University Chapels

Spiritual Life Week Chapel: “Saved? For What?” – Shaun Groves

& 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. Shaun Groves is a singer/songwriter, speaker, blogger, husband, daddy and friend. He feels and thinks deeply and laughs easily… Read more »

University Convocation: “Called to Peacebuilding” – Dr. Loren Swartzendruber

& University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber speaks on peacebuilding, one of the EMU shared values, for the opening convocation of spring semester. Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala & Mexico Cross-cultural Seminar group at the end of convocation. Also check out the video that was shown in chapel before President Swartzendruber spoke! Matthew 5:3-10… Read more »

Cross-cultural Chapel: South Africa & Lesotho

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

Students from the South Africa and Lesotho cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent adventure.

Inspired Peacebuilding – Leymah Gbowee ’11 and Doug Hostetter ’66

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

Leymah Gbowee and Doug Hostetter share stories on their experiences with faith-inspired peace building.  Carolyn Stauffer is worship leader. Carolyn Stauffer is Assistant Professor in the Applied Social Sciences Department. Doug Hostetter serves as the Mennonite Central Committee Representative to the United Nations and is a EMU alumnus. Doug is the 1966 class president. Leymah… Read more »

SLW closing chapel: Get Out of the Boat – Brenda Matthews

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Mama Brenda Matthews preaches on Matthew 14:25-32 and from her urban context in Chicago, IL in this high energy call to take risks of faith in following Jesus.  Brenda is speaking in various events on campus this week for Spiritual Life Week.

2011-12 Fall Convocation

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses a gathered community of more than 850 in Lehman Auditorium to open the academic year.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

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

The returning Spring 2011 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Syria, Palestine, and Israel this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala

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

The returning Spring 2010 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and at the US/Mexico border this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: India

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

The returning Spring 2011 India Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their Cross-Cultural experience.

Called by God: Ordinary People, Extraordinary God–Leonard Dow

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Does God call ordinary people like me? Drawing from the biblical account of Peter and John healing a lame beggar at the temple gate, Pastor Leonard Dow speaks on being “Called by God” for this final Spiritual Life Week chapel.  Local singer/songwriter Jessica Crawford opens with a song. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life… Read more »