July 26, 2019

Sixteen hundred attendees get glimpses of the world at Global Fair

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Grace Shenk (center) and Andres Prins (right), members of the EMM Christian Muslim Relations Team, speak with a woman visiting Global Fair. The team desires to equip Christians around the world for life-giving relationships with Muslims through dialogue, witness, peacemaking, and hospitality. Grace Shenk (center) and Andres Prins (right), members of the EMM Christian Muslim Relations Team, speak with a woman visiting Global Fair. The team desires to equip Christians around the world for life-giving relationships with Muslims through dialogue, witness, peacemaking, and hospitality. Hilary Mashas/EMM

WILLOW STREET, Pa. — On July 13, 2019, Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) held its annual missions and culture event at the Hans Herr House and Museum, drawing an estimated 1,600 visitors to Global Fair. Attendees had opportunities to hear a number of international performers on the fair’s new World Stage and to interact with EMM workers and community organizations, purchase food, or play kids games at more than 50 stands representing about 30 different cultures.