Chapel Worship: Jason Lewkowicz and the Cross-Country Team

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Coach Lewkowicz and the team offer a series of songs, Scripture readings, and reflection from team members, with the central theme of how living in missional community helps us to abide in Christ.

“Discern Love for Enemies” – Dr. John Fairfield

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Dr. John Fairfield, Research Fellow for EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement, addresses Chapel Gathering in the seminary with the topic, “Discern love for enemies” 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.

“Rumi: The man, his faith, and some poetry” – Dr. Amir Akrami

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Visiting scholar from Iran, Dr. Amir Akrami, is an expert on Rumi and Islamic mysticism. He leads bi-weekly readings and discussions on Rumi and his work. For hundreds of years Rumi has been one of the greatest poets of the Persian world and one of the most popular poets in the world. In recent… Read more »

“Take Back the Night – Awakening Hope”

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Mariah Elliott speaks and student leaders from Social Work is People (SWIP) and Campus Ministries lead chapel for Take Back the Night (TBTN) week.

“Are you walking with Jesus?” – Bishop Young Jin Cho

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Bishop Young Jin Cho of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church delivers a message titled , “Are you walking with Jesus?” 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.

Inside Athletics: November 1, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James return from a “leave of absence” and recap the fall seasons, which are entering postseason action this weekend.  They also look ahead to the coming of the winter sports: both men’s and women’s basketball as well as indoor track and field.  In light of both seasons,… Read more »

“Abide in the Lord” – Jolee Paden

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

What does it mean to abide in the Lord? Jolee Paden, sophomore and president of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), offers prayerful reflections on just that in University Chapel.

“All Saints” — Joni Sancken

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

Dr. Joni Sancken, EMS Assistant Professor of Preaching and Practical Theology, reflects on the theme, “All Saints.”  Luke 6:20-31. Seminary Dean Dr. Michael King has begun to articulate a vision for EMS as a “Discernment Training Center” (see Convocation, Fall 2012 and Convocation, Fall 2013). This fall semester, Seminary Faculty are sharing about their… Read more »

“Indigenous Worldview:Values and Christianity” — Cheryl Bear

& University Chapels.

University Chapel: Cheryl Bear ’s First Nation community is Nadleh Whut’en First Nation in British Columbia, Canada, and she is from the Bear Clan. She is a multi award winning singer, songwriter and storyteller who shares stories of Indigenous life; the joy, sorrow, faith and journey. Cheryl travels to First Nations communities sharing songs of healing and… Read more »

“Spiritual Writing and Spiritual Writers” – Rabbi Niles Goldstein

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Rabbi Niles Goldstein, founder of the New Shul in New York City and author most recently of Gonzo Judaism: A Bold Guide to Renewing an Ancient Faith, presents a talk on spiritual writings. Goldstein’s talk describes a course he teaches called “Spiritual Writing and Spiritual Writers” that draws on devotional literature from various religious… Read more »