Most recent stories from EMM

For Miriam Eberly, a former Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker in Belize, her scholarship fund for Belizean secondary students is a way to invest in the future of the country that captured her heart over 50 years ago.

A radical movement

A small village in West Africa is experiencing a transforming movement reminiscent of the early Anabaptist church.

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, April 7, 2018.

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.

The courage to hope

When the community surrounding a South Sudanese girls’ school is torn apart, the students demonstrate compassion and courage beyond their years.

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 31, 2018.

LANCASTER, Pa. — For Miriam Eberly, a former Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) worker in Belize, her scholarship fund for Belizean secondary students is a way to invest in the future of the country that captured her heart over 50 years ago.

Diary of a trekker

As EMM gets ready for the second annual Peru Trek for PROMESA, one of last year’s trekkers shares what it was like to hike in the Andes Mountains for a cause.

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 24, 2018.

Muslims promoting peace

An EMM worker traveled to the U.S. capital to witness a Muslim interfaith peace initiative.

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 10, 2018.

Growing girls

The teenage daughter of EMM workers in Guatemala spends a month assisting with a program that helps empower her K’ekchi’ peers as farmers and young women.

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 24, 2018.

X-ray excitement

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.

March 7, 2018

Why I hiked the Andes for a cause

Written by Melissa Stehman

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.

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