Seminary Capstone Presentation – Pauline Hoyte

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Pauline Hoyte, Church and Worship: Discerning Ministry as a “None” 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Brittany Conley

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Brittany Conley, Jesus Deconstructor: Lord of Parable, God of Madness, King of Graffiti 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 »

“Love One Another as I have Loved You” – Andy Miller, Jess Kraybill

& "Love One Another", Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Pastoral assistants (PAs) lead a final chapel on the campus ministries theme for the year, “Love One Another as I have Loved You” (John 15:1-17). Faculty members Andy Miller and Jess Kraybill offer reflections on the theme. Chapel opens with a selection by the EMU Women’s Choir and concludes with a special announcement about… Read more »

“Finding the Seventh Story” – Brian McLaren

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Brian McLaren speaks on “Finding the Seventh Story” for the Augsberger Lecture Series. Brian will explore the six narratives of violence and then present Jesus’ gospel as a peace narrative.

“The Art of Following Jesus” – Sarah Payne

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

Seminary student and artist Sarah Payne reflects on “The art of following Jesus,” drawing from John 21:15-23 and Matthew 16:24-28. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 11:00.

2014 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Five students participated in the 2014  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 28. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 3:50–Chris Parks, Dreaming a New America, Biblical Studies and Theater major from Philadelphia, PA 17:05–Seth Stauffer, The Danger of MCC’s own Single… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 28, 2014

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James gives some thoughts on the national topic of student-athletes being classified as employees.  The trickle-down ramifications of that decision seem endless, even at the D-III level.  They also give some thoughts on the spring sports seasons as they continue to deal with weather issues.

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Loving Self to Love Neighbor – Esther Nafziger ’12

& "Love One Another", Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Come reflect on how the commandment “Love your neighbor as yourself” is a call to interconnectedness and not just selflessness. Looking at the commandment as an equation, with integral parts, how have we failed to emphasize loving ourselves in order to love our neighbors? Esther Nafziger works as an admissions counselor. In her free… Read more »

“CIE Interfaith Forum: Part II” – Amir Akrami and Mark Thiessen Nation

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Pluralism, Particularity & the Way to Peace, II: Why Do We — a Muslim & a Mennonite— Care About This? A year ago the Center for Interfaith Engagement’s Visiting Muslim Scholar and theologian Dr. Amir Akrami and Mennonite theologian and Eastern Mennonite Seminary professor Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation engaged in a public discussion about… Read more »

“Make Space for Ruth” – KrisAnne Swartley

& University Chapels.

KrisAnne Swartley, Minister for the Missional Journey, Doylestown Mennonite Church, Dolystown, PA KrisAnne (EMU  ’98) is on campus as a part of EMU’s visiting pastor program 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… Read more »