September 2013

“Love One Another” — Hymn Sing

& "Love One Another", Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Matthew Hunsberger leads a Hymn Sing of requests submitted by members of the EMU community by e-mail earlier this week.  The selections center around the theme “Love One Another.”

“The Idolatry of God” – Peter Rollins

& University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Peter Rollins presents at the September university colloquium on “The Idolatry of God.” Dr.  Rollins, a widely traveled and prominent emerging church theologian and philosopher, hails from Ireland. His current speaking engagements focus on the theme: To believe is human; to doubt divine. He is the author of numerous books, most recently The… Read more »

“The Orthodox Heretic” – Peter Rollins

& University Chapels.

Peter Rollins, a widely traveled and prominent emerging church theologian, hails from Ireland. His current speaking engagements focus on the theme: To believe is human; to doubt divine. He is the author of numerous books, most recently The Idolatry of God.

“Instead, Fix Your Attention on God” — Michael King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Discernment, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week.

Michael King, EMU Vice President and Dean of EMS, begins the Seminary’s  Fall 2013 Spiritual Life Week with reflections on Romans 12: “The Counter-Intuitive Miracle.” The theme of Spiritual Life Week is, “Let love be Genuine…A Discerning Journey.” The entire campus community is invited to every chapel service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel… Read more »

“Latino Heritage Month: Diversas Naciones, Mismas Tierras” – Byron Pellecer

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

With the theme “Diversas Naciones, Mismas Tierras”, Multicultural & International Student Services launch this year’s Latino Heritage Month. Pastor Byron Pellecer from Iglesia Discipular Anabaptista (IDA) is our guest speaker. He talks about the different cultures represented within those who speak Spanish in Latin America and addresses the need for unity within our community.

Inside Athletics: September 20, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about how the fall teams are playing in the light of hitting the meat of the ODAC season this week.  They also discuss the cross country program’s home meet this Saturday in Elkton, before Dave wraps up reviewing a recent class he had with new… Read more »

“Why are Vegetarians Weak in Faith?: On Identity, Contexts, & Discernment” — Mark Thiessen Nation

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

Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation, Professor of Theology, explores the question of whether it is “possible that this penultimate passage of Romans, in the context of the whole letter, could help us to know how our identity in Christ forms us to be a particular, discerning community” (referring to Romans 14:1-15:13) Seminary Dean Dr. Michael… Read more »

‘Ruah, Spirit, Breath, Wind’ – Carnival de Resistance

& Creation Care, University Chapels.

Join a movement of the Spirit with worship leaders and musicians leading a powerful, poetic, and visceral, service as part of the Carnival de Resistance. Tevyn East and Jay, of the The Psalters, have been leading similar services in their “Creation Groans Series” through the Alternative Seminary.

“Listening: Reflections from CPE”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 11:00.

“Art, Faith, and Justice: What does Resistance have to do with Carnivals?”

& Creation Care, University Chapels.

So what is this carnival thing? Sarah Thompson, Caleb Lange and Jessica Campbell, participants with Carnival de Resistance, offer some reflections and connections. More info