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WILLOW STREET, Pa. — It’s all about the international food — at least according to Luke Charles, 35, of Millersville, Pa., who has not missed Eastern Mennonite Missions’ (EMM’s) Global Fair for 19 of the event’s 23 years.

Published in Worker stories
July 12, 2018

Partners in peace

EMM’s Christian-Muslim Relations Team nurtures a worldwide network of Jesus followers who are pursuing peace and equipping other peacemakers.

Focus is a weekly three-minute radio program which airs on WDAC (94.5 fm) on Saturdays at 8:55 p.m. This program aired on Saturday, July 7, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts

WILLOW STREET, Pa. — The sight of alpacas, the sound of bongo drums, and the scent of curry: on July 7 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern Mennonite Missions’ (EMM’s) Global Fair will once again bring international flavor and culture to the Hans Herr House in Willow Street, Pa.

Published in News stories
May 18, 2018

A Garifuna vision

The Garifuna Mennonite Church prepares to take the gospel to Garifuna communities around the world.

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, May 12, 2018.

Published in Focus podcasts

NEW YORK CITY — “As a group, we are looking to the future. Our desire is to mobilize leaders to new areas in Honduras to plant new communities of Anabaptist faith, and to cross borders and continents.” That’s how Omar Guzman, the founder of Mennonite Garifuna Mission, described the Garifuna Mennonite Church’s mission vision in a nutshell. And the church is well on its way to fulfilling those missional dreams.

Published in News stories

MORGANTOWN, Pa. — Excitement, danger, and transformation through the gospel: the stories of missionaries throughout the past century still hold inspiration for people today. In the new book “Surviving, Thriving, and Multiplying: Three Decades of Growth in the Honduras Mennonite Church,” former missionaries tell the story of the Mennonite movement in Honduras, which started through the ministries of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) pioneers.

Published in Your story (alumni)

LANCASTER, Pa. — Sara Jane (Weaver) Wenger — faithful servant of God, pioneer Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker, and beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother — died at the age of 95 on March 23, 2018, peacefully at her home in Lancaster, Pa.

Published in News stories

A member of EMM’s Christian-Muslim Relations Team (CMRT) was invited to the issuing of a new declaration calling religious leaders from all faiths to work together to promote peace, seek reconciliation and healing, and advocate for justice and equality.

Published in Worker stories
February 12, 2018

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.

Published in Focus podcasts
January 26, 2018

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.

Published in Focus podcasts
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