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May 18, 2018

A Garifuna vision

The Garifuna Mennonite Church prepares to take the gospel to Garifuna communities around the world.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, May 12, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts

NEW YORK CITY — “As a group, we are looking to the future. Our desire is to mobilize leaders to new areas in Honduras to plant new communities of Anabaptist faith, and to cross borders and continents.” That’s how Omar Guzman, the founder of Mennonite Garifuna Mission, described the Garifuna Mennonite Church’s mission vision in a nutshell. And the church is well on its way to fulfilling those missional dreams.

Published in News stories

MORGANTOWN, Pa. — Excitement, danger, and transformation through the gospel: the stories of missionaries throughout the past century still hold inspiration for people today. In the new book “Surviving, Thriving, and Multiplying: Three Decades of Growth in the Honduras Mennonite Church,” former missionaries tell the story of the Mennonite movement in Honduras, which started through the ministries of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) pioneers.

Published in Your story (alumni)

LANCASTER, Pa. — Sara Jane (Weaver) Wenger — faithful servant of God, pioneer Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker, and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother — died at the age of 95 on March 23, 2018, peacefully at her home in Lancaster, Pa.

Published in News stories

A member of EMM’s Christian-Muslim Relations Team (CMRT) was invited to the issuing of a new declaration calling religious leaders from all faiths to work together to promote peace, seek reconciliation and healing, and advocate for justice and equality.

Published in Worker stories
February 12, 2018

Learning to say “Welcome”

An EMM alum proves that in today’s globalized world, cross-cultural missions can happen right in your hometown.

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, February 10, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts
January 26, 2018

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

What happened when the Holy Spirit nudged one Lancaster County church to “give Christmas away”? Their Christmas celebration opened up to include 525 people from 49 countries!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts
December 5, 2017

The practice of not knowing

In 1999, when my husband Jimm and I were on our way to Halle, Germany, to help start a community of believers, we did our research.

Published in Alumni stories

podcastChurch and mission leaders from the Global South gathered for a time of learning, sharing, praying, and celebrating right here in Mount Joy, Pennsylvania!

Focus is a weekly 3 minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

Published in Focus podcasts

Coming with first-hand reports of the huge earthquake in Mexico City and Syrian refugees in Turkey — more than 60 international mission leaders from Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas gathered at Mount Joy Mennonite Church September 19-22, celebrating the 20th anniversary of the International Missions Association (IMA).

Published in News stories
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