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Seminary alum named to Mennonite Church USA post

Rachel Springer Gerber, a 2005 Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) alum, was named as the new half-time denominational minister for youth and young adults by Mennonite Church USA. She begins this assignment Jan. 6, 2014, and will work from her home in Bloomington, Ind. In her new role, Gerber will provide resources for and facilitate connections be ...More

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Sunny skies for 1,000 volunteers behind Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale

The calendar declared that it’s autumn, but Mother Nature decided to stick with summer at least one more weekend, providing a warm backdrop for heated bidding and buying at the 47th annual Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale. Sunny skies prevailed and temperatures topped out at 85 degrees by the height of the sale early S ...More

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UPDATE: Election-Day Communion Sweeping Across Nation

A CNN blog explaining the call for an election-day communion, written by Mennonite pastor Mark Schloneger (a graduate of EMU’s seminary), has attracted over 3,000 comments and even more “likes.” Nearly 800 congregations, schools, a ...More

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Seminary Grad, Pastor to Share Knowledge

Mark Schloneger, a 2005 graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, will be campus this week to interact with students, faculty and staff. As part of EMU’s visiting pastor program, Schloneger has the opportunity to attend both undergraduate and seminary classes, chapel services and share his call to ministry. Schloneger is pastor of Springdale Mennonite Church in Waynesboro, Va. ...More

EMU and Seminary ‘STEP’ Up Program for Pastoral Leaders

EMU at Lancaster welcomes Mark R. Wenger, who will step into the director’s role for ‘Study and Training for Effective Pastoral Ministry’ (STEP), a three-year training program designed by seminary staff for pastoral leaders in the Lancaster Mennonite Conference. Read more… ...More

New Alumni-Parent Relations Director Named

Doug Nyce A 1985 graduate of EMU has returned to his alma mater as the new director of alumni-parent relations. Do ...More