“Plastic Jesus – the comfortable Jesus” Luke 4:16-30 Theme: The Plastic Jesus, ways in which we try and make Jesus and the gospel into what works for us. Cyneatha Millsaps, Lead Pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, IL. and Multicultural Liaison and Consultant for Multicultural Affairs for the Illinois Mennonite Conference
Jessamyn Tobin, ’16 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University where she studied Social Work, Pre-Law and Political Studies. Artist Statement: “I believe that we are profoundly connected to one another, to the universe around us, and to our Creator. My artwork has been a way for me to encounter light and unity in times of… Read more »
Fall Convocation 2016 “After the boxes are packed” Lamentations 3:1-26. Dr. Michael A. King, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Dean Theme: Clinging to the Lord’s steadfast love and mercies when nothing else seems available and even the assurances that our hope is in God seem insubstantial.
Matt Carlson “Singing our Stories: Building Community through Shared Experience and Shared Expression” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then… Read more »
Clyde Kratz, Conference Minister, Virginia Mennonite Conference, Mennonite Church USA. “Maintaining Right Relationships” (James 3:13-18) This is the second of two special Eastern Mennonite Seminary chapel presentations to help us discern our way through complexities related to denominational divisions rooted in different understandings of LGBTQ relationships. Meredith McNabb, the March 29 presenter is Director… Read more »
Rev. Meredith McNabb, Director of Clergy Excellence, Board of Ordained Ministries, Virginia United Methodist Conference, United Methodist Church. “Wrestling Up” (Genesis 32:22-32 Romans 12:1-3, 9-21) This is the first of two special Eastern Mennonite Seminary chapel presentations to help us discern our way through complexities related to denominational divisions rooted in different understandings of… Read more »