Akiko Aratani and Ray Epp and their four sons, Kazutomo, Ken, Toshiharu, and Yohei, serve in Naganuam, Japan. Also pictured: daughter-in-law Mia; and granddaughter Ayame.

The power of love

Monday, May 2, 2022

​Mission workers Akiko Aratani and Raymond Epp shares their thoughts on the phrase "To serve with love." 

Akiko and Ray serve as directors of Menno Village, an organic farm near Sapporo, Japan, where they also hold seminars and training in sustainable agriculture and creation care. They participate in the Japan Mennonite Christian Church Conference (Hokkaido).






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