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Virginia Mennonite Missions (formerly Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities) (Mennonite Church USA), was organized in 1916, and incorporated in 1919. In the 1950s it consisted of 21 members elected by the bishop districts and certain congregations of the [[Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Virginia Mennonite Conference]]. In 1959 it operated nine home mission stations (six city missions in [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], one city mission in [[Tennessee (USA)|Tennessee]], and two rural missions in [[Kentucky (USA)|Kentucky]]). It also operated foreign missions in [[Jamaica|Jamaica]] and [[Sicily Mennonite Mission (Palermo, Sicily, Italy) |Sicily]]. Its official organ is the <em>Missionary Light</em>.
 
Virginia Mennonite Missions (formerly Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities) (Mennonite Church USA), was organized in 1916, and incorporated in 1919. In the 1950s it consisted of 21 members elected by the bishop districts and certain congregations of the [[Virginia Mennonite Conference (Mennonite Church USA)|Virginia Mennonite Conference]]. In 1959 it operated nine home mission stations (six city missions in [[Virginia (USA)|Virginia]], one city mission in [[Tennessee (USA)|Tennessee]], and two rural missions in [[Kentucky (USA)|Kentucky]]). It also operated foreign missions in [[Jamaica|Jamaica]] and [[Sicily Mennonite Mission (Palermo, Sicily, Italy) |Sicily]]. Its official organ is the <em>Missionary Light</em>.
 
 
 
= Additional Information =
 
= Additional Information =
 
Address: 901 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, Virginia
 
Address: 901 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Websites: [http://www.vmmissions.org/ Virginia Mennonite Missions] ; [http://www.vmconf.org/ Virginia Mennonite Conference]
 
Websites: [http://www.vmmissions.org/ Virginia Mennonite Missions] ; [http://www.vmconf.org/ Virginia Mennonite Conference]
 
 
 
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Virginia Mennonite Missions (formerly Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions and Charities) (Mennonite Church USA), was organized in 1916, and incorporated in 1919. In the 1950s it consisted of 21 members elected by the bishop districts and certain congregations of the Virginia Mennonite Conference. In 1959 it operated nine home mission stations (six city missions in Virginia, one city mission in Tennessee, and two rural missions in Kentucky). It also operated foreign missions in Jamaica and Sicily. Its official organ is the Missionary Light.

Additional Information

Address: 901 Parkwood Drive, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Phone: 540-434-9727

Websites: Virginia Mennonite Missions ; Virginia Mennonite Conference


Author(s) Harold S Bender
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

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Bender, Harold S. "Virginia Mennonite Missions." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 16 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Virginia_Mennonite_Missions&oldid=85787.

APA style

Bender, Harold S. (1959). Virginia Mennonite Missions. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Virginia_Mennonite_Missions&oldid=85787.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 4, p. 1132. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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