April 2013

“Parents Just Don’t Understand” – James Ellis III

& University Chapels.

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, James Ellis III has shaped a chapel service with a message entitled, “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” taken from Genesis 27:12-13 ——- James Ellis, III is an ordained Baptist minister who describes himself as “Christian by conviction, Baptist by tradition, and ecumenical in spirit.” James… Read more »

Inside Athletics: April 19, 2013

& University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, James gives a quick summary of the end of the regular season for our spring sports, plus what to look for in the upcoming ODAC Tournaments.  Then Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Jason Lewkowicz joins for an in-depth look at the flow of the entire year for his… Read more »

“This and That: Stuff from an Aged OT Teacher” – Jim R. Engle

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

This Chapel Gathering in the Seminary celebrates the service of Dr. Jim R. Engle, retiring professor of Old Testament.  The worship, songs, and scriptures were all chosen by Jim, who delivers a “sermonette” he titled, “This and That: Stuff from an Aged OT Teacher.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Mark 12: 28-34 John 13:34-35 The entire campus… Read more »

Student Recognition Chapel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

“God’s Story, Israel’s Story, Our Story” – Psalms and Wisdom Literature class.

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Dr. Jim Engle‘s Psalms and Wisdom Literature class leads Chapel Gathering in the Seminary–“God’s Story, Israel’s Story, Our Story: Worship, Faith and the Human Condition”. Students in the class present their own Psalms of Lament, Thanksgiving, and Praise.  At the end of Chapel Gathering, Glenn Nofziger sings a setting of Psalm 23 in Hebrew…. Read more »

“Strong Trees of Faith” – Carmen Schrock-Hurst

& University Chapels.

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, Carmen Schrock-Hurst has shaped a chapel service entitled Strong Trees of Faith and speaks on this theme as well. ——- Carmen Schrock-Hurst is an ordained Mennonite minister and current instructor in the EMU Bible and Religion department. She holds a MA of Theology from… Read more »

“Fact or Fiction? Friend or Foe? A Personal Journey of Coming to Peace with Evolution” – Darrel Falk

& University Chapels.

(The second link is the afternoon Science Seminar by Dr. Falk) This Chapel talk describes the personal process of overcoming the painful cognitive dissonance that can easily impact the life of a Christian who loves the sciences, and entering into a joy-filled celebration of the beauty of science and faith united in Christ. Dr…. Read more »

Inside Athletics: April 12, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James discuss the results of the last few days and how our teams are heading into the final two weeks of the regular season.  Dave closes the show talking about the retirement of Phil Guengerich, our Events Coordinator, and the efforts to replace all that he… Read more »

“Our Common Threads” – Rv. Burton Robinson

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Rev. Burton Robinson,  Pastor of Old Bridge United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, VA, is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary.  In this chapel, he reflects on his experience at EMS. 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 »