Strong administrative, computer, and communication skills are required. Full qualification and duties are outlined in detail on the job description. See Applications due March 29. To apply, please email a letter of interest and a current resume to Pastor Phil Kniss at or mail hard copy to 1600 College Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. If you know of someone else who seems to be a potential fit for this important role, please refer them to the website above.



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