University Chapels

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 »

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.