Applying the Greatest Commandment – Mark Adams

& University Chapels.

Consider how we apply what Jesus sees as the greatest commandment as Mark Adams reflects on Matthew 22:34-40. Mark Adams is a Presbyterian Minister serving on the U.S. and Mexican border with Frontera de Cristo. He was one of the resource persons for the 2011 Guatemala & Mexico cross-cultural learning group.

Inside Athletics: October 21, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics, University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” Dave and James talk more about this year’s three Hall of Honor inductees and getting them plugged into a handful of venues over Homecoming.  They wrap up by looking at the final days of the regular seasons of the fall sports and how the postseason might play out. Inside Athletics… Read more »

“Semester Break: Dreams for the Journey” – Michael King

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

Eastern Mennonite Seminary Dean Michael King reflects on Daniel 4:9-18 and the significance of the dreams we dream when we’re asleep. Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary community but open to all.

“God Works Here” – Nicholas Detweiler-Stoddard

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary students Nicholas Detweiler-Stoddard and Isaac Harper plan and lead worship for Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.  Nicholas preaches from the Old Testament book of Job, proclaiming that “God Works Here.” Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary community but open to all.

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, receives EMU’s “Alumna of the Year Award” and shares personal reflections. Also being honored posthumously is Glen Lapp, EMU’s “Distinguished Service Award” recipient, who was killed in 2010 while on a medical relief trip to a remote part of Afghanistan.  Reverend David Myers also brings greetings from the White… Read more »

Reunion Gathering

& Homecoming.

The reunion classes gather in Lehman Auditorium for a short presentation.  President Swartzendruber recognizes the newest inductees into the EMU Hall of Honor, as well as Alumna of the year Leymah Gbowee and the Distinguished Service Award recipient Glen Lapp. Leymah Gbowee and the parents of Glen Lapp offer a response of gratitude.

Pray The Devil Back to Hell

& Homecoming.

Hear the introduction of and response by 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate and EMU Alumna of the year Leymah Gbowee.   “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” is an award-winning documentary about the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war.  The documentary… Read more »

Inside Athletics: October 14, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s Inside Athletics, Dave and James talk about the excitement of Homecoming Weekend, including the varsity matches throughout the day on Saturday and the baseball and softball alumni games in the morning. Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Athletic Director Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening… Read more »

Inspired Peacebuilding – Leymah Gbowee ’11 and Doug Hostetter ’66

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

Leymah Gbowee and Doug Hostetter share stories on their experiences with faith-inspired peace building.  Carolyn Stauffer is worship leader. Carolyn Stauffer is Assistant Professor in the Applied Social Sciences Department. Doug Hostetter serves as the Mennonite Central Committee Representative to the United Nations and is a EMU alumnus. Doug is the 1966 class president. Leymah… Read more »

“Today salvation has come to this house” – Dr. Bruno Dyck

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Dr. Bruno Dyck speaks in Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, drawing from Luke 19:1-11 Bruno Dyck, ’82, holds a PhD in business from the University of Alberta and is a professor at the University of Manitoba. Dyck will present on a book he is writing, “Luke on Management.” His research looks at the role of… Read more »