COVID-19 has forced many people to embrace new forms of resilience, often spurring creativity. Two Lancaster, Pa., leaders serving the refugee and immigrant communities have been doing just that: Patience Buckwalter, executive director of the Grape Leaf Empowerment Center, and Krista Martin, Eastern Mennonite Missions Kingdom Team director.
Eastern Mennonite Missions
Donald R. Jacobs, a missionary educator for 20 years in East Africa, where he was the last American Mennonite bishop in Tanzania and founded a Mennonite theological college, died Feb. 11 in Leola, Pa. He was 91.