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Spring Mission-Service Day Set For Feb. 11

In the past, it was billed as “Mission Service Days,” a semi-annual event aimed at connecting students and area residents with position openings in church-related agencies. This semester, EMU is holding activities on one day – Wednesday, Feb. 11 – and moving from the Campus Center to the spacious hallway on second floor of the University Commons. ...More

EMU Holds Fall ‘Missions and Service Days’

Eastern Mennonite University will hold its fall "Mission and Service Days" Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 10-11. Representatives of church-related organizations will have displays in the Campus Center Greeting Hall and will be available to talk with students and area residents about possible service openings with their organizations. Participating agencies will include: ...More

Troupe to Stage Latino Nativity Play

Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group at Eastern Mennonite University, will present a Christmas play, "Erase Una Vez, Maria y Jose," at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 10, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons at EMU. The cast includes Harrisonburg High School students, EMU and JMU students and bilingual community members. The director is ...More

Bilingual Theater Troupe to Perform on Campus

Theatro Chirmol group Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual youth theater program at EMU, will present its spring production, "I.D.," 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 13-14, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

Area Group Brings La Pastorela to Campus Again

photograph courtesy of NuevasRaices Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group central to Eastern Mennonite University, recently presented once again the Christmas play "the Pastorela," with a cast including area high school s ...More

Latino Theater Group to Give Nativity Play

Teatro Chirmol, a bilingual theater group at Eastern Mennonite University, will present a Christmas play, "La Pastorela," at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 10-11, in the mainstage theater of the University Commons. ...More

Exploring Service Options

Representatives from more than 40 organizations in the Harrisonburg- Rockingham County, Va., area were on hand for a "Sign-Up Fair" held Sept. 22 in the University Commons at Eastern Mennonite University. Around 300 first-year and upperclass students learned about opportunities to get involved with agencies and organizations representing aging and disabilities services, earl ...More

Students to Hear Community Stories

Everyone has a story to tell, and Eastern Mennonite University students will have the opportunity to hear stories from many longtime Harrisonburg residents, immigrants, community activists, leaders and pastors. Some 230 first-year and about 35 transfer students will spend Saturday afternoon, Aug. 27, learning about some of the 47 languages and cultures represented locally. &q ...More

EMU to Stage Bilingual Musical

Teatro Chirmol, a Latino theater workshop at Eastern Mennonite University, will present "Bajo un Mismo Techo II" ("Under the Same Roof II"), 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 9-10, in EMU ...More

EMU Students to Swarm the ‘Burg

Look out, Harrisonburg, the college students are coming. EMU wants to introduce its newest group of first-year students to the community by some direct i ...More