Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network (YAMEN!)

The Young Anabaptist Mennonite Exchange Network (YAMEN!) program is a joint program between Mennonite World Conference and Mennonite Central Committee.  It places emphasis on 

expanding the fellowship between churches in the Anabaptist tradition and developing young leaders around the globe. Participants spend one year in a cross-cultural assignment starting in August and ending the following July. 

Link to YAMEN! page on Mennonite Central Committee website

YAMEN! 2019-2020

Stories about YAMEN:

  • “Every second, God is here, helping me”, 2019 (read here)
  • YAMEN ambassador of peace amid violence, 2018 (read here)
  • How it works: Emergency food distribution, 2018 (read here)
  • A transformative year: YAMEN participants meet God and people, 2017 (read here)
  • Spanish-speaking YAMENers face unique challenges in Latin American placements, 2017 (read here)
  • Healing wounds through art: A YAMEN experience, 2016 (read here)
  • YAMEN service builds faith, 2016 (read here)
  • Church participation enriches cross cultural experience, 2015 (read here)
  • YAMEN! experience feeds passion for helping children, 2014 (read here)
  • Young adults learn to love God and others through cross-cultural service, 2013 (read here)
  • Offering our blessings to the world, 2012 (read here)
  • No longer foolish and small, 2012 (read here)