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Spiritual Life Week: Are You Saved?

Are you saved? For what? Shaun Groves, a singer and songwriter, will look to answer those questions and share songs and stories from his interaction with people from around the world during Spiritual Life Week, Feb. 13-17. “Shaun Groves brings an evangelical ...More

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EMU President Calls Students to Build Peace

Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) graduates are “called to peacebuilding, at the personal, family, community and global levels,” university president Loren Swarztzendruber told hundreds packed into the ...More

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Former Air Force Officer to Remember King

A former officer in the U.S. Air Force, Glen Guyton, will anchor Eastern Mennonite University’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. At a Jan. 12, 8:30 p.m., Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Guyton’s topic will be “Contentiously Mennonite: My Journeys in Anabaptism.” At a ...More

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“Ubuntu” Abounds in South Africa Chapel

The sounds of the vuvuzela and dancing and yelling learned in South Africa found their way to university chapel as Eastern Mennonite University students regaled the campus community about their cross-cultural adventure. The group of 26 was led by Harlan de Bru ...More

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Music, Theater Combine in Christmas Chapel

The Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) music and theater departments will ring in the Christmas season with a university chapel centered around “Mary’s Child,” Monday, Dec. 12, at 4:30 p.m., in Lehman Auditorium. “We offer this chapel as a gift to the campus and greater community as an expression of the faithfulness and transforming love of God,” said Brian ...More

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Gambian bishop to speak on working in his Muslim country

S. Tilewa Johnson, PhD, will speak on being a Christian leader in a predominately Muslim country 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 18, in university chapel as part of International Education Week. In addition, Johnson will speak at seminary chapel at 11 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17. Johnson, bishop of the Diocese of The Gambia, is th ...More

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Award Winning Poet to Open Spiritual Life Week

Award winning poet and social activist Brenda Matthews will deliver her message of personal faith during spiritual life week, Oct. 4-7, 2011 on the campus of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Affectionately known as “Mama” Brenda, Matthews has traveled throughout the United States and Africa spreading her message of “kingdom building and world changing.” R ...More

Sex Receives Attention at EMU

Sexuality will be the focus of public lectures at Eastern Mennonite University on Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 20-21. Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen (Ind.) College, will open the series 11 a.m. Tuesday with a Seminary Chapel presentation entitled “Sexuality: God’s Gift.” At 8 p.m. that day, he will focus on “Seeki ...More

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Called to “Community” at EMU

Let’s be less individualistic and work harder at building community, urged the president of Eastern Mennonite University in his 2011-12 kick-off address to the entire campus community on Aug. 31. “To fully engage with ‘the other’ opens the possibility that each of us understands in a new way what it means to be part of the larger community,” said ...More

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Atypical Anabaptist: Alumnus Leonard Dow Brings ‘Mennocostal’ Preaching To EMU

Leonard Dow is making a name for himself. Around Philadelphia and throughout Mennonite Church USA, the 47-year-old is turning heads and people are listening. It’s hard not to. Beads of sweat bubble all over Dow’s forehead as he delivers energetic, poignant sermons. The 47-year-old black preacher isn’t your cookie cutter Mennonite. Some in the “City of Brotherly Lo ...More