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”.

Opening convocation: Don’t Stop Asking Questions

& University Chapels.

Loren Swartzendruber speaks on “Don’t Stop Asking Questions” for opening convocation to kick off the Faith and Doubt: Finding Our Way chapel series. There is also a time of sending for the Guatemala Cross-cultural seminar group. Luke 20:1-8.

Seminary Spring Convocation: “Like an endless falling”

& University Chapels.

Interim Dean of the Seminary, Dr. Sara Wenger Shenk, Delivers the Seminary Spring Convocation address, “Like an endless falling.”

Opening Convocation: Called to Serve and Lead

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Campus Community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber open spring semester with the convocation address, “Called to Serve and Lead.”  The scripture reference is Matthew 20:25-28. The gathered community also commissions and sends the India and Guatemala/U.S.-Mexico Border cross-cultural seminar groups at the close of the service.

Cross-cultural Chapel: South Africa & Lesotho

& University Chapels.

Students from the South Africa and Lesotho cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent adventure.