ArgentinaArgentina<p>Mennonite Mission Network ministry in Argentina began with the arrival of the first Mennonite missionaries in Latin America in 1917. The centennial of their arrival was celebrated in September 2017, and then in September 2019 the<em> Iglesia Evangélica Menonita Argentina</em> (IEMA - Argentina Mennonite Church) also celebrated the centennial of the first baptisms, marking the beginning of the church. Currently Mission Network partners with the IEMA in leadership development, camp ministries and church-planting mission programs. Long-term work with the indigenous evangelical churches in the Chaco is also supported by the IEMA through the sending of mission workers from the <em>Iglesia Menonita Bragado</em>.</p><p>Mission Network has been involved in global mission partnerships with IEMA regional church-planting mission programs since 1998. At present one partnership involving MC USA congregations continues: <em>Visión Evangelística y Misionera de la Región Central</em> (Evangelistic Missionary Vision of the Central Region –VEMCE, formerly known as VEMZO), together with a cluster of congregations from Atlantic Coast Conference in Pennsylvania. Mission Network also continues to relate with the <em>Proyecto Misionero Patagónico</em> (PMP) and <em>Programa Misionero al Norte de Argentina</em> (PROMINOA) as mission programs of the IEMA. Many of the church-planting missionaries sent by Argentine mission programs in earlier years are now pastoring the churches they planted. Congregations also strive to meet needs within their communities, including education and ministries with children and youth.</p><p>Mennonite mission work with indigenous people in Argentina's northern Chaco region began in 1943. Mennonite ministries encourage the indigenous churches in their development of leaders and in their unique style of worship and organization, as well as supporting Bible translation and leadership development work. The <em>Sociedad Bíblica Argentina</em>  has been a partner in multiple projects for Bible translation in indigenous languages.</p><p>In 2004, Bragado Mennonite Church sent Alfonsina and José Luis Oyanguren to the Chaco where they serve as International Partnership Associates with Mission Network. The <em>Iglesia Menonita Bragado</em> together with the Central zone of IEMA and two Ohio congregations support Alfonsina and José Oyanguren in their Mennonite Team ministry in the Argentine Chaco.<br></p><p><br></p>

 

 

José Oyanguren and Maria Alfonsina Fingerhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/workers/Latin America/Argentina/José Oyanguren and Maria Alfonsina FingerJosé Oyanguren and Maria Alfonsina FingerGP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

 

 

Sociedad Biblica Argentinahttps://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Sociedad Biblica ArgentinaSociedad Biblica ArgentinaGP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Programa Misionero al Norte de Argentina (PROMINOA)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Programa Misionero al Norte de Argentina (PROMINOA)Programa Misionero al Norte de Argentina (PROMINOA)GP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Equipo Menonita del Chaco Argentinohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Equipo Menonita del Chaco ArgentinoEquipo Menonita del Chaco ArgentinoGP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
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Visión Evangelística y Misionera de la Región Central (VEMCE)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Visión Evangelística y Misionera de la Región Central (VEMCE)Visión Evangelística y Misionera de la Región Central (VEMCE)GP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Proyecto Misionero Patagónico (PMP)https://www.mennonitemission.net/partners/Proyecto Misionero Patagónico (PMP)Proyecto Misionero Patagónico (PMP)GP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

 

 

 

 

Mission Internhttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/international ministries/Argentina/10/Mission InternMission InternGP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf
Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership Developmenthttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/placements/international ministries/Argentina/10/Teachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentTeachers of Bible, Theology, and Leadership DevelopmentGP0|#71c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807;L0|#071c98d5a-7167-4806-950b-d9aa6dd5d807|Argentina;GTSet|#f1c3ac69-6cd4-4109-8ba8-137477ba8a7d;GPP|#e2a61412-b024-41d7-adeb-1c4e0b790c03;GPP|#62ebb633-b401-4243-a537-1a85230e4ebf

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