Harvey & Brenda Thiessen

Last year about this time, I joined my colleagues on a small island in Indonesia. The Area Leaders (senior leadership of the geographic zones in OM) meet 3 times per year to pray and seek the Lord in respect to the way forward for the mission. We prefer to meet in places like this island […]

Kristen Penner

My name is Kristen and I’m from the Bergfeld Mennonite Church in Manitoba. I’ve lived in Slovenia now for four years and am working with Avant ministries to plant a locally led church in Koper. These past few months have brought changes for all of us. I am currently in Canada since I was travelling […]

Taylor & Julia Stutts

Youth With A Mission Fire and Fragrance//The Send Huntington Beach, California On February 23, 2019 I witnessed something I had dreamed of all of my life. I was standing in a football stadium in Orlando, Florida with over 40,000 people and it wasn’t for a football game. It was people worshiping Jesus and hearing messages about the Great Commission. Nine months prior to this, seven ministries came together to collaborate to see if unprecedented unity could bring an unprecedented breakthrough in missions and evangelism. A new organization, “The […]

Wes & Carol Schellenberg (Avant Ministries)

The Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference has had a long-term relationship with Avant Ministries (formerly Gospel Missionary Union). Henry & Hazel Neudorf were the first EMMC/Avant missionaries; sent to Mali Africa in 1952. In 1958 another EMMC/Avant missionary was sent out – Carol’s father, George Wiebe. There are currently 5 EMMC members who are serving with […]

Scott & Patsy Buhler

Encouraging time of waiting and prayer for Scott & Patsy Buhler as Brazil becomes a major epi-center for the COVID virus. Your prayers and encouragement are valued and requested. Keep these missionaries in your heart!

Dave and Cheri Bartsch

My wife Cheri and I have been serving on the Gold Coast of Australia with YWAM for the past 18 years. And what an incredible journey it has been. The Gold Coast is such a significant part of Australia as it’s a port in which the world comes to our doorstep. With over 15,000 visitors […]

The EMMC exists to EQUIP and ENCOURAGE our churches for effective ministry, EMPOWERING them to participate in God’s work in the world. Our international, regional and local ministries will focus on:

INSPIRING and FACILITATING local outreach and global missions.

EQUIPPING and RESOURCING local church ministries.

DEVELOPING and SUPPORTING pastors and leaders in our congregation.


We are the Evangelical Mennonite Mission Conference. We are a diverse family of churches that are both urban and rural, stretching from Alberta to Ontario and into Mexico, Belize and Bolivia and all have a unique ministry we are called to. As disciples of Jesus we desire to reflect the heart and character of God. Disciples of Jesus grow, not for the sake of growth or the sake of increased knowledge, but for the sake of loving God with all we are and loving our neighbor as ourselves. As we grow in our understanding of who we are and the church God has called us to be, we take action to a renewed obedience and response to Jesus’ exhortation to “Make Disciples” in Matthew 28:18-20. This focus will result in God glorified.


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