Faculty/Staff Speakers

Seminary Convocation – “Little by Little” – Nancy Heisey

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary.

Dr. Nancy Heisey, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Associate Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies and Church History.

Community Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

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

Gather as a community for an Advent and Christmas service of Lessons and Carols featuring Christian scripture and song. This service features readers from the EMU theater program and music featuring student song leaders, a handbell choir and the vocal ensemble Emulate.

“Finding your footing in an upside-down world” – Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Grounded in Christ? In today’s world? Professor Linford Stutzman helps us explore finding your footing in an upside-down world. This chapel contributes to the Grounded in Christ chapel series inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21.

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 2)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear sharing by Brian Simpson, Amanda Williams, and Daniel Showalter

“Laments for an Age of Sexualized Power: Discoveries in the Process of Art Making” – Jerry Holsopple

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Jerry Holsopple, professor of visual and communication arts, shares on his 2015 sabbatical entitled: “Laments for an Age of Sexualized Power: Discoveries in the Process of Art Making.”

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 1)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers.

Spiritual Renewal Week Chapel: A service including Biblical monologues, song, painting creation & the Alpha Omega Dancers.

“Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse” – Jerry Holsopple

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with a Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse in Religious Contexts led by Jerry Holsopple, Professor of Visual and Communication Arts.

“Fractured Trust: Broken People, Broken Systems”

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

Sexual violence creates a brokenness for the individual and the system or community. How can we understand, support and move towards healing without contributing to the brokenness? This University Chapel is sponsored by the EMU Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention.

“Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn” – Ken L. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with Dr. Ken L. Nafziger addressing Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn. As a psychologist who both practiced and trained doctoral students, Dr. Nafziger addresses questions about porn such as – Is it a form of safe sex? How does porn affect the brain, erectile dysfunction and real sex?… Read more »