University Chapels

“Our Shared Journey Toward Healing” – Tony and Becky Brenneman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather with Tony and Becky as they reflect on their shared journey of experiencing a hiking accident, serious injuries and the healing journey.

“Queer and Christian?” – Safe Space Storytellers

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

EMU Safe Space storytellers Matt Naugle and Dallas Hetrick reflect on their personal experiences of wrestling with God, faith and the Church. Poetry from Becoming Hallowed by Haley Brooks, Goshen College student, is also read.

Homecoming Chapel: “Incarnational Presence: being with those in need” – 2016 Alumni Award Recipients

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

2016 EMU Distinguished Service Award recipients share from their service and leadership roles engaging therapy work with distressed families and individuals at Gould Farm for the past 35 years. 2016 Young Alum of the Year recipient, shares about her work in through video. Emulate offers several musical selections.

“How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes Your Life” – Aaron Kauffman

& University Chapels.

Latino Student Alliance guides the campus community in celebrating Latino Heritage Month. Aaron Kauffman, president of Virginia Mennonite Missions, speaks on the theme: How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes your Life. Carol Snell-Feikema leads in singing.

“Sex & Millennials: #NewScripts” – Carolyn Stauffer

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series begins with Dr. Carolyn Stauffer offering a spiritual (primarily Christian spirituality) and relational framing for our sexuality.

“Forging Peace one gun at a time” – Mike Martin

& University Chapels.

Hear stories of forging peace with RAWtools – repurposing weapons into hand tools to be used in the creation of something new. Singing is led by Les Gustafson-Zook, Mennonite Central Committee North American Relief Sale & My Coins Count Coordinator. The My Coins Count collection will be gathered for the Virginia Relief Sale held… Read more »

“Love as Commitment” – Dr. Scot McKnight (Augsburger Lecture)

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Scot McKnight speaks on Love as Commitment (Mark 12:28-34) as part of a Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life emphasis for the 2016 Augsburger Lecture Series and the Missional Church Partnership with Virginia Mennonite Missions, Virginia Mennonite Conference, Park View Mennonite Church, Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary. ——- Rev. Canon… Read more »

“Grounded in Christ?” – Michele Hershberger

& Grounded, University Chapels.

Grounded in Christ? In today’s world? Michele Hershberger helps us explore what is so compelling and timely about being Grounded in Christ. This chapel contributes to the Grounded in Christ chapel series inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21. ——- Michele Hershberger teaches Bible and ministry at Hesston College, Hesston, KS. She was a keynote speaker for… Read more »

“Cross-cultural Music & Worship”

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

An International Education Week inspired service featuring cross-cultural music and worship.

Summer Cross-culturals – Quebec, Local Context, Washington D.C.

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

Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups that spent time in Quebec, Harrisonburg, and Washington, D.C.