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EMS Leadership School Focuses on Media, Race

Some 220 pastors and lay leaders attending the conference Jan. 19-22 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary heard messages on cultural change, engaging media, and race relations just as tens of thousands traveled to nearby D.C. for the inauguration of the country’s first African-American president. 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 wel ...More

EMS Leadership School Focusing on Cultural Change

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Conference Encourages ‘Sexual Wholeness’

It was a risky subject, but planners and participants alike agreed that the 2008 School for Leadership Training at Eastern Mennonite Seminary was among the best ever. Read more… ...More

Duo Tackles ‘Touchy’ Topic at EMS Conference

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SLT to Focus on Sexual Wholeness

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EMS Conference Explore ‘Life Abundant’ Theme

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Seminary Honors Pioneer Women Broadcasters

Two women who were likely the first in the Mennonite Church to have their own syndicated radio broadcast, called “Heart to Heart,” were honored for their pioneer work Wednesday evening (Jan. 17). Ruth Brunk Stoltzfus and Ella May Miller, both of Harrisonburg, received plaques and letters of commendation during the annual “church leader appreciation banquet” hel ...More

EMS Conference to Promote Church Vitality

In an often chaotic and fragmented world, how can church leaders encourage their members to pursue wholeness? Dorothy Bass, director of the Valparaiso (Ind.) Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith, will address this question at the School for Leadership Training (SLT) at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Jan. 15-18, 2007. The program theme is, “Practicing Life Abund ...More

Call to ‘Embody God’s Wholeness’ Sounded at EMS Conference

The need to spend regular time in contemplation, reflection, rest and communing with God amid busy schedules was underscored repeatedly at the annual School for Leadership Training held Jan. 16-19 at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Read more… ...More