University Chapels

Holy Week Chapel: Alfombra for Easter

& University Chapels.

Holy Week chapel, held in the Campus Center Greeting Hall, featured engagement with the alfombra (carpet).  The Latino Student Alliance prepared the alfombra to greet and celebrate the coming of Jesus among us! Reflect on paths we share with Jesus: immigrant, salvation, hope and suffering.

“Speaking for Peace” – C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Sampler

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear students speaking for peace  in preparation for the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest to be held Friday, March 18 at 7 p.m. Hannah Chappell-Dick – “Beyond Fight or Flight: Becoming Mennonite in an Adrenaline-soaked World” Bethany Chupp – “Standing at the Door” Ethan Herman – “Active Pacifism and Using Conflict as a… Read more »

“Sending Y-Trip Groups to Serve Others in Faith”

& University Chapels.

What does it mean to serve others in faith? The Y-Serve student organization and campus ministries will reflect on this and hear from each group departing campus to serve and learn with others. Y-Trip Locations for 2016 Civil Rights Learning Tour with Multicultural and International Student Services, the Gospel Choir, Y-Serve and the Black… Read more »

“Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery” – Erica Littlewolf

& University Chapels.

Re“placing” ourselves and modern day realities: where do we go from here? – Erica Littlewolf ——- For more than five centuries, the Doctrine of Discovery and the laws based upon it have legalized the theft of land, labor and resources from Indigenous Peoples across the world and systematically denied their human rights. This Doctrine… Read more »

“Blessed are Those Who Haven’t Seen and Still Believe” – SLW Chapel

& Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

As Spiritual Life Week comes to a close, the campus community gathers in Martin Chapel for music, drama, ritual and prayer on the theme blessed are those who haven’t seen and still believe. Christian Parks offers the monologue of Thomas, and all participants are invited to join in a prayer practice, a time of… Read more »

Academic Department Gatherings: “Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread” – Language and Literature

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016: “Chapel” was scattered around campus and hosted by various academic departments.  This podcast features the Language and Literature Department: Becoming Known in the Breaking of Bread – Language and Literature faculty and students share stories about communion through sharing food in the family, classroom, and across borders. Bilingual songs and… Read more »

“Exploring a Call to Ministry?” – Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP)

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Seniors Wesley Wilder and Daniel Barnhart share reflections on their summer Ministry Inquiry Program experiences of exploring a call to ministry.

“Ash Wednesday Service of Song and Prayer” – Kenneth Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

A prayerful service of scripture, readings and singing designed by Kenneth J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, involving the Chamber Singers.

Who is Jesus? – John D. Roth

& University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Roth speaks on the theme of “Who is Jesus?: Christian Convictions, Religious Toleration, and the Future of the Christian Faith.” John D. Roth is professor of history at Goshen (Ind.) College, where he also serves as the editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review, and the director of the Mennonite Historical Library. He is the… Read more »

Camp Day Chapel

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Chapel takes place in the Campus Center Greeting Hall where 21 camps are represented on campus today to let students know about service and work opportunities.