The Ties that Bind

We celebrate the love of learning and joy of Christmas during the 2014 Advent season.

Community Christmas Chapel Service

Reflect with us on the meaning of Jesus’ birth during a community Christmas chapel service, open to the public, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building on Monday, Dec. 8 at 4:30 p.m.

Other Holiday Events

  • “Embodying Christ”: A Service of Preparation for Advent, Martin Chapel, 11 a.m. Nov. 20
  • Woodwind Ensemble Christmas Concert, Lehman Auditorium, 7 p.m. Dec. 2
  • Lang-Lit Christmas Department Party, Common Grounds, 4 p.m. Dec. 5
  • Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir Celtic Christmas Concert, Lehman Auditorium, 4 p.m. Dec. 7
  • Last Day of EMU Classes and Exams, Dec. 8
  • Shekinah and Cantore Christmas Coffeehouse, Park View Mennonite Church, 7 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13
  • EMU Offices Close for Christmas Break, Dec. 24

See Past Advent Messages from EMU

The 2014 online greeting will be available on this page by Dec. 10, 2014. EMU’s online Advent greeting for 2013 featured music of alumni and friends who are part of The Walking Roots Band, a Harrisonburg-based folk/bluegrass band. Past years’ Advent greetings have featured other EMU-related musicians.

Give the Gift of Peace

We invite you to support peace studies at EMU this season. In 2013-14, EMU awarded close to $11 million in institutional aid to students needing financial assistance. Help us nurture and develop nurture future leaders as they prepare to be a peaceful presence among God’s people in all parts of the world.

Support peace studies at EMU   Purchase a Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir recording