CENTRAL AMERICA – Churches in Honduras and Guatemala recently impressed visitors from Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) as growing and thriving even though they minister in challenging contexts of violence and poverty. EMM leaders connected with Central American church leaders September 20-27, 2014.
Sulmi’s school day would start in five minutes and there was still no one to interpret for her. Find out how God answered the desperate prayers of her “mom,” Nancy Marshall, an EMM worker who serves in Belize.
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, November 15, 2014.<
BALTIMORE, Md. – This fall Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) sent its first U.S.-based YES team in 10 years. The team, made up of four young adults between the ages of 18 and 21, is partnering in mission with Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church in inner city Baltimore.
During my 27-year-stay in Africa, one of the things I did was to provide treatment for Burkitt's Lymphoma (BL) - a fast-growing, aggressive cancer in children. BL is the most common form of cancer in Tanzania.
Some people believe that Christians and Muslims can be real friends - even in a time of intense religious conflict. A valuable new book by David Shenk - Christian. Muslim. Friend. points the way.
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, November 1, 2014.<
My youth group at Marion Mennonite Church is full of amazing people whom I get to see every Wednesday. But when we spent a whole week together in Reading, Pa., as an EMM K-team, we shared tears and laughter and met amazing people who will not easily be forgotten.
DET UDOM, Thailand – Prior to Lek (not his real name due to security concerns) believing in Jesus, ten of his fifteen children died. After he became a Christian, his children stopped dying. People in his village noticed!
EMM’s 100-year celebration on October 17, 2014, included something not usually heard at a birthday party – a lament.
“I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.” – Philippians 1:3-6
LANCASTER, Pa. – Mahlon Hess, an Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker who served over 20 years in Musoma, Tanzania, as an educator and in the U.S. as an editor, was remembered at a memorial service at Landis Homes Retirement Community in Lititz, Pa. on Sunday, October 19, 2014.