Visiting Pastor, Melissa Florer-Bixler, encourages us to “rethink power” in the ways of Jesus. She draws from experience with community organizing and inspiration for how Jesus tells us to think differently about power rather than simply embracing “powerlessness” as a Christian commitment. Melissa Florer-Bixler was on campus for EMU’s visiting pastor program. Melissa is… Read more »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »