October Partners Update

Lavern's birthday celebration

Gateway to English hosts its first Small Talk event for the school year, and Jaden writes about teaching group classes in the update for October.

September Partners Update

GTE student interaction

Students returned to school, Gateway To English began lessons with about 80 students, and Hadassah describes her new teaching experience in the update for October.

July Partners Update

singing songs during day camp

The Agape youth and American team members worked with the Baptist church in Minsk to organize “day camp,” essentially vacation Bible school, for area children. Read the update for July.

Spring 2018 Newsletter

Matt and Deborah Gingerich introduce themselves and tell how they are connecting to Poland and working with their fellow teachers at Gateway to English. Also, Lavern reflects on his family’s time in the U.S. on a home assignment to recharge emotionally and spiritually.

May Partners Update

Shannon updates us on their family’s adoption of Jahna, and students enjoy Small Talk activities with our GTE staff.

April Partners Update

Shannon and Joella Lehman family

Shannon updates us on their family’s adoption of Jahna, and students enjoy Small Talk activities with our GTE staff.

March Partners Update

Agape congregation at an early Easter service

The Agape congregation gathers for an early Easter service and we host multiple visitors from the States and Europe.

February Partners Update

In February Melvin and Shannon Lehman visit Poland, we report on biweekly youth meetings, and the sunny weather helps us hope for spring.

January Partners Update

Matt and Deborah with the volunteers in Portugal

Lavern and Lolita return to Poland, we enjoy a winter break, and Sharon Spicher returns to the States to be with her family after the passing of her father.

December Partners Update

singing carols before Christmas

We hold our traditional Christmas carol evening, enjoy Christmas Eve with Piotr and Jola and family, and visit Prague over the Christmas holiday.