LANCASTER, Pa. — Eastern Mennonite Missions worker Sean FitzGerald finds himself deeply and positively impacted by his recent service among and his ongoing relationships with Karen refugees from Burma living in Lancaster, Pa.

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May 1, 2015

Obedience

PULSE
From the president's heart (click here to read)

Repairs that take "forever"
A worker's reflection to the question "Where is God in all of this?".

Hanging on each word (click here to read)
What does one talk about when Muslim friends come for dinner on Good Friday?

Transplanting roots (click here to read)
A worker's reflections on returning to the United States after serving on a long-term assignment.

PERSPECTIVE
5 ways to be hospitable to immigrants and refugees (click here to view)

PORTFOLIO
Beautiful faces and places: a window into Central Asia (click here to view photos)

You don't need a passport and a visa to be "a light to the nations" (Isaiah 49:6)

What people groups have come to your county? How will you welcome them? Share Jesus with them?

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podcastWhat if we all responded to Jesus’ invitation to follow Him and fish for people? What if everyone were moving in mission? What might we do or where might we go?

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 28, 2015.

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SALUNGA, Pa. – Angie Breneman began serving as Discipleship Trainer at Eastern Mennonite Missions on March 2, 2015. Breneman will work at equipping congregations in discipleship and mission, with a special focus on youth and young adults. She will also coordinate pre-field orientation, training, and post-field de-briefing for short-term workers.

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"For everything there is a season, a time for every activity under heaven." -- Ecclesiastes 3:1

I am not the same person I was when, as a nineteen-year-old, I went into YES. I remember the hot summer training in Baltimore, language study in Antigua, and outreach in Guatemala City.

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NEW YORK CITY, New York – The Mennonite Garifuna churches of New York City have been working to assist numerous Garifuna immigrants who have arrived in New York since June 2014. To date they have assisted approximately 140 families, helping them with food, clothing, legal assistance, and travel fare to legal and medical appointments.

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"A wise person changes his/her mind, but a fool never does.” This is one of many sayings that I recall from my parents. It continues to guide me and helps me better understand life. Not all mind changes indicate wisdom, but neither is wisdom indicated by refusing to be open to the Spirit, conversations with others, or personal observation. 

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March 2, 2015

On our radar

EMM sent its first U.S.-based YES team in 10 years in 2014. The team, made up of four young adults between the ages of 18 and 21, is partnering in mission with Wilkens Avenue Mennonite Church in inner city Baltimore.

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