Micah Brickner

Micah Brickner

Over 20 years ago, a rural Sierra Leone hospital lost its only X-ray machine to the violence of a civil war and was never able to obtain another. A husband-and-wife team of EMM workers wanted that to change.

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 3, 2018.

Approaches to Islam: theological and practical is a video course taught by David W. Shenk, doctor of religious studies education and anthropology, produced by Trinity Video Seminary.

This annual report is an overview of EMM’s work in 2017. It provides glimpses of the major events that happened in each of the 11 regions where EMM workers are serving, introduces you to the people working in each region, and shows how EMM funds were allocated throughout the year. For a more in-depth look at EMM’s vision for each region of the world and the work taking place there, visit emm.org/regions. Stay updated on EMM’s work through news releases, feature stories, podcasts, photo galleries, and more at emm.org/stories. Thank you for taking the time to engage with EMM’s mission!

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. Preferred deadline for short-term applications is March 1 each year.

Lyn Carlson

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.”

Laurie Gingrich

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.

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