March 2013

“Prophetic Witness and Faith Action” – Tevyn East

& University Colloquium Series.

Tevyn East presents “Prophetic Witness and Faith Action,” an unusual and intriguing University Colloquium. This event, together with  a one-person performance in the evening, contributes to this year’s campus theme of “Creativity in the University” while also stimulating conversation around our QEP theme of “Peace with Creation.” Tevyn East’s performance of “Leaps and Bounds” has… Read more »

“A Maundy Thursday Worship: Love Feast”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

This special Chapel Gathering around tables in the Seminary includes a  Lenten Meal, Foot Washing and the Eucharist, as well as “A Meditation on Footwashing” by Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation 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… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 28, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James give a small recap of recent games, but also focus on how all of the numerous postponements could affect EMU’s teams in the coming weeks.  Dave talks about the upcoming NCAA D-III Week, including a competitive blood drive EMU and Bridgewater College are having.

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“A Covenant in Plain Sight” – Ken J. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Dr. Ken J. Nafziger and the EMU Chamber Singers lead this Holy Week chapel service with the gathered campus community. Engage through poetry, scripture, and song, culminating in the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

“Doubt and the Christian Life” – Dr. Peter Enns

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Peter Enns, Ph.D., Affiliate Professor of Biblical Studies, Eastern University. Psalm 73 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 are noted in individual chapel… Read more »

2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Eight students participated in the 2013  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 22. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 3:32–Taylor Waidelich, Restoring Justice to Educational Discipline,  Junior Elementary Education major from Stryker, OH 13:00–Jossimar Díaz-Castro, A Christian, Democratic Immigrant Witness &… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 22, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the transition time as the spring sports move from non-conference to conference games.  They talk about teams needing to play within their capabilities, and also cover the great weekend for the track and golf teams.

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CIE Interfaith Forum: Najeeba Syeed Miller

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Najeeba Syeed Miller, professor of inter-religious education at Claremont School of Theology and Director of the Center for Global Peacebuilding, speaks on, “Prophetic Peacebuilding: Abrahamic Visions for Peace.” A practitioner and educator in conflict resolution among communities of ethnic and religious diversity, her involvements include conducting gang interventions, implementing diversity training in universities and… Read more »

“Processing to the Table: A Response to Palm Sunday” – Clayton Payne

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Clayton Payne, EMS student and pastor of Monterey United Methodist Church, leads and preaches in this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Victoria Squier

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Victoria Squier, Hospitality, Healing, and Hope Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the… Read more »