Our Vision & Mission
Our vision is diverse communities’ connection across boundaries by knowing and valuing their own and each others’ stories of life, faith, cultures, and histories.
We understand ourselves to be conservers of the historical and ongoing stories of diverse Anabaptists with connections to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
We understand ourselves to be learners, actively pursuing new information and mutually beneficial relationships across boundaries.
We understand ourselves to be communicators, interpreting Lancaster Anabaptist-connected stories for interested audiences.
Our mission is to hold, honor, and share items and stories featuring the lived experiences and faith values of Lancaster Mennonites and interrelated communities.
We recognize and value cultural diversity within Lancaster Mennonite-connected communities.
We recognize and value important relationships with interrelated communities, especially, but not limited to, those with Native American partners and African American partners.
We encourage exploration of diverse, Mennonite-related historical backgrounds, cultures, stories
We keep and care for documents and artifacts
We proactively make our collections and educational experiences broadly available
We nurture personal and organizational health, living with integrity and accountability
We seek to be connected and to connect others
As communities we seek to follow Christ in daily life
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