University Chapels

“Abundant Life for All” – Amanda Garber

& Abundant Life, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

This Chapel Gathering in the Seminary is led by pastor Amanda Garber, along with EMS students associated with RISE, a new faith community in the Harrisonburg area.   Abundant Life for all is the theme for the University’s Spring Spiritual Life Week, and Amanda is the featured guest speaker. Amanda Miller Garber was born… Read more »

“SLW Chapel: Unpacking Abundant Life” – Amanda Garber

& Abundant Life, University Chapels.

Launch into unpacking Abundant Life for all, the theme for Spiritual Life Week, with pastor Amanda Garber. Amanda Miller Garber was born and raised in the beautiful Roanoke Valley of Virginia. She holds degrees from the University of Virginia, James Madison University, and Duke Divinity School. She currently serves as the pastor of RISE,… Read more »

“Camp Day chapel” – CC Greeting Hall

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

Camp Day Chapel gathered in the Campus Center greeting hall, surrounded by representatives from  camp organizations from several states.  Athletic department chair Lester Zook shared about EMU’s Wilderness Seminar program, accompanied by three students who participated in the experience last summer.

“Eradicating child-slavery, advocating for children’s rights” – Jean-Robert Cadet

& University Chapels.

Peace Fellowship hosts Jean-Robert Cadet for a chapel forum. Jean-Robert Cadet, a former Haitian child-slave, is now working to eradicate child-slavery in his native country. Jean-Robert is an advocate for children’s rights all over the world – working closely with the UN multiple times to form anti-human-trafficking policies and statements, the US Congress, the… Read more »

“Abundant Life” – Steve Kriss

& Abundant Life, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Living the abundant life means taking your questions to heart. Associate Director of Pastoral Studies for EMU’s STEP Program in Lancaster, PA, Steve Kriss is a pastor, student, teacher, and follower of Jesus living in Philadelphia. He’s studied communication and continues to write a column for Mennonite World Review frequently. As a pastor, Steve… Read more »

Inside Athletics: January 25, 2013

& University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James jump right into the exciting activites of the past week, which includes men’s volleyball starting their season, track & field starting their second semester, and both basketball teams taking wins from rival Bridgewater.  Then they tackle the hot topic of social media and student-athletes, from what… Read more »

MLK Day Forum – Shane Claiborne

& University Chapels.

Shane Claiborne wraps up the MLK Day of Service and Learning by relating  the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to Christian faith and our contemporary culture. His presentation includes two video segments.  The first is available on the DVD Another World is Possible: Vol. 2. The second video is by Ben Cohen of Ben… Read more »

MLK Day Chapel – Shane Claiborne

& University Chapels.

Shane Claiborne kicks of the MLK Day of Service and Learning by relating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. to Christian faith and our contemporary culture. Shane Claiborne is a bestselling author, prominent Christian activist, sought-after speaker and recovering sinner. With tears and laughter, Shane Claiborne unveils the tragic messes we’ve made of… Read more »

“North Korea” – Katharina Zellweger

& University Chapels.

Katharina Zellweger, a career international aid manager with over 30 years’ experience in the field in North Korea, Hong Kong, and China,speaks about the situation in North Korea. Zellweger lived and worked in Pyongyang, North Korea, for five years (2006-2011) as the North Korea country director for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation… Read more »

“Undocumented and Unafraid: Personal Lessons from Community Organizing” – Isabel Castill

& University Chapels.

What does it mean to be an undocumented youth today in the United States? What is the significance of coming out and sharing your story? What avenues do pieces of legislation such as the DREAM Act provide for these youth and how can you lend your support? Isabel Castillo  shares her faith and life experiences… Read more »