October 2012

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

In this worship celebration of song and scripture, alumni of the Year Vic and Christina Buckwalter and Distinguished Service Award recipient David Boshart are recognized, and share stories from their life and work.

Homecoming: A Festive Gathering

& Faculty/Staff Speakers.

EMU alumni from classes ending in ’2 and ’7 gather in Lehman Auditorium for welcome and comments prior to the individual class reunions and photos.  The video shown at this presentation can be viewed on YouTube.

“Crossing Cultures in the Middle East” – Rami Kassis & Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Homecoming, University Chapels.

Linford Stutzman interviews Rami Kassis, drawing out stories and themes from years of working with EMU students visiting and learning in the Middle East with the cross-cultural program. Rami Kassis serves as Executive Director of the Alternative Tourism Group Study Center in Beit Sahour, Palestine. Linford Stutzman serves as Professor of Culture and Mission… Read more »

Inside Athletics: October 12, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the matters at hand – Homecoming 2012!  They give a run-down of the athletic department events over the weekend, giving special mention to the two Hall of Honor inductees, Erik Kratz and the 1980 Field Hockey Team.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast… Read more »

University Hymn: Christ of the Mountain, be our Word

& University Chapels.

Christ of the Mountain, be our Word Eastern Mennonite University Hymn© 2002 All rights reserved Eastern Mennonite University

CIE Interfaith Forum: Sumanto Al Qurtuby

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Sumanto is a 2007 EMU CJP grad with a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Boston University. His address, “Religion, Violence, and Conciliation: The Case of Ambon, Eastern Indonesia,” focuses on inter-religious conflicts, prospects for future peace, and challenges of interfaith engagement among Christians and Muslims. Sumanto, General Secretary, Nahdlatul Ulama Community in North America;… Read more »

“Listening: Reflections from CPE”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes… Read more »

“Let Go and Let It Be” – MA in Counseling program

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Masters in Counseling Program Faculty and Students lead this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary (Reflection by LaDawn Knicely). The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday… Read more »

It’s Time to Jump – Mama Brenda Matthews

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Mama Brenda Matthews, Undergraduate Spiritual Life Week speaker, addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.  Brenda is an ordained pastor, social activist and poet pregnant with purpose. She seeks to plant seeds of change in the hearts of those who have fallen through the cracks. Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary… Read more »

“Interfaith Peacebuilding in Africa” – Bruce Campbell-Janz

& University Chapels.

Hear stories of interfaith peacebuilding as experienced by Bruce Campbell-Janz, Director for Mennonite Central Committee East Coast, in this pre-MCC Relief Sale chapel.