“Our Words Matter: Julian of Norwich and Diverse Images of God” – Maria CM Byler and Lindsay Mustafa Davis

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Maria and Lindsay share  their presentation from the Women Doing Theology conference, how Julian of Norwich used metaphors of God as Mother and God as servant to challenge the language and images used for God in her time, and how today, we can learn to apply these images to create a more holistic and… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Daniel Miller

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Daniel Miller, The Dangers of Shepherding: Power, the Church, and Leader-sheep Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Terry Hendricks

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Terry Hendricks, Discerning the Way Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring,… Read more »

Student Recognition Chapel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC)

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

Come to the table and hear from the WCSC Interns what’s been happening in D.C. this semester.

“The Sword of the Spirit” – Larry Friedland

& University Chapels.

Larry Friedland, EMS student, leads a meditative and experiential exploration of Ephesians 6:10-17 combining the elements of theatre and mindful movement with lectio devina and interaction with physical representations of the images from the text. This is an opportunity to engage this scriptural passage in a new and interactive way. Larry is a visiting… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Pauline Hoyte

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Pauline Hoyte, Church and Worship: Discerning Ministry as a “None” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Brittany Conley

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Brittany Conley, Jesus Deconstructor: Lord of Parable, God of Madness, King of Graffiti Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects…. Read more »

“Love One Another as I have Loved You” – Andy Miller, Jess Kraybill

& "Love One Another", Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Pastoral assistants (PAs) lead a final chapel on the campus ministries theme for the year, “Love One Another as I have Loved You” (John 15:1-17). Faculty members Andy Miller and Jess Kraybill offer reflections on the theme. Chapel opens with a selection by the EMU Women’s Choir and concludes with a special announcement about… Read more »

“Finding the Seventh Story” – Brian McLaren

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Brian McLaren speaks on “Finding the Seventh Story” for the Augsberger Lecture Series. Brian will explore the six narratives of violence and then present Jesus’ gospel as a peace narrative.