“Transformation Dynamics of Clinical Pastoral Education”

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

Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, led by students from the Summer 2014 CPE class.

“Life Beyond the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting – One Light Still Shines” – Marie Monville

& Other Speaking Events.

In an evening lecture, Marie Monville shares from her book, One Light Still Shines: My Life Beyond the Shadow of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting. “No matter how tragic your circumstances, your life is not a tragedy. It is a love story. And in your love story, when you think all the lights have gone… Read more »

“One Light Still Shines” – Marie Monville

& University Chapels.

Marie Monville shares from her book, One Light Still Shines: My Life Beyond the Shadow of the Amish Schoolhouse Shooting. “No matter how tragic your circumstances, your life is not a tragedy. It is a love story. And in your love story, when you think all the lights have gone out, one light still… Read more »

“So you want to be a neighbor?” – Ron Byler

& University Chapels.

Ron Byler helps to launch the Virginia Mennonite Relief Sale with a presentation on Jesus’ interchange with the lawyer in Luke 10 and the Parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37). Ron Byler serves as Executive Director of Mennonite Central Committee US (MCC). MCC is a global, nonprofit organization that strives to share God’s… Read more »

“Christianity without consequence: Called to a ministry of reconciliation” – J. Ron Byler

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Christianity without consequence: Called to a ministry of reconciliation,” II Corinthians 5:16-20. J. Ron Byler, Mennonite Central Committee US Executive Director. April 2014 marked 20 years since the genocide in Rwanda and Burundi.  Two of the most Christianized countries in Africa became the place where Christians killed other Christians.  What can we learn from… Read more »

“Hymn Sing Inspired by the Parables” – Anne Waltner

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Anne Waltner, Assistant Professor of Music, and friends for a hymn sing inspired by the Parables of Jesus. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.

“Exploring Ministry” – Chris Parks and Evan Knappenberger

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Have you considered exploring ministry? Carmen Schrock-Hurst, Bible and Religion Instructor, hosts Chris Parks and Evan Knappenberger as they share reflections from their experiences in ministry over the summer.

“Gospel in Our Hands: Sustainable Passion” – Emily Peck-McClain

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

Emily Peck McClain closes Eastern Mennonite Seminary‘s fall Spiritual Life Week with her chapel address entitled, “Sustainable Passion”.

“Parable of the Yeast” – Dayna Olson-Getty

& Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Dayna Olson-Getty, Associate Pastor of Community Mennonite Church, in diving into the Parable of the Yeast in search of meaning for us and our context. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the… Read more »

“Gospel in Our Hands: Impassioned” – Emily Peck-McClain

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Emily Peck McClain opens Eastern Mennonite Seminary‘s fall Spiritual Life Week with her chapel address entitled, “Impassioned”.