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September 3, 2015

Do I have to share my apples?

Sometimes my patience with this community of all creatures is sorely tested.

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BAINBRIDGE, Pa. — It was standing-room only Sunday, August 16, 2015, as Goods Mennonite Church in Bainbridge, Pa., celebrated its 200-year anniversary. Pastor J. Nelson Bechtold, chosen by lot, succeeded his father as pastor 35 years ago.

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“God, what am I going to do? I trust you completely but I thought I was where you wanted me ...”

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Harrisburg, Pa.—Eastern Mennonite Missions’ staff, workers, and alumni were delighted to participate in the Mennonite World Conference happening in their own “backyard” in Harrisburg, Pa., July 21 through July 25, 2015. 

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WILLOW STREET, Pa. —Despite a little rain and a lot of humidity, fairgoers enjoyed sampling a variety of “cool” ethnic foods and learning about many different cultures on Saturday, July 18, at the Hans Herr House in Willow Street, Pa.

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LANCASTER, Pa. --  EMM staff and attendees pray for the Zguri family and the nation of Albania at EMM's Summer worker commissioning event held on Sunday, July 12, at Wesley Church in Quarryville, Pa. 

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SALUNGA, Pa. — The practice of taking a gap year between high school and college is growing in popularity, both among young people and educators.

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In my freshman year of high school, when my older brother decided to take a gap year, I was quite unsure about the idea. Why would anyone decide to interrupt the normal flow of education to do something else for a year?

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We talked to each of our three kids about taking a gap year.
Dan didn't take a gap year.
Katie didn't take a gap year.

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