Session I: “(C/c)atholicity in the Empire” – Chris Haw, Peter Dula

& #Occupy Empire mini-conference, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s Mission Chris Haw offers a lecture, followed by a response by Peter Dula.  Chris  is a carpenter, painter, theologian, and a potter.  With his wife, Cassie, and baby, Simon, Chris lives with fellow community members at Camden House, a small intentional community in Camden, New Jersey.  Chris grew up Catholic,… Read more »

“Empire, and the Power of Withdrawal” – Isaac Villegas

& #Occupy Empire mini-conference.

#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s Mission Isaac Villegas offers a sermon, “Empire and the Power of Withdrawal” in the opening worship of a mini-conference on “Christian Witness in, but not of, the Empire.” Isaac Villegas is the pastor of Chapel Hill Mennonite Fellowship in North Carolina, and he teaches seminary classes in prisons with Project… Read more »

Inside Athletics:April 13, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, James runs the show with Dave out of town.  He gives a little recap to sporting events as well as the inaugural CVC All-East Division Team in men’s volleyball, but spends the majority of the time talking with Softball Coach J.D. McCurdy.  They talk about the flow of the… Read more »

“Mining the Early Church for Mission” – Augsburger Lectures

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Alan and Eleanor Kreider speak on “Mining the Early Church for Mission” for the Augsburger Lecture Series. “Our Journey into Worship and Mission” is the theme Alan and Eleanor Kreider bring to the campus community as guests for the Augsburger Lecture series this spring. Alan and Eleanor Kreider The Kreiders bring scholarship, storytelling, and experience… Read more »

“Banqueting in Corinth” – The Augsburger Lectures

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

“Our Journey into Worship and Mission” is the theme Alan and Eleanor Kreider will bring to the campus community as guests for the Augsburger Lecture series this spring. Their theme for seminary chapel on April 12 is “Banqueting in Corinth.” Alan and Eleanor Kreider The Kreiders bring scholarship, storytelling, and experience to incarnational missiology. The… Read more »

“Noticing” with Alan and Eleanor Kreider – Augsburger Lectures

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Alan and Eleanor Kreider speak on “Noticing” as part of their “Worship and Mission after Christendom” series for the Augsburger Lectureship.  “Our Journey into Worship and Mission” is the theme Alan and Eleanor Kreider bring to the campus community as guests for the Augsburger Lecture series this spring. Alan and Eleanor Kreider The Kreiders bring… Read more »

Think Differently– not ‘Try Harder’ – Pastor Jess Engle

& University Chapels.

Consider what it means to think differently rather than “trying harder” with reflections from Matthew 5:38-42 and John 20:21-22 plus personal narrative. His daughter, Grace, responds with an original song following the message. Jess Engle is married to Naomi and together they have 3 daughters – Anna, an EMU grad teaching in Japan; Grace, a… Read more »

“Teach us to number our days” – Don Yoder

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

On his 69th birthday, and approaching retirement,  Don Yoder, Director of Seminary Admissions at EMS, reflects on the calling that brought him to EMS, as well as some of the things he’s learned during his time here. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel… Read more »

Inside Athletics:April 5, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

A Parent’s Perspective on Collegiate Athletics– This week’s special guest is Jim Smucker, a businessman from Pennsylvania who is spending this semester at EMU teaching and doing research for the business department.  Jim has three children who are, or planning to play collegiate sports.  His son Jordy is a Division I baseball player and Jim… Read more »

“The Thursday before…” – Maundy Thursday Chapel Gathering

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

The Maundy Thursday Chapel Gathering in the Seminary centers around the rituals of Footwashing and Communion, followed by the traditional Thursday Lenten Lunch.  In this podcast, Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation offers a meditation related to the experience of footwashing. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary… Read more »