CIE Interfaith Forum: Phil Enns

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Teaching as a Christian in an Islamic University: How this contributes to Interfaith Engagement Phil Enns, former MCC worker at the Islamic University of Indonesia, talks about his experiences teaching in Yogyakarta and relating to his Muslim co-workers. This forum is jointly sponsored by MCC/CIE/ACRS. For more info contact: Center for Interfaith Engagement, 540-432-4674 or… Read more »

“Solutions to the International Debt Crisis: Winning a True Global Biblical Jubilee” – Eric LeCompte

& University Chapels.

Eric LeCompte is hosted on campus by the Washington Community Scholars’ Center. The global economy has become interconnected and increasingly faces global crisis. Which fast must we seek now? We must renew our call to Jubilee, work towards equity between local and global communities, cancel unjust debt, and create mechanisms and guidelines to cultivate right… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 22, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

With the big softball doubleheader with Bridgewater at JMU schedule for tonight, this week’s “Inside Athletics” breaks tradition and comes out on Thursday (a day early!)  Beside the fun of the softball game, Dave and James talk about the spring sports as they hit the crucial midpoints of the season.  Dave also talks about how… Read more »

Use of Self in Ministry: A Journey Towards Maturity

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

Penny Driediger, EMS Mentored Ministry Assistant and Adjunct Faculty. 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 are noted in… Read more »

“Student Voices for Peace”

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Consider various perspectives on peace as students offer portions of their speeches for the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical contest.  The speeches will be given in their entirety on Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in University Commons 211-212. Jamila Witmer “His Dream is our Command: Breaking Stereotypes through Integration” Rose Byler “Living into the… Read more »

Seminary Senior Capstone Presentations – Mar. 20, 2012

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

Lee Martin, Nurturing a Culture of Leadership Development 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… Read more »

CIE Interfaith Forum: Daniel Tutt

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Outreach and Program Director, Daniel Tutt, talks about his work to promote peace and understanding across religious and cultural lines at Unity Productions Foundation. He talks in greater depth about various aspects of “Talking Through Walls,” the interfaith film scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 15. More specifically, Tutt explains UPF’s mission: “working for peace… Read more »

Solitude, Compassion and Hope: Lessons in Esperanza – Tim Leaman, MD

& University Chapels.

Through stories, biblical scripture and reflections on his work as a family physician at Esperanza Health Center in Philadelphia, Dr. Tim Leaman offers reflections on solitude, compassion and hope. (I Kings 19:1-18)

Inside Athletics: March 16, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the excitement around campus with springtime here and as the spring sports start to heat up.  Dave also gives a recap of his trip to Florida last week, including the President’s Cup Golf Classic in Sarasota.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted… Read more »

Seminary Senior Capstone Presentations – Mar. 15, 2012

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

Adam Blagg, Transitions, Planning and Leadership: A look towards the future at Glossbrenner UMC 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…. Read more »