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ARE YOU READY TO GIVE?

October 18, 2018

For the last three years, Emmaus Ministries has used Giving Tuesday, a global giving day, to raise funds for new international communities in Nigeria, Belize, and Bolivia, among other countries, where they are eager to start and sustain Emmaus in their part of the world. Donations will go to ... more
HARARE, Zimbabwe—The first ever Emmaus Ministries Leadership Development Event for the African continent was held from September 20 to 23, 2018. The event, which was hosted by the Zimbabwe Emmaus Ministries National Board, took place on the grounds of the Cranborne UMC in Harare where the Rev. Allan Gurupira, ... more
The second regional Leadership Development Event (LDE) for Asian Emmaus and Chrysalis communities will be held at the Methodist Retreat Centre in Lantau Island, Hong Kong, October 25–29, 2018. The event, which results from a partnership between the various communities and The Upper Room, will bring together 76 participants, ... more
The Emmaus Community of Puerto Rico had its first push for the formation of Reunion Groups with 60 ecumenical leaders from around the island on Saturday, April 7. The successful one-day event, which utilized a train-the-trainer model, consisted of lectures and practical exercises to promote a greater understanding of the ... more
We are excited to share the newest resource for communities, the Emmaus Ministries Community Manual. This resource takes the place of both The Upper Room Handbook on Emmaus and The Upper Room Handbook on Chrysalis. It explains the ins and outs, and the whys and hows of all four Upper ... more

2018 Covenant Package

December 19, 2017

As we look forward to 2018 we ask all the community boards that are part of the Emmaus family of ministries to read and sign our annual Covenant Letter.  This Covenant represents an active relationship between The Upper Room and each community.  

All Community leaders have been sent a ... more
Face to Face—an experience in the Emmaus tradition for persons who are 60 or older—is spreading throughout the world and over 100 Walk to Emmaus Communities have received the training for this exciting ministry, including South Africa and Australia.

Here are some highlights from the most recent Face to ... more
Interest for the new Emmaus Ministries Community Support Structure continues to grow. By the end of August the International Office will have a first list of persons selected to serve in the various capacities.

Meanwhile, in order to facilitate the recruitment of a community trainer for each Emmaus Ministries community ... more
Following several years of preparatory work, opening walks were held in Cochabamba Bolivia between July 5th and 13th, 2017. Rev. Victor Perez, the Regional Leader for the Caribbean and Latin America stated, "we had 22 men and 24 women from Bolivia, Peru and Argentina, experiencing the wonderful message of God's ... more
The build-up to the new Community Support Structure continues as applications to serve are rolling-in from across the country. In order to ensure that all Emmaus Ministries communities in the U.S. are represented on this new and dynamic team, the application deadline is extended to July 31st, 2017.

We are particularly ... more