Bible and religion at EMU
EMU Bible and religion graduates are working all over the globe in churches, service organizations and schools, making a difference with Anabaptist and Mennonite core values of faith, non-violence and service.
Worship and the study of faith are central parts of campus life. EMU hosts an active campus ministries team, which helps sponsor campus chapels and student groups. Bible and religion majors also have nearby resources such as a seminary on campus and the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, a world renowned graduate program, that help make our program unique.
Opportunities to lead and learn
Opportunities to develop your skills in real-world settings are plentiful on campus. Take on a leadership role on your residence hall, or become a pastoral or ministry assistant and lead chapel services.
Join student-led Celebration, a music worship gathering held every Sunday evening during the semester.
The in-the-field Ministry Inquiry Program encourages students to explore pastoral ministry and test their gifts and sense of call first-hand. Participants work under the supervision of a pastor and are involved in many aspects of a minister’s life and work.
Bible and Religion news
- October 21st, 2013
Aaron M. Kauffman of Harrisonburg, Va., was chosen by Virginia Mennonite Missions’ (VMM) 15-member Board of Directors as their next president at the October 18-19 meeting. Kauffman has extensive local and international mission experience serving most recently as VMM global ministries director and advancement associate since 2011. A seven-member search committee of Virginia Mennonite Conference ...More
- October 4th, 2013
In front of a packed audience at the Common Grounds coffeehouse, an Israeli philosopher and a Mennonite theologian sat down to debate the ethics of pacifism and violence, approaching the issue from an unconventional angle: Is it unethical not to use violence as a last resort to resist evil? Moshe Shner, a professor of Jewish ...More