Reflections from Spring Break Y-Trips

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Spring Break Y-Trips build friendships as students serve others in various locations across the East Coast and in southern locations. Hear reflections from the service-learning trips with Jubilee Partners, Habitat for Humanity, the Alterna Community, and Sharing With Appalachian People (SWAP).

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Glenn Nofziger II

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Glenn Nofziger II, Transformational Story Sharing: The Realization of a Ministerial Calling Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Bob May

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Bob May, Doing Mission Projects Just a Little Bit Better: A Guide for Me Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their… Read more »

“Ecumenical Snake Handling” – Dale Humphries

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

Preaching Class student, Dale Humphries, preaches from Numbers 21:4-9, John 19:31-37, and John 3:14-21 in a chapel sermon titled, “Ecumenical Snake Handling.”

“Writing Moral Fiction” – Vic Sizemore

& University Chapels.

Vic Sizemore, novelist and shortfiction writer, speaks in chapel on the interesting dilemma that Christians face in writing “moral fiction.” Sizemore is on campus for the Writers Read program. Vic Sizemore is a writer of short fiction and novels in which characters wrestle with what it means for them to be Christians in all… Read more »

“We Are Judas” – Lindsay Mustafa Davis

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

EMS Preaching Class student, Lindsay Mustafa Davis, preaches from Matthew 27:3-10 in a chapel sermon titled, “We are Judas.”

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Melissa Fretwell

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Melissa Fretwell, Are You With Me? Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Matthew Bucher

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Matthew Bucher, Residing in Menuha: Practices and Places for Sabbath Rest in Preparation for Ministry and Self-Care Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the… Read more »

“Parable of the Talents (Money)” – Spencer Cowles

& Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Spencer Cowles, Director and Professor of Business and Economics, for a close look at the parable of the talents (money) from Matthew 25:14-30. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.

“John 9: Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind” – Melissa Fretwell and Matt Weaver

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

EMS Preaching Class students Melissa Fretwell and Matt Weaver dramatize the story of Jesus healing the man born blind in John 9.  They invite the congregation to participate and imagine themselves as characters in the story.