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April 9, 2020

April 9 greetings from President Gerry Keener

Written by Gerry Keener

President Gerry Keener takes a few moments to share about where EMM finds itself in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak. Thank you so much for your continuing encouragement. May God be with you and provide for you during this time.

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A new kind of mission in Alabama

This summer, EMM Kingdom Teams will venture into a new region in Phenix City, Alabama. However, Alabama is not new to EMM — we began work there in the 1940s when we began sending evangelists. 

 

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 4, 2020.

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SALUNGA, Pa. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact many people in nearly every country around the world. Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) workers, serving in 30 different countries, have each experienced this outbreak in different ways. In the midst of the unknown realities that lie ahead, EMM workers live courageously in the hope of Christ.

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New Mennonite churches in West Africa

Part of the Mennonite Church West Africa’s annual conference included a commissioning service for two men who are going out as missionaries. Less than one year after credentialing its first pastors, the church has discerned a call to start several new congregations. 

 

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, 2020.

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Letter from President Gerry Keener

Over the past fews weeks, I expect all of us have been following the developments of the COVID-19 outbreak 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, March 21, 2020.

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Reflections from an evening walk

After a full day of engaging in her role as a teacher, Shirah Burns often likes to take a walk on the track of a nearby school. On this one particular night, there were a lot of people on the track. It was a beautiful night to exercise and as Shirah looked around she began to observe the people near her.

 

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 14, 2020.

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March 19, 2020

Letter from President Gerry Keener

Written by Gerry Keener

We are living in the midst of an uncertain time. Likely, you have been following the developments of the COVID-19 outbreak around the world. EMM staff and I have been closely monitoring the situation and praying for all who are being affected by the disease. Our Leadership Team has also taken a number of steps to ensure the well-being of our global workers and domestic staff.

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March 13, 2020

A new kind of mission in the familiar state of Alabama

Written by Micah Brickner

PHENIX CITY, Ala. — This summer, Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) Kingdom Teams will venture into a new region in Phenix City, Ala. However, Alabama is not new to EMM, having operated ministries in this state since the 1940s when it began sending evangelists. 

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March 13, 2020

Support for global workers during COVID-19 outbreak

Written by Micah Brickner

SALUNGA, Pa. — Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM) is monitoring the coronavirus epidemic and actively praying for all being impacted. 

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SALUNGA, Pa. “Donald Jacobs was a visionary leader. To fit into a culture, one must have love. Don had love in his heart,” said Bishop Nelson Kisare.

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