Homecoming

Homecoming Worship Service 2016

& Homecoming.

Ken J. Nafziger and the EMU Chamber Singers lead this service of worship during Homecoming 2016 in which this year’s Alumni Award recipients reflect on Micah 6:8. “He has told you, O mortal, what is good;     and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness,     and to… Read more »

“A capella Voices Unite” – Homecoming 2016

& Homecoming.

Enjoy the rich sounds of alumni vocal groups Shekinah, Good Company, Bellaccord, and current student group, Emulate, under the direction of Dr. Ryan Keebaugh, assistant professor of music.

Homecoming Chapel: “Incarnational Presence: being with those in need” – 2016 Alumni Award Recipients

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

2016 EMU Distinguished Service Award recipients share from their service and leadership roles engaging therapy work with distressed families and individuals at Gould Farm for the past 35 years. 2016 Young Alum of the Year recipient, shares about her work in through video. Emulate offers several musical selections.

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

Ken J. Nafziger and the EMU Chamber Singers lead the Homecoming Congregation in a service of worship and hearing the stories of this year’s alumni award honorees.

“Project Peanut Butter” – Martin Histand ’05

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

Martin Histand ’05 reflects on his experiences at EMU and with Mennonite Central Committee and how they informed working with Project Peanut Butter – a program addressing global malnutrition in children. Histand is being honored as Young Alum of the Year. During his time as a student and upon graduation from EMU in 2005,… Read more »

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

In this worship celebration of song and scripture, Alum of the Year Tim Leaman (’93), Distinguished Service Award recipient Ezra T. Peachey (’54, Seminary ’56), and Outstanding Young Alum Isabel Castillo (’07) are recognized and share stories from their life and work.

“Buddhist Psychology” – Russell Pyle ’03

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Homecoming.

Russell James Pyle ’03, psychotherapist and PhD student in counselor education at the University of New Mexico, presents on Buddhist psychology. From Russell: “With the rise of the mindfulness movement in psychotherapy, there has been a renewed interest in the wisdom psychology of Buddhism. Buddhist principles can be beneficial to the process of healing… Read more »

“Homecoming Chapel” — Isabel Castillo ’07

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

Homecoming Chapel: Still in her 20s, Isabel Castillo ’07 is already a nationally recognized leader of the immigration-law reform movement in the United States. She was the commencement speaker at the University of San Francisco, was called one of “the 21 brave thinkers of 2011” by Atlantic magazine, and was featured prominently in the… Read more »

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

In this worship celebration of song and scripture, alumni of the Year Vic and Christina Buckwalter and Distinguished Service Award recipient David Boshart are recognized, and share stories from their life and work.

Homecoming: A Festive Gathering

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Homecoming.

EMU alumni from classes ending in ‘2 and ‘7 gather in Lehman Auditorium for welcome and comments prior to the individual class reunions and photos.  The video shown at this presentation can be viewed on YouTube.