“Parables Hymn Sing” – Matthew Hunsberger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Parables, University Chapels.

Listen to a  hymn sing of songs suggested by students, faculty and staff that are inspired by the theme of Parables. (Parables: everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview,sense of self and God, without providing easy answers.) The selected songs will be based on parables or stories from scripture or from the… Read more »

Significance of Crismons

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

Led by Worship and Liturgy class students Darin Buse’, Terry Hendricks, Sarah Payne, and Larry Friedland.

“Parable of the Great Banquet” – Matt Schwartz ’06

& Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Matt Schwartz, Pastor at Eastside Church, as he shares about the Parable of the Great Banquet, from Matthew 22:1-14. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.

“Demetrius the Prophet” – Matt Weaver

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

“Demetrius the Prophet: A Sailing Acts course engagement and response” Message by Matt Weaver based on Acts 19:21-41

Chapel: Washington Community Scholars’ Center

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear reflections from the WCSC interns on what’s been happening in D.C. this semester. The EMU Wind Ensemble opens chapel with the song Parable by Elliot Del Borgo.

“Use It or Lose It: What Will You Do With Your Gifts?”

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

Matthew 25: 14-30 Led by Worship and Liturgy class students Larry Aikens, Julie Nitzsche, Kevin Poeckert and Andrea Yoder.

“How Can I Respond to Privilege?” – Reverend Walt Ghant

& DORD, University Chapels.

How can I respond to privilege? Engage this question through a sermon from Rev. Walt Ghant, pastor of Union Baptist Church in Waynesboro and Associate Director of Community Service Learning at JMU. This chapel is part of the Dialogue on Race and Diversity series.

“Parable of the Good Samaritan” – Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Parables, University Chapels.

Join Linford Stutzman, Professor of Culture and Mission, in diving into the parable of the Good Samaritan, Luke 10:29-37, in search of meaning for us and our context. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year. Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without… Read more »

“Jesus Was Lord?”

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

“Jesus Was Lord?” (Romans 10:5-13) Led by the Worship and Liturgy class students: Maria Hosler Byler, Pete Geoffrion, Ben Lalka, Gordon Meriwether and Bob Talbott.

Suter Science Seminar with Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Other Speaking Events.

I Shall Not Hate: A Journey of Hope through Faith, Tolerance, and Courage Dr. Abuelaish is a Palestinian medical doctor and infertility specialist who has dedicated his life to peace in the conflict between Israel and Palestine. He was a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize for three consecutive years. Born and raised in… Read more »