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February 19, 2018

2017 annual report

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!

Learning to say “Welcome”

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.

After going without regular X-ray technology for over 20 years, staff at a rural Sierra Leone hospital celebrated the opening of a new X-ray department on January 24, 2018.

Ninety future leaders

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.

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!

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe

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.

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.

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.

Grown by the Holy Spirit

When a Marxist coup overthrew the Ethiopian government, the growing Mennonite Church in Ethiopia was persecuted and forced underground. No one anticipated what was discovered when it came out of hiding.

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 6, 2018.

“You never gave up on us”

On a trip to Nigeria, an EMM and Wycliffe Bible Translators worker realizes the powerful impact a translated Bible can make.

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, December 30, 2017.

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