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Amish “bonnet rippers” examined in alumna’s book, published by Johns Hopkins University Press

Amish “bonnet rippers” have become massively popular in the past decade, Valerie Weaver-Zercher told an audience of fellow-alumni and faculty during Homecoming 2013 at Eastern Mennonite University, Oct. 11-13. A new Amish romance is published about every four days, with at least 86 released in 2012, said Weaver-Zercher at a Saturday ...More

Sara Wenger Shenk named president of Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary

Geo Dr. Sara Wenger Shenk Sara Wenger Shenk, associate dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) in Harrisonburg, Va., has been named president of Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary (AMBS) ...More

Seminary Graduates Large Class

There was an empty chair on the Lehman Auditorium stage at the 57th annual commencement of Eastern Mennonite Seminary on Saturday afternoon, Apr. 29. The vacant chair was in ...More

Stutzman to Recount Learnings from Family Research

Ervin R. Stutzman, dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary in Harrisonburg, Va., will speak on his quest to know hi ...More

Seminary Announces Commencement Schedule

Cheryl J. Sanders Photo by Jim Bishop Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 57th annual commencement 3 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 29, in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. Dr. Ch ...More

Seminary Recognizes Veteran Pastors

Cited for 50 years of church ministry were (l. to r.): Dorothy and Eldon King, Peggy and Michael Shenk, and Sarah and Lloyd Weaver and Viola and William Weaver. Photo by Jim Bishop Four veteran pasto ...More

‘Soul Space’ Offers Guidance Online

Wendy J. Miller, associate professor of spiritual formation at EMS, is the guiding force behind ‘S o u l s p a c e,’ a new section of the EMU web site that provides guidance to those seeking care for the soul. Read more… ...More

Leadership School to Have ‘Wholeness’ Focus

Duane Beck "Come, all you who are burdened and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest." For busy and often harried church leaders, that scriptural promise should put music in their ears and a spring in their step, but reality may prove something else ...More

Seminary Sets Annual Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 56th annual commencement 3 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30, in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. J. Nelson Kraybill, president of Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, Ind., will give the commencement address during the ceremonies. EMS dean Ervin R. Stutzman will preside and confer degrees or certificates on the ...More

EMU Leads Class at Caribbean Bible School

Seminary dean Ervin Stutzman and EMU Spanish professor Moira Rogers have a debriefing session following their time at the seminary in the Dominican Republic.Photo by Jim Bishop ...More