University Chapels

“Love” – Byron Peachey

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Byron Peachey offers the third of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on love.

“Hope” – Joanne Gallardo

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Joanne Gallardo offers the second of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on hope.

“Faith” – Carolyn Stauffer

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Professor Carolyn Stauffer offers the first of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on faith drawing from Habakkuk 2:1-3.

“Like No Other” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The campus community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on EMU being “like no other …” This service concludes with a  time of sending for the New Zealand and South Africa & Lesotho cross-cultural groups leaving soon after chapel.

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, Student 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.

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.

“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 »

Spiritual Life Week ‘Chapel Gathering’ – Shaun Groves

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

The good news of the Bible is not only about what we have been saved from, but also what we have been saved for – something to do with God’s plan to provide for the poor. This plan can be traced from an obscure law about bread in the biblical book of Exodus. Listen to… Read more »