Almost a century ago, Mennonite missionaries T.K. Hershey and J.W. Shank undertook a dangerous 27-day sea journey during World War I with their families, facing the threat of submarines and floating mines from New York to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
What a difference a quarter of a century makes.
In July, the 25th annual meeting . . .
According to Myron Weaver, the pastor at that time, each family was given $10 to multiply if they could. The $13,000 yield was collected at a harvest offering a few months later.
A large portion went to fund went to . . .
To date, they have assisted about 140 families, helping them with food, clothing, legal assistance and travel fare to legal and medical appointments.
Omar Guzman, pastor of the Mennonite . . .