Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Singing Easter!” – Ken J. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Dr. Ken J. Nafziger leads a hymn sing focusing on the Resurrection.

CIE Interfaith Forum: Amir Akrami and Mark Thiessen Nation

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Amir Akrami and Mark Thiessen Nation – Pluralism, Particularity & the Way to Peace: A Muslim and a Mennonite in Dialogue. Thiessen Nation is Professor of Theology at Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Akrami is Visiting Muslim Scholar at EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement. They each speak from their respective approaches followed by opportunity to… Read more »

“A Maundy Thursday Worship: Love Feast”

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

This special Chapel Gathering around tables in the Seminary includes a  Lenten Meal, Foot Washing and the Eucharist, as well as “A Meditation on Footwashing” by Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 28, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James give a small recap of recent games, but also focus on how all of the numerous postponements could affect EMU’s teams in the coming weeks.  Dave talks about the upcoming NCAA D-III Week, including a competitive blood drive EMU and Bridgewater College are having.

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“A Covenant in Plain Sight” – Ken J. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Dr. Ken J. Nafziger and the EMU Chamber Singers lead this Holy Week chapel service with the gathered campus community. Engage through poetry, scripture, and song, culminating in the Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

Inside Athletics: March 22, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the transition time as the spring sports move from non-conference to conference games.  They talk about teams needing to play within their capabilities, and also cover the great weekend for the track and golf teams.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 15, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week’s Inside Athletics podcast focuses on the baseball team as Dave’s guest is new head coach, Ben Spotts.  After a good start during the non-conference portion, Ben evaluates the progress being made by the team.  He highlights the areas of improvement and shares his strategy for improving the baseball program.  He also looks ahead to the… Read more »

“Into the Far Country…” – Joni Sancken

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Jesus pursues people into the “far countries” of human existence, blazing a trail for us and making it possible for us to minister and serve in Christ’s name even in the most challenging circumstances. Joni Sancken shares a message based on Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32. Dr. Joni Sancken serves as assistant professor of preaching at… Read more »

“My Road to Decision” – Dr. Gerald Brunk

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“My Road to Decision” features an impersonation of Menno Simons which describes his eleven-year journey to his decision to leave the Roman Catholic priesthood and the consequences of that decision. Dr. Gerald Brunk, EMU professor emeritus, brings his impersonation of Menno Simons back to chapel. The first time he did this impersonation in chapel… Read more »

“The Poetics of Creation” – Dr. Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Director of CPE and Mentored Ministry, shares personal reflections, scripture, and poetry on themes of beauty and creation. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman… Read more »