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EMU to Hold Mission/Service Days

Posted on February 2nd, 2006

Eastern Mennonite University is holding its spring mission and service days Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13-14, on the theme, “Share the Love.”

Representatives of 13 church-related service organizations will have displays set up in the Campus Center Greeting Hall and are available to talk with students and area residents about openings with their agencies.

Programs represented will include Mennonite Central Committee, Akron, Pa.; Mennonite Board of Missions, Elkhart, Ind; Eastern Mennonite Missions, Salunga, Pa.; Presbyterian Church USA; Mennonite Disaster Service; Lutheran Volunteer Corps; Serving With Appalachian People and Virginia Mennonite Board of Missions.

A group of EMU professors and students who have been in mission/service assignments will hold a panel discussion 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 13, in the Campus Center Greeting Hall. A Peace Corp information session will be held 5 p.m. that day, also in the Campus Center.

Walter Caballos, a pastor and trauma healing specialist representing Justpaz, a justice and peace ministry of the Mennonite Church in Columbia, Central America, will speak at 8 p.m. Feb. 14 in the Common Grounds coffeehouse in the University Commons.

The event is coordinated by EMU

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