University Chapels

MLK, Jr. Celebration Service – “Make This Day Count” – Rev. Derrick Parson

& University Chapels.

Join the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through praise and worship featuring the Reverend Derrick Parson and the Eastern Mennonite University Gospel Choir. ——- Reverend Derrick Parson is presently the Pastor of Providence United Methodist Church in Richmond, Virginia. He is a full Elder in the United… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “For Just Such a Time as This” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for his final Opening Convocation service on the theme: For Just Such a Time as This. Chapel includes a time of prayerful sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups departing for the Middle East and Guatemala-Cuba. Scripture: Esther 4:12-14 (The Message): When Hathach told Mordecai what Esther had… Read more »

Cross-cultural Chapel: China 2015

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

Students from the China cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent learning adventure.  Chapel closes with a video slideshow

Christmas Chapel: “Who is this stranger here in our midst?” – Ken J. Nafziger & Heidi Winters Vogel

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

Hear special music, congregational singing, Scripture and readings featuring the EMU Chamber Singers and students from the theater program coordinated by Ken J. Nafziger, Professor of Music & Heidi Winters Vogel, Professor of Theater.  Chapel opens with the annual advent greeting video. “Who is this stranger in our midst?” comes from the song, Helpless… Read more »

“Remain on Route” – Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard

& DORD, University Chapels.

Another Dialogue on Race and Diversity chapel with the theme Remain on Route inspired by Luke 9:51-56 presented by Rev. Dr. Gregory Howard. The Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard is a native of Lancaster, Virginia and currently resides in Williamsburg, Virginia. He is married to the former Margaret Edmond and is the proud father of two daughters, Destiny… Read more »

“Let the Tree Talk” – Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, DORD, Seminary.

Reverend Doctor Gregory M. Howard speaks in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary as part of a “Dialogue on Race and Diversity” in collaboration with EMU Multicultural Services and Campus Ministries. Reverend Doctor Howard, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church East End in Newport News, Virginia speaks from Exodus 3:1-10 on, “Let the tree… Read more »

Founding Multicultural Services – Honoring Dr. Abraham Davis

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Chapel Service honoring Dr. Abraham Davis, founder of multicultural services at EMU.

“Black Lives Matter: The Resocialization of Humanity” – Rev. Dr. Rodney D. Waller

& DORD, University Chapels.

Rev. Dr. Rodney D. Waller speaks on The Resocialization of Humanity inspired by John 11:1-37 for the Dialogue on Race and Ethnicity University Chapel. Reverend Dr. Rodney D. Waller is Senior Pastor of the third oldest African American Church in the United States, First African Baptist Church of Richmond, VA. Dr. Waller earned a… Read more »

“Spiritual Life Week Chapel – Justice and Jesus? How do I make sense of this?”

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

How do Johonna Turner, Nancy Heisey, Ben Bailey, and several student leaders, make sense of justice and Jesus? Hear their stories. Johanna Turner is Assistant Professor with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding. Nancy Heisey is Professor of Bible and Religion. Ben Bailey is Office Coordinator for the Department of Applied Social Sciences.

“Spiritual Life Week Chapel – Justice and Jesus? Why should I care?” – Sabrina Dorman

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

Sabrina Dorman, Director & Co-Founder of New Creation brings Spiritual Like Week chapel focusing on Jesus and Justice. Sabrina hails from the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Her passion for fighting human trafficking quickly developed after volunteering with The Zion Project, and she made it her mission to learn about this issue on a local and… Read more »