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January 18, 2016

A visit to a mosque

When your mother is a member of the Christian/Muslim Relations Team at EMM and you have lived abroad, you might be used to stepping outside your comfort zone.

Published in Worker stories

The Rabbit and Dragonfly is a coffee shop whose very name brings to mind an unlikely friendship between two animals, a world living in community.

Published in Alumni stories
January 5, 2016

Casting our net

A crew of chilly, wet men are gathered at the prow of their crowded fishing boat in the predawn dark when an almost ghostly voice floats out to them through the fog.

Published in Worker stories

SALUNGA, Pa. – Becky Hess began serving as Human Resources director at Eastern Mennonite Missions on December 1, 2015.

Published in Articles
November 5, 2015

Experiencing multiplication

“Hey,” I called down Shippen Street to a fellow walking toward me, “Are you coming from the dry cleaners?” I was headed to a Multipliers group meeting in downtown Lancaster, Pa.

Published in Alumni stories

After coming back from a YES assignment in Cusco, Peru, and serving as hostess at the Baltimore (Md.) Discipleship Center for six months, I was job searching desperately.

Published in Your story (alumni)

SALUNGA, Pa. -- The refugee crisis seems overwhelming -- not only to individuals, but also to entire countries. But on Friday, September 11, in Salunga, Pa., a group of more than eighty people met to talk about how they can get involved locally.

Published in Articles
September 15, 2015

Real people with real lives

She sat across from me in the small crowded restaurant and spoke softly. “My husband and I have money. We give regularly, but people are always asking for more. When they look at us, they have dollar signs in their eyes. We are unseen. No one ever asks, 'How’s your marriage or how are your children or can I pray for you?'"

Published in Articles
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