Melissa Stehman of Manheim, Pa., was a trekker on EMM's 2017 Peru Trek for PROMESA. Along with nine other hikers, Melissa trekked 61 miles over five days, sometimes climbing higher than 16,000 feet above sea level. The purpose? Raising funds to build a new school for Peruvian Mennonite K-12 students! Here are Melissa's memories from the trip.
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.
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!
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.
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.