University Chapels

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

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

The returning Spring 2016 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Cuba

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

The returning Spring 2016 Guatemala & Cuba Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Cuba this semester.

“Significant Turning Points” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for the final time in chapel as president of the university. There is a passing of the gavel from the current SGA Co-Presidents to the newly elected Co-Presidents. We also host a time of sending for students and faculty soon departing on summer Cross-Cultural Seminars and similar… Read more »

Chapel Address: Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, Presidential Candidate of Choice

& University Chapels.

The EMU Presidential Candidate of Choice, Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, addresses the campus community with reflections from her life journey.  

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.

“Civil Rights Tour” -reflections from tour group participants

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

Listen in as those who were on the spring break Civil Rights Tour reflect on what they gained from the experience.

Dedication Ceremony: “Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations” – University Commons

& Anabaptist Leadership Conference, University Chapels.

Listen to the  dedication ceremony for the Orie O. Miller Hall of Nations, a project honoring the work and life of Orie O. Miller who encouraged significant Mennonite global engagement. The Hall of Nations,  located in the University Commons, features a display of flags of the nations of all of EMU’s students, faculty, and… Read more »

“Rethinking Power: Community Organizing in the Way of Jesus” – Melissa Florer-Bixler

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

Visiting Pastor, Melissa Florer-Bixler, encourages us to “rethink power” in the ways of Jesus. She draws from experience with community organizing and inspiration for how Jesus tells us to think differently about power rather than simply embracing “powerlessness” as a Christian commitment. Melissa Florer-Bixler was on campus for EMU’s visiting pastor program. Melissa is… Read more »

Washington Community Scholars’ Center (Chapel)

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

Students from the Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC) report on their experiences in the capital city.

Holy Week Chapel: Alfombra for Easter

& University Chapels.

Holy Week chapel, held in the Campus Center Greeting Hall, featured engagement with the alfombra (carpet).  The Latino Student Alliance prepared the alfombra to greet and celebrate the coming of Jesus among us! Reflect on paths we share with Jesus: immigrant, salvation, hope and suffering.