Two women, a boy and a man standing together and smiling for the camera
From participant to host, a life changing experience November 3, 2022
A woman stirring dairy to make cheese.
Seeing the value of intercultural connection November 3, 2022
A group of people standing in front of a house and smiling at the camera.
Building community with Shalom November 3, 2022
Collage profile pictures of people smiling for the camera.
First impressions on life in the U.S. November 3, 2022
A hand holding on an autumn leaf.
Slow down and connect with others this season November 3, 2022
Michael Quezada standing in front of students during class session.
Alumni insight: God's plans to prosper June 21, 2022
Placido Messelela and Marisol Santos standing in front of The Mix logo.
Partner insight: Our IVEPer really got in the mix June 21, 2022
IVEP participants and host family taking picture together while standing by flower bush.
Host insight: Our adopted family of IVEPers June 21, 2022
Daniel Otoide sitting by his desk in front of a computer while writing notes.
Participant insight: Learning through service and grief June 21, 2022
Sun shining on wet grasses.
Staff insight: To everything there is a season June 21, 2022
Thien Phuoc Tran Quang, an IVEPer from Vietnam (2017–2018), volunteered at the MCC Material Resources Center in Ephrata, Pa., during IVEP orientation in 2017.
IVEP alumnus insight: I am not alone in this journey April 14, 2022
IVEPer Alex Kachkovskyi from Ukraine (right) visiting residents at Fairmount Homes in Ephrata, Pa.
IVEP partner insight: Seeing God's gifts used in ministry April 14, 2022
IVEPer Monica Raharjo form Indonesia enjoying a Christmas meal with her host family, the Detweilers, at their home in Wakarusa, Indiana. (L to R): Hillary Harder, Micah Detweiler, Kayci Detweiler, Monica Raharjo, Joy Detweiler, Randy Detweiler
IVEP host insight: Time is flying by with our IVEPer April 14, 2022
Stefanny Sierra Mendoza, an IVEPer from Colombia working the register at Nearly New MCC Thrift Shop in Reedley, Calif.
IVEP participant insight: A smile from the heart April 14, 2022
IVEPers at mid-year conference celebrate their home countries by each presenting their national flags and traditional clothing, Goshen, Ind., March 2022
IVEP staff insight: Nothing without perspective April 14, 2022

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