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Runnin Royals Take Faith in God Seriously

This 2009-10 season, the young men on EMU’s basketball team attracted wide attention for their amazing season, which ended in the D-III National Championships. We asked them what role Christian faith played in their season. Read more… ...More

Haiti Crisis Draws Prayer, Donations and Discussion

Stay up to date on EMU’s response to the earthquake in Haiti. A Jan. 28 forum in Common Grounds is the next planned event. Read more… ...More

EMU Responds to Haiti Earthquake with Donations and Prayers

Share thoughts and prayer concerns on the EMU ‘Prayers for Haiti’ blog The EMU community is sending out prayers to the people of Haiti and offering ways for ...More

Share Your Thoughts on EMU’s ‘Prayers for Haiti’ Blog

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EMU and Seminary Offer Online Advent Devotions

During Advent, join EMU and EMS faculty, staff, students and alumni in weekday devotions, beginning Nov. 30, 2009. 2009 Advent scriptures include the following: Week One – ...More

Sleeping in Solidarity on the Hill

Sarah Harder, Weather Vane student newspaper On Tuesday nights, a small group of students gather on EMU’s hill to take part in “prayerfully sleeping” on the hill, which is a branch of peacekeepers. The group generally has a discussion about an issue related to a specific country or conflict with a focus on refugees. “We take ...More

‘Tents of Hope’ Raise Awareness of Darfur Crisis

EMU will host two “Tents of Hope” for Darfur on the campus front lawn Oct. 7 and 8, beginning at 9 a.m. The simulated refugee tents are meant to create awareness and support for the people of Darfur, Sudan, a region in the western part of the country wracked by military conflict and genocide. ...More

SPI Speaker Champions Abducted Children

Every parent’s worst nightmare is to have a child abducted. In Uganda, that may mean knowing your child is being forced to perform atrocities or being used as a sex slave. This was the reality for Angelina Atyam for nearly eight years. On Monday, June 2, Atyam told her powerful story of hate and desire for revenge changed to forgiveness toward those who devastated and traumatized ...More

Students Remember Virginia Tech Tragedy

Photo by Jim Bishop EMU senior Lisa N. King of Harrisonburg led a “prayer of remembrance” and lit a candle at the close of the chapel service Wednesday, Apr. 16, the one-year anniversary of the ...More

EMU ‘Prayer Basket’ Heading to Russia

Brenda Fairweather wanted to respond in some way to a hostage crisis in Russia in which more than 300 civilians eventually lost their lives. On Sept. 1, 2004, terrorists linked to the Chechen independence struggle took more than 1,200 people hostage in a school in the town of Beslan. Shootings and bombings on the fina ...More