University Chapels

“A Desire to Belong” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Swartzendruber launches the year with reflections on belonging based on Luke 6:27-31. This service concludes with a  time of sending for the Spain-Morocco and China cross-cultural groups departing for the semester.

Connect: An Orientation Gathering for Worship and Reflection

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

EMU President, Dr. Loren Swartzendruber, delivers the morning Sermon during the orientation weekend Sunday morning worship.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East (Israel/Palestine/Turkey)

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

The returning Spring 2013 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Colombia

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

The returning Spring 2013 Guatemala & Colombia Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Colombia this semester.

“Just One, One, One” – Lana Miller

& University Chapels.

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, Lana Miller has shaped a chapel service around her message entitled, “Just One, One, One.” ——- Lana Miller is an EMS graduate who served as interim campus pastor at EMU in 2007-08. Lana and her husband Andy recently served with MCC in Cambodia with… Read more »

“Parents Just Don’t Understand” – James Ellis III

& University Chapels.

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, James Ellis III has shaped a chapel service with a message entitled, “Parents Just Don’t Understand,” taken from Genesis 27:12-13 ——- James Ellis, III is an ordained Baptist minister who describes himself as “Christian by conviction, Baptist by tradition, and ecumenical in spirit.” James… Read more »

Inside Athletics: April 19, 2013

& University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, James gives a quick summary of the end of the regular season for our spring sports, plus what to look for in the upcoming ODAC Tournaments.  Then Cross Country/Track & Field Coach Jason Lewkowicz joins for an in-depth look at the flow of the entire year for his… Read more »

Student Recognition Chapel

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

University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

“Strong Trees of Faith” – Carmen Schrock-Hurst

& University Chapels.

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, Carmen Schrock-Hurst has shaped a chapel service entitled Strong Trees of Faith and speaks on this theme as well. ——- Carmen Schrock-Hurst is an ordained Mennonite minister and current instructor in the EMU Bible and Religion department. She holds a MA of Theology from… Read more »

“Fact or Fiction? Friend or Foe? A Personal Journey of Coming to Peace with Evolution” – Darrel Falk

& University Chapels.

(The second link is the afternoon Science Seminar by Dr. Falk) This Chapel talk describes the personal process of overcoming the painful cognitive dissonance that can easily impact the life of a Christian who loves the sciences, and entering into a joy-filled celebration of the beauty of science and faith united in Christ. Dr…. Read more »