2010 Seminary Commencement

& 2010 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 61st Annual Commencement with an address by Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, and Senior Class Salutation by Carmen Horst.  Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School, draws from James 3:1-5

2010 Nurses’ Pinning

& University Chapels.

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.

2010 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2010 Commencement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2010 Baccalaureate service includes reflections on the seminary experience for the 2010 graduates, as well as a time of anointing and sending as they prepare to continue ministry as seminary graduates.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The returning Spring 2010 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester. After chapel, Dave King and Loren Swartzendruber recognize the EMU Women’s Softball team for claiming the ODAC championship after entering the tournament in the eight-place seed.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

The returning Spring 2010 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Mexico this semester.

C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Six students participated in the 2010  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 26. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in 1,500 or less words (8-10 min): Jess Sarriot, a junior Peacebuilding and Development major, won first place with her speech, Peace Churches and War Profits: A Moment for… Read more »

Seminary Chapel – Public presentation by Michael King, Ph.D.

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

“Two Congregations and a Temple:  Toward an EMS Setting Souls and Minds Ablaze” Michael King is the Search Committee for EMU’s next Vice President and Dean of the Seminary candidate of choice. Cascadia Publishing House

Doubt, Faith, Stress and Other Relaxing Topics – Acts of Renewal

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Professional actors Jim and Carol Anderson Shores use theatre to look at real questions of sorting out where God fits in during the midst of our struggles and the struggles of those around us. How do we minister to others in their spiritual quandaries? How do we move through our own? Come enjoy some laughter… Read more »

Stress and Sabbath: Finding Balance in the Chaos

& Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Professional actors Jim and Carol Anderson Shores use theatre to explore the reality of stress in ministry and the need for sabbath. Acts of Renewal is on campus for Spiritual Life Week.

Kingdom-Correct in a Politically Driven World

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, School for Leadership Training, Seminary, Student Speakers.

As part of EMU’s MLK celebration events, guest speaker at School for Leadership Training, Chris Johnson, speaks on “Being Kingdom-Correct in a Politically Driven World”.