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Winter 2020

Strategic Pathways Guide EMS Toward 2022

Strategic plans generally go one of two ways: Onto a shelf where they collect dust, or into the life blood of a living, breathing organization’s story. My vision for our new Strategic Pathways to 2022 is the latter. Our Board of Directors – under the leadership of chair Jeff Shank ’91 – adopted the document…

The EMS Strategic Pathways

Each “pathway” has one to five goals with multiple strategies for momentum. Following are examples of implementations toward varied goals. (The full plan is available at: https://www.easternmennonite.org/strategic-plan 1. TO STRENGTHEN SCHOOL CULTURE All faculty and staff were divided into one of three “Innovation Hubs” last year for out-of-the-box thinking: Faith Formation, School Culture and Scheduling.…

After 15 Years, EMES is Home

Ribbon cutting, prayer and building tours on Jan. 28, 2020, marked the completion of a building renovation that gives Eastern Mennonite Elementary School a permanent home. The celebration came a little over 15 years after it first opened in the basement of Lindale Mennonite Church in the fall of 2005. Maria Archer, K-8 principal has…

Advancement Team Update

The Advancement team does all the things that, well, “advance” the mission of the school! Students, faculty, and staff brought in 739 gifts totaling $150,025 for Christmas Fund Drive this year. Thank you for responding when students reached out by mail, phone and in personal contacts! EMS will join Harrisonburg’s Great Community Give, April 22,…

EMS Faith Practices

An EMS Faith Formation Hub developed this content to post throughout the school as a reminder of our foundation. Our students are encouraged to grow in relationship with Jesus and to follow Jesus daily in life through attitudes and practice. Our students grow in understanding the process of Biblical discernment by asking questions, practicing spiritual…

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