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Historians Examine Amish, Mennonite Response to Civil War Conflict

James O. Lehman, librarian emeritus at EMU and archivist for Virginia Mennonite Conference Two experts in Anabaptist studies have collaborated on the first scholarly examination of pacifism during the Civil War. “Mennonites, Amish and the American Civil War,& ...More

Students Exploring Ministry Interests

Emily Derstine, a JPCS major at EMU, with her supervisor, Kirk Hanger, an EMU alumnus, at Nueva Esperanza/New Hope Fellowship in suburban Washington, D.C. A record-setting 10 students ha ...More

Veteran EMU Biology Professor Dies

Dr. Daniel B. Suter 1920-2006 Daniel B. Suter, professor emeritus of biology and developer of the pre-medical program at East ...More

Former EMU Music Prof Dies

Roy D. Roth Former Eastern Mennonite University faculty member Roy D. Roth, of Eugene, Ore., died Dec. 15, 2005 at age 84. In 1972, after receiving a master of church music degree from the University of Oregon, Roth joined the music dep ...More

Veteran Seminary Prof/Churchman Dies

Linden M. WengerPhoto by Jim Bishop Linden M. Wenger, 92, a veteran pastor/bishop and professor emeritus of philosophy at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, died Sunday, Dec. 18, at Oak Lea Nu ...More

Kniss Juggles Numerous Roles

Sharon E. Kniss Sharon E. Kniss of Harrisonburg takes seriously the mission statement of Eastern Mennonite University: "to experience Christ and follow His call to witness faithfully, serve compassionately and walk boldly in the way of nonviolence an ...More

Peachey Licensed for EMU Campus Ministry Role

L. to r.: George R. Brunk III, Loren Swartzendruber, Earl Zimmerman and Owen Burkholder lead prayers of commissioning for Byron Peachey (at podium) as part of a licensing service for campus min ...More

Ministry Discernment Program Moving Ahead

Owen Burkholder (l.), Virginia Mennonite Conference minister, guides the "Culture of Call" meeting at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Photo by Jim Bishop A program at ...More

Seminary Offering Holy Land Tour

Trip Leaders Dorothy Jean Weaver and Kevin Clark Photo by Jim Bishop Eastern Mennonite Seminary is making plans for a ...More