Inside Athletics: January 25, 2013

& University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James jump right into the exciting activities of the past week, which includes men’s volleyball starting their season, track & field starting their second semester, and both basketball teams taking wins from rival Bridgewater. Then they tackle the hot topic of social media and student-athletes, from what… Read more »

“Plain and Frum: The Amish and Hasidim Compared as Folk Groups” – Simon Bronner

& University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Simon J. Bronner, distinguished university professor of American studies and Folklore at Penn State University, offers the January 2013 colloquium presentation. Dr. Bronner is an American folklorist, ethnologist, historian, educator and author. Dr. Bronner’s personal website includes links to his blog and other information.

MLK Day Forum – Shane Claiborne

& University Chapels.

Shane Claiborne wraps up the MLK Day of Service and Learning by relating  the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to Christian faith and our contemporary culture. His presentation includes two video segments.  The first is available on the DVD Another World is Possible: Vol. 2. The second video is by Ben Cohen of Ben… Read more »

MLK Day Chapel – Shane Claiborne

& University Chapels.

Shane Claiborne kicks of the MLK Day of Service and Learning by relating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to Christian faith and our contemporary culture. Shane Claiborne is a bestselling author, prominent Christian activist, sought-after speaker and recovering sinner. With tears and laughter, Shane Claiborne unveils the tragic messes we’ve made of… Read more »

“North Korea” – Katharina Zellweger

& University Chapels.

Katharina Zellweger, a career international aid manager with over 30 years’ experience in the field in North Korea, Hong Kong, and China,speaks about the situation in North Korea. Zellweger lived and worked in Pyongyang, North Korea, for five years (2006-2011) as the North Korea country director for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation… Read more »

“Undocumented and Unafraid: Personal Lessons from Community Organizing” – Isabel Castill

& University Chapels.

What does it mean to be an undocumented youth today in the United States? What is the significance of coming out and sharing your story? What avenues do pieces of legislation such as the DREAM Act provide for these youth and how can you lend your support? Isabel Castillo  shares her faith and life experiences… Read more »

Inside Athletics: January 18, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week, Dave reports directly from the NCAA annual convention being held in Grapevine, Texas.  Sue Kolb, women’s soccer coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being, joins Dave in reporting on educational sessions they each attended as well as general observations about the annual convention. Issues of compliance, social media, fundraising and concussions… Read more »

“Prayers for Christian Unity”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Chapel Gathering in the Seminary hosts, “Prayers for Christian Unity: A Yearly Ecumenical Worship Service.” 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… Read more »

“Joyful Living (finding abundant life)” – Judy Mullet

& Abundant Life, University Chapels.

Judy Mullet opens conversation about abundant life/joyful living as a practice of faith. This theme will carry through spring semester chapels and the spring spiritual life week featuring Amanda Garber, pastor of Rise.  Judy Mullet serves as professor in the psychology and master’s in education departments.

“Searching for God through Art” – Kathryn Fenton

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

In this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Kathryn Fenton shares about her sense of calling both to Art and Theology as she shares about  “Searching for God through Art.” “Here I raise my Ebenezer, Hither by Thy help I’m come. ” The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern… Read more »