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MCC Couple to Outline Middle East Issues

Cindy and Daryl Byler (back row, left) with young friends in Gaza. Two EMU student organizations are co-sponsoring an event meant to challenge the EMU and larger community with the issue of economic justice in Israel-Palestine. J. Daryl and Cindy Byler, Mennonite ...More

Campus Community’s Prayerful Response to the Conflict in Gaza

Prompted by the recent violence in Gaza – which claimed the lives of more than 1,300 Palestinians as well as 13 Israelis – EMU’s student-run Peace Fellowship has planned a panel discussion and community prayer service. Read more… ...More

Seminary Course Gives Context for Service Workers in Israel

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Students Report on ‘Life-Changing’ Cross-culturals

“May I see your photo ID, please?” Everyone entering Lehman Auditorium Wednesday morning, Apr. 23, for the final chapel of spring semester was asked to produce a personal identification or “please step aside.” Students in EMU’s semester-long Middle East program acted as border guards as people convened f ...More

Second EMU Group Leaves on Cross-Cultural

Thirty EMU students were commissioned during a chapel service Friday, Jan. 11 for a semester of study and learning in the Middle East and embarked later the same day. It is the fifth time for ...More

Professors Lead Middle East Tour

Dorothy Jean Weaver, professor of New Testament at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and Kevin Clark, adjunct instructor at EMS , will lead a group to Israel/Palestine to tour the country and meet with Jews, Muslims and Palestinian Christians who live in the region. Read more… ...More

Couple Safely Back In United States

By Melvin Mason, Daily News-Record Kenneth and Kathryn Seitz are in much more peaceful surroundings than they were a week ago. But their minds are still on the people and the country they hoped to make a better place. Now, they keep tabs on the Middle East, praying for the battles in Lebanon and Israel to end. Somehow. On A Mission Only a fe ...More

CTP Open House Makes Peace ‘Big News’

By Melvin Mason, Daily News-Record An EMU program is aiming to turn the world around and make it a much more boring place. Students are hoping to reverse anger and aggression through the Conflict Transformation Program. The program hosted its annual open house on Saturday. The event serves as a fund-raiser, said program co-direc ...More