CIE Interfaith Forum: Sumanto Al Qurtuby

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Sumanto is a 2007 EMU CJP grad with a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Boston University. His address, “Religion, Violence, and Conciliation: The Case of Ambon, Eastern Indonesia,” focuses on inter-religious conflicts, prospects for future peace, and challenges of interfaith engagement among Christians and Muslims. Sumanto, General Secretary, Nahdlatul Ulama Community in North America;… Read more »

“Listening: Reflections from CPE”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes… Read more »

“Let Go and Let It Be” – MA in Counseling program

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Masters in Counseling Program Faculty and Students lead this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary (Reflection by LaDawn Knicely). The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday… Read more »

It’s Time to Jump – Mama Brenda Matthews

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

Mama Brenda Matthews, Undergraduate Spiritual Life Week speaker, addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.  Brenda is an ordained pastor, social activist and poet pregnant with purpose. She seeks to plant seeds of change in the hearts of those who have fallen through the cracks. Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary… Read more »

“Interfaith Peacebuilding in Africa” – Bruce Campbell-Janz

& University Chapels.

Hear stories of interfaith peacebuilding as experienced by Bruce Campbell-Janz, Director for Mennonite Central Committee East Coast, in this pre-MCC Relief Sale chapel.

Inside Athletics: October 5, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James dig into how some of the teams are handling their season and possibly revamping their expectations.  Dave also gives a little schedule update on next weekend’s Homecoming activities, including an invite to participate in the Paul R. Yoder Sr. Golf Classic.

Inside Athletics is a… Read more »

CIE Interfaith forum: Amir Akrami

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Amir Akrami, EMU’s first visiting Muslim scholar in the Center for Interfaith Engagement, addresses “Building Bridges through Interfaith Dialogue.” Dr. Akrami holds a PhD in philosophy of religion from McGill University, Montreal, and comes to EMU from the Iranian Institute of Philosophy in Tehran, Iran. Dr. Akrami has been a regular participant in the… Read more »

“Jesus’ Influence toward Peacebuilding” – Dann and Joji Pantoja

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, University Chapels.

On two separate  occasions this week, the EMU Campus had the opportunity to hear and visit with Dann and Joji Pantoja, MCC Canada Witness workers hosted locally by Virginia Mennonite Mission.  In these chapels, the couple gives witness to Jesus’ influence on their lives and peacebuilding. As a young man raised in a church… Read more »

Inside Athletics: September 28, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James look at EMU Athletics through the lense of “Two steps forward, one step back.”  It really fits so many topics!

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director of Athletics, Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics,… Read more »

“Gun Violence – Fear Not, Seek Peace” – MCC East Coast

& University Chapels.

Is it possible to bring to light the realities of gun violence in the U.S. and to humanize the crisis by people telling their stories of how they have been impacted? The Gun Violence Prevention Storytelling Tour provides a time to reflect on ways that Christians in America are responding. Why this issue? We… Read more »