“A Lifetime for Civil Rights” – Bob Zellner

& University Chapels.

Receive challenge and inspiration from a civil rights mentor and lifelong activist calling us to faithfully confront racism and injustice – drawing from the wisdom of those who have gone before us. Even fifty years after the civil rights movement, the transition from son and grandson of Klansmen to field secretary of SNCC seems… Read more »

“What’s Stopping You?” – David Evans

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

Continuing the School for Leadership Training conversation: Dr. David Evans, Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural and Interfaith Studies, leads the Seminary Chapel Gathering in conversation about “neighboring” others, using the parable of the Good Samaritan. “What’s Stopping You.” …identify systems and institutions that make it difficult to draw near to people from different… Read more »

“Standing Rock Climate Justice”

& Creation Care, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather to shine the light of service to humanity through the lens of climate justice such was seen last year at Standing Rock. Join the forming EMU student Coalition for Climate Justice, for Native American prayers, singing, reflections and a call to action.

Grounded in Faith at Camp

& Grounded, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students Nathaniel Nissley and Abigail Shelly, and a staff member from a visiting Christian camp or retreat center, offer reflections on being “grounded in faith at camp.”

“Love the One You’re With” – David Evans

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

David Evans, Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural and Interfaith Studies, leads the Seminary Chapel Gathering in conversation about “neighboring” others, using the parable of the Good Samaritan.

“Stories on Being Grounded” – Paul Yoder ’06, ’11

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Paul Yoder, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, shares personal stories and reflections on finding God and clarifying our roots in the midst of transition contributing to the chapel and campus ministries Grounded theme. ——- Paul J. Yoder is an assistant professor of teacher education. Paul earned his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a… Read more »

“But wait, what does it mean?” – Rebekah Nolt

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

Rebekah Nolt, Artist and EMS student, offers reflections on being an artist and then guides Chapel Gathering participants through a Visio Divina: Leaning into the questions and discovering meaning in the artwork before them. You may choose to listen to Rebekah’s guiding voice as you choose a piece of art with which to engage.

“A Mennonite at the Pentagon: Human Security in an Age of Terror” – Lisa Schirch

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Lisa Schirch , Research Professor at CJP, reflects on A Mennonite at the Pentagon: Human Security in an Age of Terror. ——- Dr. Lisa Schirch is North American Research Director for the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, Senior Policy Advisor with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and Research Professor at the Center… Read more »

“Demand and Willingness-to-Pay for Bednets in Tanzania: Results from a Choice” – Chris Gingrich

& University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Chris Gingrich, professor of economics, shares on his 2015-16 sabbatical entitled: “Demand and Willingness-to-Pay for Bednets in Tanzania: Results from a Choice Experiment.” Dr. Gingrich discusses his research on mosquito nets as a malaria prevention method in Africa.  His research has important implications for public health policy as well as for theories of… Read more »

“Grounded” – Marci Frederick

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Marci Frederick, EMU Director of Libraries, further develops the chapel and campus ministries theme Grounded inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21. ——- Marci began as Hartzler Library Director in 2015. She holds an M. L. I. S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and additional Master’s degrees in Philosophy (Institute for Christian Studies) and American History (University… Read more »