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A Seminary Advocate for 37 Years, By George

When George R. Brunk III joined the Eastern Mennonite Seminary faculty in 1974, little did he imagine that three short years later he would be named dean. But, in 1977, he was appointed dean of EMS and held that position for 22 years, until 1999 “My title those first two years was acting dean,” said Brunk. “That title was appropriate, since I had no prior experie ...More

Seminary class of 2011

Twenty-four ‘Anointed’ for Ministry

Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) graduates Carl and Becky Van Stavern have spent the last three years juggling seminary and eight churches. Carl had five United Methodist congregations and Becky had three. Becky also finished her undergraduate degree online from Bluefield State College during that time. They drove three hours to EMS from their home in W ...More

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Seminary Graduation is April 30

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 62st annual commencement service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30 in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. George R. Brunk III, dean emeritus and professor emeritus of New Testament at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will give the commencement address on the theme “Anointed for Ministry.& ...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

George R. Brunk III Named AMBS Interim President

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Peachey Licensed for EMU Campus Ministry Role

L. to r.: George R. Brunk III, Loren Swartzendruber, Earl Zimmerman and Owen Burkholder lead prayers of commissioning for Byron Peachey (at podium) as part of a licensing service for campus min ...More

Professor finishes 35-year translation project

Anil and Shaila Solanki celebrate the completion of the Gujarati Bible, a project more than three decades in the making. Photo by Jim Bishop In 1969, the Bible Society of ...More

EMU Gives Service Awards, Cites Retirees

Left to right: Ervie L. Glick, John L. Horst, Jr., Carroll D. Yoder, and Ray C. Gingerich Photo by Jim Bishop Faculty and staff saluted four colleagues who are retiring and cited more than ...More