Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. Join a team involved in education, healthcare, and community development whose members collectively have four children age six and under. Provide regular child care, allowing space for parents to engage in language learning and other ministry. Participate as an active team member; take hold of the opportunity to live in a thriving African neighborhood with housing logistics already in place, study a prominent East African language, and build relationships with friendly neighbors. This position requires a six-month commitment at minimum. Preferred deadline for short-term applications is March 1 each year.
Every EMM worker's primary focus is to make disciples of Jesus. A refugee ministry worker is needed at Habecker Mennonite Church of Lancaster as it supports Karen refugees from Burma (Myanmar). Serve by meeting practical, social, and spiritual needs in a warm, welcoming environment.
Served with EMM on a YES team to France in 1998, as a STAT co-leader to France in 2000, as a YES team leader to Lithuania in 2001, and as assistant director of the Harrisburg Discipleship Center from 2003–2004. Currently works as Director of Academic Support at Lancaster Mennonite School and attends Forest Hills Mennonite Church (Atlantic Coast Conference) in Leola, Pa.
“At a time when it’s easy to find much trouble in our world, I am humbled to serve this organization, which has been steadfast in shining Christ’s light of hope to many people both locally and globally.”
Served on a YES team in 2001 to Kazakhstan and led a YES team to Cambodia in 2005. She attends Connect Church (LMC) in Lancaster City, and served on the leadership team there from 2011–2014. She joined the Board in February 2018, and is excited to learn more about how God is moving in the world.
“I believe missions is about living each day with purpose and attention to what God is doing right where I am. I want to help equip other people to also live out their God-given mission wherever they are.”
An EMM alum proves that in today’s globalized world, cross-cultural missions can happen right in your hometown.
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, February 10, 2018.
In December, a graduation ceremony for ninety Tanzanian youth marked a new beginning for an 82-year-old theological college.
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, February 3, 2018.
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!
What happened when the Holy Spirit nudged one Lancaster County church to “give Christmas away”? Their Christmas celebration opened up to include 525 people from 49 countries!
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 27, 2018.
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.