Who is Jesus? – John D. Roth

& University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Roth speaks on the theme of “Who is Jesus?: Christian Convictions, Religious Toleration, and the Future of the Christian Faith.” John D. Roth is professor of history at Goshen (Ind.) College, where he also serves as the editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review, and the director of the Mennonite Historical Library. He is the… Read more »

Camp Day Chapel

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Chapel takes place in the Campus Center Greeting Hall where 21 camps are represented on campus today to let students know about service and work opportunities.

“Wycliffe Bible Translators” – Nard Pugyao

& University Chapels.

Nard Pugyao traces the hand of God on his life through the work of Bible translation, even before his birth. Nard was a feisty 7-year-old in 1956 when Wycliffe Bible translator Dick Roe arrived in his mountain village of Dibagat in the Philippines. Nard watched Dick learn his Isnag language and begin to translate… Read more »

“Start Close in” – Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Associate Professor of Supervised Ministry Director of Clinical Pastoral Education and Mentored Ministry, engages Chapel Gathering at EMS with a poetic context for conversation and journey with God.

“Who do you say that I am? Healer.” – Lana Miller

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Jesus asks, “Who do you say that I am?”. This compelling and relevant question is being offered by campus ministries this year. Undergraduate Campus Pastor Lana Miller preaches on this text walking us all into consider our response to Jesus asking Who do you say that I am? Lana Miller serves as Undergraduate Campus… Read more »

“Last Lecture” – Laura Yoder

& Other Speaking Events.

In this event sponsored by Residence Life, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Laura Yoder, delivers her hypothetical “Last Lecture.”

“Sex, Seven, Sass: The Negotiation of Racial Identity in Fresh Air Rural Housing Programs, 1939-1979” – Tobin Miller Shearer

& University Colloquium Series.

Tobin Miller Shearer, Director of the African-American Studies Program at University of Montana, presents the monthly University Colloquium Lecture.   He is a historian who has done extensive research on the history of race relations in American Mennonite communities.  The title of his lecture is “Sex, Seven, Sass: The Negotiation of Racial Identity in… Read more »

“Kid’s Club: Jesus in the neighborhood?” – Seth Crissman

& University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Several EMU students have gotten involved with Kid’s Club, a ministry of sharing God’s love in the neighborhood led by Seth & Theresa Crissman, currently through Virginia Mennonite Missions. Come find out what’s up in the neighborhood and consider joining the fun!

SLT opening worship and keynote: “Seasons of Longing” – Liz and Matt Myer Boulton

& School for Leadership Training, Seminary.

Liz and Matt Myer Boulton open the 2016 School for Leadership Training with their first keynote addressing the conference’s overall theme of Oasis. The ancient poetry of the Christian tradition in Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 understands and recognizes seasons of longing and fulfillment, repentance and mercy, violence and love, death and life, wilderness and oasis. Using… Read more »

MLK, Jr. Celebration Service – “Make This Day Count” – Rev. Derrick Parson

& University Chapels.

Join the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through praise and worship featuring the Reverend Derrick Parson and the Eastern Mennonite University Gospel Choir. ——- Reverend Derrick Parson is presently the Pastor of Providence United Methodist Church in Richmond, Virginia. He is a full Elder in the United… Read more »