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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"As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the sea — for they were fishermen. And Jesus said to them, “Follow me and I will make you fish for people.” — Mark 1:16 (NRSV)

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May 1, 2015

Obedience

PULSE
From the president's heart (click here to read)

Repairs that take "forever"
A worker's reflection to the question "Where is God in all of this?".

Hanging on each word (click here to read)
What does one talk about when Muslim friends come for dinner on Good Friday?

Transplanting roots (click here to read)
A worker's reflections on returning to the United States after serving on a long-term assignment.

PERSPECTIVE
5 ways to be hospitable to immigrants and refugees (click here to view)

PORTFOLIO
Beautiful faces and places: a window into Central Asia (click here to view photos)

“I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me ... My sheep listen to my voice; I know them, and they follow me." ­— Jesus in John 10:14, 27

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The Mennonite Board in Eastern Africa Registered Trustees are launching a real estate development project, SkyView Gardens, on the property of Amani Gardens Inn (formerly the Mennonite Guest House) in Nairobi, Kenya.

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podcastWhat if we all responded to Jesus’ invitation to follow Him and fish for people? What if everyone were moving in mission? What might we do or where might we go?

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, March 28, 2015.

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SALUNGA, Pa. – Angie Breneman began serving as Discipleship Trainer at Eastern Mennonite Missions on March 2, 2015. Breneman will work at equipping congregations in discipleship and mission, with a special focus on youth and young adults. She will also coordinate pre-field orientation, training, and post-field de-briefing for short-term workers.

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SALUNGA, Pa. - Four and a half months after leaving West Africa because of safety concerns connected to the Ebola crisis, a team of workers from Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) is returning to their assignments in the region. On February 9, Michael and Karen Baker and their five children will return to Guinea-Bissau and Dave and Delores Shirk will transition from previous service in Guinea-Bissau to now serve in The Gambia.

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