November Partners Update

November Happenings Thanksgiving Small Talk The day after Thanksgiving, we hosted our traditional Thanksgiving-themed Small Talk event for our students. Instead of focusing on the history of this American holiday, we wanted to emphasize gratitude. Each…

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Shannon Lehman explains their family’s unexpected return to the States to care for a foster daughter, and Piotr Lawrynowicz provides his perspective on the challenges the Agape congregation has faced in the last six months.

October Partners Update

Phil & Linda Beiler and family visit the Agape congregation, and Matt & Deborah complete intensive language classes. Read what happened at AIM in October.

September Partners Update

Matt and Deborah Gingerich arrived in Mińsk, Shannon Lehman returns to help with the transition, and we reflect on some challenges facing the mission.

August Partners Update

Matt & Deborah Gingerich commit to a year in Poland, the Lehmans update us on their return, and our volunteer teachers begin Gateway to English classes.

July Partners Update

Peter translating during a service

July Happenings Important News Because of recent changes in the status of a foster child who was part of Shannon and JoElla’s family for a few years, Shannon and JoElla and their children will be moving…

June Partners Update

June Happenings A Month of Changes June was a month we were all looking forward to and dreading at the same time! The early part of the month was filled with visitors from the States. Matt…

May Partners Update

GTE volunteers provided child care during the conference

May Happenings Church Conference Phil Beiler and his wife Linda returned for the second consecutive year to be our guest speaker. It was very nice because he is well received by the Polish people and it…

Spring 2017 Newsletter

AIM Newsletter Spring 2017 cover image

GTE Director Shannon Lehman writes about using resources for maximum impact, and Lavern Hershberger describes the challenges of living in a largely homogeneous Roman Catholic society in Poland in the AIM Spring 2017 newsletter.

April Partners Update

Daniel's family with Wendy and Lyndon

We see a moose, Shannon teaches at a new language school, and we introduce you to Daniel and his family. Read about what happened at AIM in Poland in April.