Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

“Grains of Sand” – Charlie Tinsley

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“Grains of Sand” – A Worship experience planned by the Seminary Community Counsel Care Committee (and others), drawing from John 1:1-5; Matthew 14:22-23; Matthew 4:1-11 Homily – Charlie Tinsley  

“You are invited” – Emily Nyce and Matt Nyce

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“You are invited” – Psalm 86:1-13 Preaching Class Students Matt Nyce and Emily Nyce Lent, wilderness, and welcome – exploring the Christian theme of confession and assurance (there is room for our whole self in God’s presence)

“Paying Attention” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

“Paying Attention” Exodus 3:1-15 Dr Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of OT, Bible & Religion Assistant Professor of OT, Seminary God calls Moses to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, but in order to hear and respond to this call, Moses must shift his perception of himself and the world in accordance with… Read more »

“Role Reversal” – David Radcliff

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Role reversal” John 13:1-9 Serving others—it’s biblical, valuable…and egotistical. Letting others serve us brings them affirmation, makes our shared work more effective, and reminds us that we aren’t the only ones with things to share. David Radcliff, Director of the New Community Project, a faith-based nonprofit organization based in Peoria, AZ.

“Praying in the Spirit” – Nathanael Ressler

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Ephesians 3:14-20 Seminary Preaching Class student, Nathan Ressler

“Start Close in” – Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Associate Professor of Supervised Ministry Director of Clinical Pastoral Education and Mentored Ministry, engages Chapel Gathering at EMS with a poetic context for conversation and journey with God.

“Visual Theology” – Kathryn Fenton

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Artist Kathryn Fenton is a 2015 Eastern Mennonite Seminary graduate in the Master of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Art. She studied studio art at Messiah College for two years, transferring to EMU to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. Kathryn’s exhibit “Icons for the Mennonite Church” is currently on… Read more »

“On The Way” – Dr. Lonnie Yoder

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

In his Spring 2016 opening convocation address, Dr. Lonnie Yoder, EMS Associate Dean and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, engages our awareness of ministry that happens “On the Way” !

“2015 Advent Reflections on Liberty University” – Charlie Tinsley

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

In the context of a chapel gathering, Eastern Mennonite Seminary student Charlie Tinsley, a graduate of Liberty University, offers Advent reflections on remarks by Liberty president Jerry Falwell Jr. regarding his recent call for students to carry guns.

“Let the Tree Talk” – Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, DORD, Seminary.

Reverend Doctor Gregory M. Howard speaks in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary as part of a “Dialogue on Race and Diversity” in collaboration with EMU Multicultural Services and Campus Ministries. Reverend Doctor Howard, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church East End in Newport News, Virginia speaks from Exodus 3:1-10 on, “Let the tree… Read more »