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Getting ready to retire? “Retiring Soon? An Introduction to Medicare and Social Security,” will be presented on April 5, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the Gathering Place. Chan Gingerich, LUTCF, Health Insurance Specialist from the Everence office in Harrisonburg, Virginia, will speak on Medicare and Social Security, provide instructions on how to enroll, how continuing to work affects your benefits, and answer related questions. Reserve spots for you, friends and family members at (540) 437-7422 or


Pleasant View, Inc., will be participating in the #GREATCOMMUNITYGIVE, an online community giving day, through The Community Foundation on April 18. If you want to connect with us to have your own Pleasant View fundraiser on that day or learn how to give on the day, please contact Pam Miller at or visit Take a look at all of the community nonprofits you can support. Pam Miller can get you started on being a fundraiser for Pleasant View.


Strengthen your connection between Christian spirituality and social change. Explore Christian spiritual formation practices to nurture and sustain community leadership, engaged ministry, and social activism. For more information about “Christian Spirituality and Social action” and other courses at the 2018 Summer Peacebuilding Institute this May and June, visit our website at and click the course link.


Annual Missions Day for Virginia Mennonite Women will be held on Wednesday, May 2, at Springdale Mennonite Church, Waynesboro.  Dinner will begin at 6:00pm, followed by a program that raises up women and the importance of the work they do.  We'll hear from Alicia Horst, Director of NewBridges, and other recipients of MWV support.  Then you have a chance to bid for various amounts of financial support for women in mission all around the world.  It's exciting to be a part of raising thousands of dollars in just a few minutes - Come join us!  NOTE: A bus will be leaving from the Virginia Mennonite Conference Center parking lot at 4:45pm to take you to/from Springdale for just $5.  If you wish to reserve a seat on the bus, contact Dianna Lehman at  A $5 donation is also requested for the meal.


Pleasant View, Inc., will hold its 21st Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, May 4, at Spotswood Country Club. They are looking for individual players, teams, and sponsors interested in playing golf and supporting individuals with developmental disabilities.  For more information, contact Pam Miller at or go to


Pastors: Those interested in learning more about Jesus communities should attend Sent 2018, May 4-6, in Chicago, and gather with diverse leaders for worship, inspiration, resourcing, networking, and empowerment to take risks that nurture the birth of missional communities that express the Anabaptist vision. Mennonite Mission Network is pleased to be able to bring together practitioners and theologians to share ideas and resources with each other. Register at Sent 2018 Registration.


Youth workers are invited to participate in a seminar in youth ministry at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. The seminar will be May 14-25, Monday through Friday from 1:00-5:00pm, and is worth 3 credits. EMS can enroll students in the course either through full registration or a participation audit.

Volunteer and employment opportunities:


Virginia Mennonite Conference is seeking a quarter-time bookkeeper. It is an hourly position with flexible work schedule.  Experience with Quickbooks is very important. Key tasks include accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll. Immediate hire is possible. Contact Clyde Kratz, Executive Conference Minister, to indicate your interest and secure a job description: or 540-434-9727.


Highland Retreat is hiring for a variety of summer roles: lifeguards, counselors, leadership staff, cooks, and more. Visit for job descriptions and the online application, or call the office at 540-705-0554. We’re particularly looking for college-aged young people who want to experience the excitement of Highland Summer Camps as part of our staff!


Lindale Mennonite Church, Harrisonburg, VA, is seeking a full-time lead pastor, someone who will give spiritual leadership and general oversight to the congregation. LMC has an average attendance of 300 with over 100 children and youth. For more information, contact Jana Beyer, search committee chair, at


MCC SWAP has summer positions open in both West Virginia and Kentucky from May 30 – approx. August 11, 2018. Applicants should be at least 19 years old, but positions are not limited to young adults. Job Site Coordinators –Will be the liaison between homeowners and volunteers.  Carpentry skills are helpful but not required. Must be willing to learn, follow instruction, and work well with others, both homeowners and volunteers, youth and adults. Meals Coordinators –Will assist the Location Coordinator with menu planning,  meal preparation, kitchen duties and other.  Should be able to work well with staff and volunteers, both youth and adults. More information about SWAP and an application are available at In both positions, an exceptional 18 year old might be considered.


Park View Mennonite Church (PVMC), Harrisonburg, VA, is seeking a Care and Formation Pastor who will offer empathetic, compassionate spiritual support for persons experiencing spiritual and emotional stress, life transition and health challenges. This person will also mobilize, lead and train a volunteer caregiving team. Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience as pastor, chaplain or spiritual director, and with a seminary degree and Clinical Pastoral Education credits. This is a half-time position, supervised by the senior Pastor with a start date of September, 1, 2018.  If interested, contact Pat Swartzendruber, chair of the PVMC search committee, at or phone, 540 435-1479.


Lady Latte needs summer time volunteers!  A couple is needed to come to the beautiful rural town of Istog. Kosovo, from May 15 - September 1 (flexible) to give temporary oversight to a recently opened coffee shop just for women!  Responsibilities include baking American treats for the shop, simple daily bookkeeping, and connecting with three local employees who are operating the business.   These roles have flexibility and do not require you to speak Albanian (the language of Kosovo).  For more information, contact


GIFT AND THRIFT needs volunteers! Several bins of donated scrap booking materials are waiting to be sorted by volunteers. It can be done on or off site; by individuals or groups. After a time of instruction on a Monday or Thursday, the sorting may be done at the discretion of the volunteer. We also have the perfect position for a volunteer who likes to sort housewares and home decor items before they are placed on our cleaning and pricing tables. Thursdays and/or Fridays are ideal. For more information contact Don Yoder at Gift and Thrift: 540 433-8844 or


MennoMedia seeks a full-time Executive Assistant to support to the executive director and publisher, manage print purchasing, create daily financial reports, and manage day-to-day finances for the Shine curriculum project, as well as providing general office, finance, and fundraising support. Read the position description at




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