Melissa Stehman of Manheim, Pa., was a trekker on EMM's 2017 Peru Trek for PROMESA. Along with nine other hikers, Melissa trekked 61 miles over five days, sometimes climbing higher than 16,000 feet above sea level. The purpose? Raising funds to build a new school for Peruvian Mennonite K-12 students! Here are Melissa's memories from the trip.

Published in Your story (alumni)
February 1, 2018

Brooke in Guatemala

From March to July 2017, Brooke Leaman spent part of her gap year between high school and college serving in Guatemala at a children's home called Casa Shalom in partnership with the organization We Help Children. In an interview after her mission internship, Brooke told us about her experience, which included toddlers, friendships, and lots of dancing!

Published in Your story (alumni)
January 26, 2018

An urgent call

When an EMM worker in Guatemala gets an urgent call to visit a nearby K’ekchi’ village with a new coffee-growing program, he wonders if the news is good or bad.

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 20, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts
January 26, 2018

Not as planned

Homegrown churches are beginning to sprout from a ministry for Chilean businessmen.

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 13, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts
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