Faculty/Staff Speakers

2011-12 Fall Convocation

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses a gathered community of more than 850 in Lehman Auditorium to open the academic year.

Seminary Fall Convocation

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

Michael A. King,Vice President and Dean of  Eastern Mennonite Seminary, offers the address in this Fall Convocation chapel gathering in the seminary.  His message is titled,  “A Bible as big as the Universe”.

2011 Baccalaureate

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

EMU celebrates the University’s 93rd Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service.  Dr. Peter Dula, Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture, addresses the graduates with his speech, titled, Education on the Way to Emmaus.  Senior class co-presidents Janelle Freed and Braydon Hoover offer Senior Class Salutations.

2011 Seminary Commencement

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 62nd Annual Commencement with an address by George R. Brunk III, dean emeritus and professor emeritus of New Testament at EMS, titled, “Anointed for Ministry.”

2011 Nurses’ Pinning

& 2011 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.

“Dietrich Bonhoeffer the Assassin? Challenging a Myth, Recovering Costly Grace” Mark Thiessen Nation

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation, professor of Theology presents the monthly Colloquium lecture, focusing on Dietrich Bonhoeffer. The thesis of this lecture is two-fold. First, contrary to the prevailing assumptions, Dietrich Bonhoeffer was not arrested, imprisoned or executed because of involvement in plots to kill Hitler. Second, it is more accurate to say that he… Read more »

SLT Closing Celebration Worship

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, School for Leadership Training, Seminary.

Vice President and Seminary Dean Michael King preaches in the closing worship service for the 2011 School for Leadership Training at EMS.  This year’s theme is “Pentecost Remixed: The Work of the Holy Spirit.”

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!

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Homecoming.

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.