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Mennonite Colleges Collaborate for IEP Students

Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) announced a new three-year agreement among all five colleges/universities of Mennonite Church USA that will facilitate the success of undergraduate international students. Bethel (Kan.) College, ...More

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Students Test Their Gifts in Ministry Inquiry Program

A group of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) students will begin summer internships with congregations throughout the U.S. as part of Mennonite Church USA‘s Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP). Funded in part by Mennonite Church USA, the MIP gives students ...More

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Bible Students Explore Emerging Church, Set Future Foundation

Bible students are different now than they were in the 1990s when Peter Dula was a student at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU). Students now, says Dula, Bible and religion department chair, want to “experiment” with what it means to be church and “dig deep into the meaning of Anabaptism, ...More

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary hires new professor

David Evans will nurture and push students as they wade into the increasingly diverse religious contexts of the world. The newest member of the Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) faculty in Harrisonburg, Va., Evans has been named assistant professor of history, mission, intercultural and interfaith studies. Evans brings expertise in cultural analy ...More

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Former Air Force Officer to Remember King

A former officer in the U.S. Air Force, Glen Guyton, will anchor Eastern Mennonite University’s commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. At a Jan. 12, 8:30 p.m., Common Grounds Coffeehouse, Guyton’s topic will be “Contentiously Mennonite: My Journeys in Anabaptism.” At a ...More

Students Exploring Ministry Interests

Emily Derstine, a JPCS major at EMU, with her supervisor, Kirk Hanger, an EMU alumnus, at Nueva Esperanza/New Hope Fellowship in suburban Washington, D.C. A record-setting 10 students ha ...More

Three strikes, but not out…

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Challenges, Opportunities Face Christian Colleges

EMU President Loren E. Swartzendruber addresses the campus community at the opening convocation of the fall semester. Photo by Jim Bishop By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record Loren S ...More

‘Thirstborne’ Group to Perform at EMU

From left: Jason Fishburn, Jeremy Kempf, Erin Kempf, Kyle Baker and Neil Richer began a nationwide tour in September 2004 as the band, "Thirstborne."Photo by Bethany Keener " ...More

Bible Profs Confer at EMU

Laura Brenneman and J. Denny Weaver from Bluffton University participate in the meeting of undergraduate Bible faculty held at EMU. Eighteen faculty members ...More