January 25, 2018

North America (EMM partners)

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Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC): A Mennonite conference of churches in the mid-Atlantic region. atlanticcoastconference.net

Church World Service Lancaster: A refugee resettlement agency in Lancaster, Pa. CWS works hand-in-hand with caring churches, organizations, and individuals to provide help and homes to refugees. EMM and CWS partner to provide information/training sessions to help the public understand and connect with refugee needs. cwslancaster.org

Eastern District Conference: A Mennonite conference of churches located in Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. easterndistrict.org

Evana Network: EMM is a strategic partner with the Evana Network.

Evangelical Garifuna Churches: These Garifuna Mennonite churches in New York City have been planted by immigrants who are of the Garifuna people group, an indigenous group from coastal areas of Central America. EMM partners with these churches for cross-cultural outreach.

Good News Fellowship (GNF): A network of churches in the Southern U.S. originally founded by LMC. EMM works with GNF to help plant churches. gnfonline.org

Immerse International: Based in Millersville, Pa., Immerse International is an English-language immersion program and community living situation for students from all over the world. EMM and Immerse International partner for the international student ministry worker internship, which brings local and international youth together to live and learn in community. immerse-us.com

International Christian Mission Services: Based in Abbotsford, British Columbia, ICMS helps to facilitate Canadian citizens serving internationally with EMM. icmsgo.com

International Missions Association (IMA): An association of Anabaptist mission bodies established for prayer, mutual support, and partnering in carrying out the Great Commission. It was begun in 1997 by four members (PIPKA of Indonesia, MKC of Ethiopia, Amor Viviente of Honduras, and EMM of the U.S.), and presently includes more than 20 members. For a list of other partners, visit emm.org/ima.

Lancaster County Refugee Coalition (LCRC): An organization that exists to improve refugee integration in Lancaster County by empowering the community to incorporate refugees into social services and community systems. EMM is a member. https://www.facebook.com/LancasterCountyRefugeeCoalition/

LMC — a fellowship of Anabaptist churches: Formerly known as Lancaster Mennonite Conference, this is a large Mennonite conference of churches consisting mostly of churches in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. EMM has always been closely connected with LMC in a variety of ways, including projects and church planting. lmcchurches.org

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC): A worldwide Anabaptist ministry agency focused on relief, development, and peace in the name of Christ. EMM and MCC jointly created ASOPortal.org, a website where older adults can locate short-term international service opportunities. mcc.org

Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster (MCCL): A Mennonite choir program for children in grades 1–12, MCCL is a program of Lancaster Mennonite School. EMM partners with MCCL for international ministry trips. mennonitechildrenschoir.org

Mennonite Mission Network (MMN): A mission agency program of Mennonite Church USA. Partners with EMM in sending and strategy. mennonitemission.net

Missional Pathways: A mission consulting network that matches community members with mission opportunities and resources. Missional Pathways is a partnership of EMM and Lancaster Mennonite Conference. missionalpathways.org

New York Mennonite Conference: A Mennonite conference of churches located mostly in New York state. nymennonite.org

Partners in Evangelism (PIE): A network that connects businessmen with local churches in Birmingham, Ala. for church planting and development. This group meets several times a year to hear reports of ongoing projects, plan fundraising (including an annual banquet), and offer counsel.

The Refugee Center and Community School at Reynolds (RCCSR): An IU13 community center housed at Reynolds Middle School (School District of Lancaster) with a focus on refugees and immigrants. EMM partners with RCCSR for K-team events and other refugee-related work. Learn more here.

Rosedale International (RI): The mission agency of the CMC. Partners with EMM in sending and strategy. A member of the International Missions Association. Rosedale International

Shalom Council of Evangelical Churches (Concilio Iglesias Evangelicas Shalom): The Shalom Council, a network of LMC, was organized in 1970. It seeks to plant churches, evangelize, and coordinate work among Spanish Mennonite churches in the eastern U.S. The Council also works in Latin America, including Mexico and Costa Rica. EMM and the Concilio partner through membership in the International Missions Association.

Virginia Mennonite Missions (VMM): A Harrisonburg, Va.-based mission agency that was started as the mission agency of Virginia Mennonite Conference. Partners with EMM in sending and strategy; founded Albania Mennonite Mission together and work as partners in Albania, Kosovo, and Thailand. EMM and VMM partner to help fund Albania Roma Ministry, an outreach of the Albania Mennonite Church in Lezhe. vmmissions.org

Word of Grace Network: A relationship-based fellowship of church leaders that was formally launched in 2001, with seven founding members who were pastoring churches across New York. EMM and Word of Grace Network partner through membership in the International Missions Association. pennclark.net

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