Faculty/Staff Speakers

Seminary Convocation – “Sabbath: a freeing discipline”

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

In the Seminary Spring semester convocation address Lonnie Yoder invites students, faculty, staff, and guests to consider the discipline of sabbath amidst frenzied schedules.  Dr. Yoder serves as Associate Dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling.  In this convocation, he draws on Matthew 11: 25-30.

Homecoming Worship: Come Gather!

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During Homecoming, 2010, in this Sunday morning service of worship, Alumni association award recipients Nadene Brunk ’75 and Dwight Gingerich ’81 share their stories as they reflect on Matthew 11:28-30 where Jesus calls his followers to rest.

Opening Convocation: Think about these Things

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

785 people from among the EMU campus community gather to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on Philippians 4:4-9 to open the academic year.

2010 Commencement

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EMU celebrates the University’s 92nd Annual Commencement. Joseph B. Martin, M.D., Ph.D. offers the Commencement address, Keeping Faith Relevant.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Amy Histand, Benjamin Shank, Cheryl Leiphart, and Scott Becker.

2010 Baccalaureate

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EMU celebrates the University’s 92nd Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service.  Dr. Judy Mullet, professor of psychology and education , addresses the graduates with her speech, titled, Life is Not a Journey.

2010 Seminary Commencement

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 61st Annual Commencement with an address by Dr. Stanley Hauerwas, and Senior Class Salutation by Carmen Horst.  Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe Professor of Theological Ethics at Duke Divinity School, draws from James 3:1-5

2010 Seminary Baccalaureate

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2010 Baccalaureate service includes reflections on the seminary experience for the 2010 graduates, as well as a time of anointing and sending as they prepare to continue ministry as seminary graduates.

Seminary Chapel – Public presentation by Michael King, Ph.D.

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“Two Congregations and a Temple:  Toward an EMS Setting Souls and Minds Ablaze” Michael King is the Search Committee for EMU’s next Vice President and Dean of the Seminary candidate of choice. Cascadia Publishing House

Kingdom-Correct in a Politically Driven World

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As part of EMU’s MLK celebration events, guest speaker at School for Leadership Training, Chris Johnson, speaks on “Being Kingdom-Correct in a Politically Driven World”.

Opening Convocation: Called to Serve and Lead

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Campus Community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber open spring semester with the convocation address, “Called to Serve and Lead.”  The scripture reference is Matthew 20:25-28. The gathered community also commissions and sends the India and Guatemala/U.S.-Mexico Border cross-cultural seminar groups at the close of the service.