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University Chapel Ushers in Christmas Season

Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) will usher in the Christmas season on Monday, Dec. 10, at 4:30 p.m., in Lehman Auditorium with a university chapel on the theme, “Love still takes the risk of birth.” “We offer this chapel as a gift to the greater EMU community and neighborhood, celebrating the fait ...More


Faith, Hope and Love the Focus of Spiritual Life Week

Faith. Hope. Love. Those three words will be the center of discussion for Ted Swartz ’89, MACL ’92 of Ted & Company, during Spiritual Life Week at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Oct. 30-Nov. 2. “Ted combines a love of the Bible with outrageous humor and fresh perspective,” says ...More


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


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


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

Prayer Labyrinth Dedicated at EMU

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Noted Musician/Storyteller to Lead Spiritual Life Sessions

John Bell Eastern Mennonite University will hold a spiritual life week emphasis Monday through Friday, Jan. 9-13, on the theme, “Engaging Jesus.” Jo ...More

Iraq Hostage Has EMU Connection

Participants reflect and pray on the EMU Campus Center plaza for the four Christian Peacemaker Team members being held hostage in Iraq. Photo by Jim Bishop ...More

EMS Labyrinth: A Prayerful Walking Space in Preparation

Brian Martin Burkholder and Wendy J. Miller display the design for the labyrinth being constructed on a EMU hillside site. Photo by Jim Bishop On the hillside a short walk up from Eastern ...More