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Street dedication, community enrichment programs, to highlight MLK Day of Service and Learning

The dedication and renaming of a city street is just one of the highlights of the second annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service and Learning, Jan. 15-23. “Events throughout the week will focus on the MLK Jr. way of emphasizing issues of justice, pacifism, Christian faith, activism and service, and relationship building,” said Brian Martin Burkholder, campus pastor at Ea ...More

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EMU Looks Beyond Charity in Observing MLK Day

Service and learning took center stage for Eastern Mennonite University’s expanded observance of Martin Luther King Day on Jan. 21. Some 200 students, faculty and staff participated in service opportunities and cultural learning tours. Photo gallery of day’ ...More

Shane Claibourne, Christian activist and bestselling author, addresses hundreds in Lehman Auditorium of Eastern Mennonite University on lessons to be drawn from Martin Luther King Jr. (Photo by Lindsey Kolb)

Shane Claiborne Challenges Students to Address Injustice

For Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) student Brad Mullet, part of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy means volunteerism. (Check out photos of MLK Day!) Mullet, a 19-year-old sophomore from Berlin, Ohio, joined fellow students Monday afternoon helping to clean up Blacks Run in Harrisonburg. The volunteer project was ...More

EMU to Remember, Celebrate Dr. King

EMU will celebrate ‘The Man, Work and Life of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with a series of events Jan. 16-19, beginning with a university chapel on Friday themed ‘MLK: the Man.’ Read more… ...More

EMU Grad to Lead ‘King’ Observances, Other Events

Leonard M. Dow, pastor of Oxford Circle Mennonite Church and EMU alum, will lead EMU’s Martin Luther King Jr. observances. A 1987 EMU graduate who is pastor of a growing, multi-ethnic congregation in Philadelphia will be on campus Jan. 18-23 to interact with students and facul ...More