Puerto Ricohttps://www.mennonitemission.net/Serve/units/mennonite voluntary service/Puerto RicoPuerto Rico<p>​<strong>Join a community.</strong> Aibonito, a town of about 27,000 people, is nestled high in the beautiful mountains of central Puerto Rico. The town is about one and a half hours by car from the capital city of San Juan. Aibonito is known for its annual flower festival, which draws tourists from across the globe.  <br></p><p><strong>Join a congregation.</strong> The MVS unit in Puerto Rico is supported by the <em>Convención de las Iglesias Evangélicas Menonitas de Puerto Rico</em> (Puerto Rico Mennonite Conference). The conference is made up of 12 different churches with two located in Aibonito: Menonita de Aibonito and Menonita de Betania. Menonita de Betania shares a campus with Academia Menonita Betania, while Menonita de Aibonito is in the town of Aibonito. The Puerto Rico Mennonite Conference has a strong history of supporting health and education initiatives. Many church members work, volunteer, or sit on the boards of the Mennonite Hospital System and the two Mennonite private schools on the island.  <br></p><p><strong>Join a cause.</strong> The MVS unit in Aibonito serves with Academia Menonita Betania in various capacities. Academia Menonita Betania is a private, Christian, bilingual school serving around 160 students from kindergarten through ninth grade. The school, founded in 1947, believes students should integrate faith and education in all aspects of their life so they can positively contribute to society. Academia Menonita Betania is a member of Mennonite Education Agency (MEA). </p>

 

 

 

 

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