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Faith, Hope and Love the Focus of Spiritual Life Week

Faith. Hope. Love. Those three words will be the center of discussion for Ted Swartz ’89, MACL ’92 of Ted & Company, during Spiritual Life Week at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU), Oct. 30-Nov. 2. “Ted combines a love of the Bible with outrageous humor and fresh perspective,” says ...More


Spiritual Life Week: Are You Saved?

Are you saved? For what? Shaun Groves, a singer and songwriter, will look to answer those questions and share songs and stories from his interaction with people from around the world during Spiritual Life Week, Feb. 13-17. “Shaun Groves brings an evangelical ...More

EMU alumnus and preacher Leonard Dow

Atypical Anabaptist: Alumnus Leonard Dow Brings ‘Mennocostal’ Preaching To EMU

Leonard Dow is making a name for himself. Around Philadelphia and throughout Mennonite Church USA, the 47-year-old is turning heads and people are listening. It’s hard not to. Beads of sweat bubble all over Dow’s forehead as he delivers energetic, poignant sermons. The 47-year-old black preacher isn’t your cookie cutter Mennonite. Some in the “City of Brotherl ...More


EMU Alumnus to Lead Spiritual Life Week

A Philadelphia church leader will lead spring Spiritual Life Week Wednesday through Saturday, Feb. 16-19 at Eastern Mennonite University. Leonard Dow will seek to combine his reflections on pastoral ministry in an urban and multicultural context while addressing the program theme, “Called by God.” Sche ...More

Border Ministry Worker to Speak During Spiritual Life Week

Mark Adams, a Presbyterian Church USA minister who works at building relationships with people on both sides of the US-Mexico border, will speak during Spiritual Life Week, Oct. 25-29, 2010. Read more… ...More

Willi Hugo Perez to Speak at Seminary Spiritual Life Week

Willi Hugo Perez, academic dean of SEMILLA, the Central American Anabaptist seminary in Guatemala, will speak at Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s spiritual life week, September 28-30. Perez is a 2004 EMS graduate . He will speak on the topic “Living the Gospel Faithfully in a Complex World: Meditations on Faith, Life and Commitment from a Central American Journey.” Perez w ...More

Hard Times? It’s A Chance To Help More

EMU’s Spiritual Life Week Focuses On Creative Approach To Service By Tom Mitchell, Daily News-Record One of the earliest uses of Tom Sine’s creativity turned heads – and cars. Sine spoke Wednesday at Eastern Mennonite University’s Lehman Auditorium ( ...More

Tom and Christine Sine lead Spiritual Life Week Nov. 2-6

Tom and Christine Sine, founders of Mustard Seed Associates in Seattle, Wash., will lead fall Spiritual Life Week Nov. 2-6 with the theme ‘Following Jesus with Our Lives.’ Read more… ...More

Christian Artist to Lead Spiritual Life Week

Steven Mosley Steven Mosley, a writer, filmmaker and biblical storyteller from Orange County, Calif., will be primary resource person for spring spiritual life week Monday through Friday, Feb. 9-12, on the theme, "God’s Word in Our Lives." Activities will ...More

Swartz to Explore ‘Laughter and Lament’ Theme

The inimitable Ted Swartz will lead spiritual life week at EMU, Oct. 28-31. When we allow ourselves to laugh, the possibility opens up to experience and accept God’s grace. Local actor-playwright Theodore K. (Ted) Swartz will build on this precept through "co ...More