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Haiti Trip Moves Seminary Dean

Dr. Lonnie Yoder, associate dean HARRISONBURG – Lonnie Yoder will long remember the story told him by a young woman from Haiti who survived the country’s horrific earthquake. “She was a nursing student i ...More

Theologian Greg Boyd Headlines Packed-Out Leadership Training

‘We need to distinguish the kingdom of the world from the kingdom of God,’ said Dr. Greg Boyd, an internationally known speaker and author, throughout the seminary’s annual School for Leadership Training. Read more… ...More

Pastors on sabbatical find ‘oasis’ at EMS

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Grad gets scholarship for theological study

Nicholas L. (Nick) Detweiler-Stoddard, an entering master of divinity student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, has been recognized as a young leader who demonstrates exceptional gifts for ministry by The Fund for Theological Education (FTE), based in Atlanta, Ga. ...More

Endowed Scholarship to Honor Nursing Alum Matt Garber

Matt Garber, a well-loved student leader, musician, and 2008 nursing graduate, was known for his strong faith and good sense of humor. EMU hopes the new Matthew Garber Endowed Scholarship Fund, aimed at helping music or nursing students-in-need, will encourage other students to discover their calling. Read more… ...More

Media Authority to Speak at SLT

How does the pervasive and changing electronic media distract and enamor us to the point of shaping how we think and act, often without our awareness? Shane Hipps (www.shanehipps.com) of Phoenix, Ariz., believes there is great promise as well ...More

Seminary Dean to Open ‘Writers Read’ Series

The language and literature department will hold its first “Writers Read” program of the new school year Thursday, Sept. 18. ...More

Mennonite Professors Gather in Harrisonburg

At the fourth annual conference of Mennonite higher-education faculty – held this year for the first time at EMU – two keynote speakers approached the theme, “Creation, Christ and the Classroom,” from opposite perspectives, theological and temporal. They spoke Aug. 8-9 to about 45 faculty, plus several graduate students, from schools including Kansas’ Beth ...More

EMS Lancaster Offers Evening and Weekend Classes

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Lancaster Program Holds Second Commencement

Dr. Beryl Brubaker STEP graduation speaker EMU’s Study and Training in Effective Pastoral Ministry (STEP) program will hold its second annual graduation at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 24, in the West Bet ...More