University Chapels

Faculty/Staff Conference – Ted Swartz: “Creativity in the University”

& University Chapels.

In this opening session of the annual Fall Faculty/Staff Conference, we welcomed Ted Swartz of Ted & Company to engage the theme,  Creativity in the University, taken from various places in the Eastern Mennonite University mission statement.  Ted is set to launch a new book, Laughter is Sacred Space next month.

2012 Baccalaureate

& 2012 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

EMU celebrates the University’s 94th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Mark Metzler Sawin, Professor of History, addresses the graduates with his speech, titled, Wisdom & Vanity: A Teacher’s Parting Words.  Senior class co-presidents Rochelle Fisher and Gabriel Brunk offer Senior Class Salutations.

Inside Athletics: April 26, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics, University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the whirlwind end of the regular season, which saw softball have two doubleheaders postponed and then rescheduled into the middle of finals week. They also talk about the upcoming ODAC Softball Tournament, as well as the All-ODAC Teams and possible philosophies behind voting.

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Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

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

The returning Spring 2012 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Mexico

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

The returning Spring 2012 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Mexico this semester.

“Reflections of Awe” – Earthkeepers

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

EMU professors Doug Graber-Neufeld, Steve Johnson, and Lester Zook share reflections of awe of the natural world and revering nature in this chapel hosted by the Earthkeepers club.

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.

“Noticing” with Alan and Eleanor Kreider – Augsburger Lectures

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Alan and Eleanor Kreider speak on “Noticing” as part of their “Worship and Mission after Christendom” series for the Augsburger Lectureship.  “Our Journey into Worship and Mission” is the theme Alan and Eleanor Kreider bring to the campus community as guests for the Augsburger Lecture series this spring. Alan and Eleanor Kreider The Kreiders bring… Read more »

Think Differently– not ‘Try Harder’ – Pastor Jess Engle

& University Chapels.

Consider what it means to think differently rather than “trying harder” with reflections from Matthew 5:38-42 and John 20:21-22 plus personal narrative. His daughter, Grace, responds with an original song following the message. Jess Engle is married to Naomi and together they have 3 daughters – Anna, an EMU grad teaching in Japan; Grace, a… Read more »

“Stay Awake!” – Shenandoah Valley Biblical Storytellers

& University Chapels.

Consider the focused teaching of Jesus in his final week on earth– after he entered Jerusalem yet before he was arrested. Matthew 24:1-26:13 is presented as storytelling by members of the Shenandoah Valley Biblical Storytellers. Biblical storytellers: David Downey, Judy Wilfong, Kathy Thompson, Robert Alley and Barbara Moyer Lehman.