University Chapels

Losing that Loving Feeling–Leonard Dow

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

In this chapel gathering in the Seminary connected with  the University’s  Spiritual Life Week, Pastor Leonard Dow references the 1964 song by the Righteous Brothers, “You’ve lost that loving feeling” as he speaks from the heart, reflecting  on Revelations 2:1-7. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events aimed at… Read more »

Called by God: Wrestling with Who I Am – Leonard Dow ’87

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Are you wrestling with who you are?  In this opening chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Pastor Leonard Dow speaks on this theme inspired from the biblical story of Jacob. Each semester, campus ministries hosts Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events aimed at deepening faith in Jesus Christ. The February 2011 events are themed… Read more »

Cross-cultural Chapel: Spain & Morocco

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

The cross-cultural group shares reflections on learning in Spain and Morocco.

Decisionism, Denominationalism or Discipleship? Call to the Way

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Elaine Enns and Ched Myers speak for the annual Augsburger Lecture Series on “Decisionism, Denominationalism or Discipleship?  Call to the Way.”   In this International Education Week reflection, Elaine and Ched talk about their own conversion in college to the Way of Jesus, and profile the radical discipleship movement as “the best party in town.” Their work… Read more »

Homecoming Chapel: Midwives for Haiti – Nadene Brunk ’75

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

EMU alumna Nadene Brunk, 1975, receives this year’s Distinguished Service Award during Homecoming.   In this Homecoming chapel, she reflects on years of work in Haiti.  Brunk is founder and manager of an organization called Midwives for Haiti.

Opening Convocation: Think about these Things

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

785 people from among the EMU campus community gather to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on Philippians 4:4-9 to open the academic year.

2010 Nurses’ Pinning

& University Chapels.

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

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

The returning Spring 2010 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester. After chapel, Dave King and Loren Swartzendruber recognize the EMU Women’s Softball team for claiming the ODAC championship after entering the tournament in the eight-place seed.

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 Mexico this semester.

Doubt, Faith, Stress and Other Relaxing Topics – Acts of Renewal

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Professional actors Jim and Carol Anderson Shores use theatre to look at real questions of sorting out where God fits in during the midst of our struggles and the struggles of those around us. How do we minister to others in their spiritual quandaries? How do we move through our own? Come enjoy some laughter… Read more »