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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

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

A Voice Of Peace

Elias Chacour, Christian-Palestinian-Israeli ambassador for peace, addresses a church leaders’ luncheon at EMU. Photo by Jim Bishop By Tom Mitchell, Dail ...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

Middle Eastern Christians Add to Diversity of SPI

By Rachel B. Miller Moreland The MCC-sponsored Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) participants from the Middle East, from left: Suzanne Dababne, Bassem Thabet, Rita Sawaya, Nabil Korieh (Father Daniel), and Rev. Radi Atalla Iskandar. ...More