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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

Bringing The World Home

Harrisonburg’s International Festival Makes Global Local By Elizabeth Rome, Rocktown Weekly How much fun can you fit into six hours on a Saturday? Ask the organizers of Harrisonburg’s 11th annual International Festival and they’ll tell you – a lot. From noon until 6 p.m. on Sept. 27, the festival at Hillandale Park will feature performan ...More

D.C. Pastor-Activist to Speak on Campus

Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, senior minister of Plymouth Congregational Church in D.C. A prominent pastor and community activist in Washington, D.C., will speak at EMU as part of African-American History Month observances. Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler, senior minist ...More

Soul Food Cafe Dishes Up More Than Heritage

Lit candles and white tablecloths at Eastern Mennonite University helped create a restaurant dining experience Saturday evening at Martin Chapel. But this was no ordinary feast. The main course at EMU’s Multicultural Services’ Soul Food Cafe was cultural diversity, says Melody Pannell, director of the program. Contemporary gospel music, fellowship and a celebration ...More

Concerts Open African-American History Month at EMU

P.R.O.O.F artists Ben Brickhouse (Brick) (r.) and Aijne Williams will perform at the Holy Hip-Hop Concert Feb. 2 at EMU. “Unconditional” contemporary gospel group from New York City African-American History Month observances at Eastern Me ...More

‘The Dangerous Calling of the Gospel’ – Reflecting on Dr. King’s Life and Legacy

Leonard Dow reflects on his message to the EMU community. Photo by Jim Bishop ...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

Event Planned for Body and Soul

“Unconditional” gospel group from New York City Eastern Mennonite will hold its seventh annual “gospel music extravaganza” 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9, in Lehman Auditorium. ...More

NYC Gospel Ensemble to Perform

Let their music move you – and it will. “Songs of Solomon,” a 40-voice ensemble from New York City, will bring its exuberant spirit to a concert in Lehman Auditorium at ...More

Workshop Studies African Drums

By Heather Bowser, Daily News-Record Ben Yoder, 6, of Harrisonburg tries his hand at drumming Saturday at an African drum workshop at EMU. More than 20 students, faculty and community members gathered to le ...More