“Grains of Sand” – Charlie Tinsley

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

“Grains of Sand” – A Worship experience planned by the Seminary Community Counsel Care Committee (and others), drawing from John 1:1-5; Matthew 14:22-23; Matthew 4:1-11 Homily – Charlie Tinsley  

“You are invited” – Emily Nyce and Matt Nyce

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

“You are invited” – Psalm 86:1-13 Preaching Class Students Matt Nyce and Emily Nyce Lent, wilderness, and welcome – exploring the Christian theme of confession and assurance (there is room for our whole self in God’s presence)

“Performing Community: Building Civic Practice Committed to Hospitality and Capacity” – Heidi Winters Vogel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Heidi Winters Vogel, associate professor of theater, presents the monthly University Colloquium address in Mainstage Theater. Heidi’s presentation is entitled “Performing Community: Building Civic Practice Committed to Hospitality and Capacity.”  Heidi is committed to using theater as a tool for social justice.  This program offers an opportunity to hear more about how she does that.

Academic Department Gatherings: “Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread” – Language and Literature

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

Wednesday, February 17, 2016: “Chapel” was scattered around campus and hosted by various academic departments.  This podcast features the Language and Literature Department: Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread – Language and Literature faculty and students share stories about communion through sharing food in the family, classroom, and across borders. Bilingual songs and… Read more »

“Paying Attention” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

“Paying Attention” Exodus 3:1-15 Dr Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of OT, Bible & Religion Assistant Professor of OT, Seminary God calls Moses to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, but in order to hear and respond to this call, Moses must shift his perception of himself and the world in accordance with… Read more »

“Exploring a Call to Ministry?” – Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP)

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Seniors Wesley Wilder and Daniel Barnhart share reflections on their summer Ministry Inquiry Program experiences of exploring a call to ministry.

“Role Reversal” – David Radcliff

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Role reversal” John 13:1-9 Serving others—it’s biblical, valuable…and egotistical. Letting others serve us brings them affirmation, makes our shared work more effective, and reminds us that we aren’t the only ones with things to share. David Radcliff, Director of the New Community Project, a faith-based nonprofit organization based in Peoria, AZ.

“Ash Wednesday Service of Song and Prayer” – Kenneth Nafziger

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

A prayerful service of scripture, readings and singing designed by Kenneth J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, involving the Chamber Singers.

“Praying in the Spirit” – Nathanael Ressler

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

Ephesians 3:14-20 Seminary Preaching Class student, Nathan Ressler

Who is Jesus? – John D. Roth

& University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Roth speaks on the theme of “Who is Jesus?: Christian Convictions, Religious Toleration, and the Future of the Christian Faith.” John D. Roth is professor of history at Goshen (Ind.) College, where he also serves as the editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review, and the director of the Mennonite Historical Library. He is the… Read more »