Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Campus Ministries and the Pastoral Assistants launch a focus on the parables of Jesus for the campus community. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.
Rev. Canon Dr. Stephen Cherry speaks in Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, reflecting on Mark 10:17-27. Stephen Cherry is an Anglican priest who is Director of Ministerial Development and Parish Support for Durham diocese and a Residentiary Canon and Chapter Member of Durham Cathedral. He has degrees in Theology and Psychology, and a PhD… Read more »
President Swartzendruber addresses the campus community drawing from Matthew 13:1-9 This service concludes with a time of sending for the cross-cultural seminar group departing for SE Balkans: Bulgaria, Greece & Turkey.
Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Recognizing Jesus when Phone Booths Vanish.” King writes: When I saw a PBS video on seminaries posted under a heading that asked if what we teach is repairing phone booths, that caught my attention. Maybe because I turn 60 next month, I… Read more »
John Stahl-Wert continues to engage the theme of “Serve and Lead” in this year’s Faculty/Staff Conference. The theme is derived from a line of the the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement. Dr. John Stahl-Wert (EMU ’81)is an entrepreneur, CEO, and Leadership Mentor. John founded a number of initiatives in the Pittsburgh area, including Serving Ventures and Pittsburgh Urban Leadership… Read more »
In this opening session of the annual Fall Faculty/Staff Conference, we welcomed John Stahl-Wert to engage the theme of “Serve and Lead.” The theme is derived from a line of the the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement. Dr. John Stahl-Wert (EMU ’81)is an entrepreneur, CEO, and Leadership Mentor. John founded a number of initiatives in the Pittsburgh… Read more »