Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

Seminary SLW1: “A Bridge To Self” – Conrad and Donna Mast

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speakers Donna and Conrad Mast speak this week on the theme “Passage: Building bridges you’d rather burn.” Tuesday’s Chapel: “A Bridge To Self”- Romans 12:1-5; Genesis 32:24-30 The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every… Read more »

“Still Holding On” – David Evans

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

New EMS Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural, and Interfaith Studies David Evans draws from the following scripture texts as he engages us in our Chapel Gathering on the topic, “Still Holding On:” Psalm 22:1-15, Mark 15:33-37, John 10:27-30. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary… Read more »

“Finding God between time and infinity” Les Horning

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

Les Horning is the Seminary Associate Director of Development, Admissions and Church Relationships. 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 Auditorium. Specifics and occasional… Read more »

“From Position Statements to Communities of Discernment” — Dr. Michael King

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

Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, ” From Position Statements to Communities of Discernment: EMS as Discernment Training Center.” Dr King’s comments and reflections to close this chapel offer a helpful summary of his address: “I know only in part—only as if through a mirror dimly.  That… Read more »

Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award

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

In the last Chapel Gathering in the Seminary of the current academic year, Professor of Church History Nate Yoder presents the Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award to Seminary student Jonathan Swartz for his paper “Pilgrim Marpeck and Martin Bucer: Christology and Consequences in Strasbourg, 1528-1532″ written for Christian Traditions II. The Linden M. Wenger… Read more »

“Banqueting in Corinth” – The Augsburger Lectures

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

“Our Journey into Worship and Mission” is the theme Alan and Eleanor Kreider will bring to the campus community as guests for the Augsburger Lecture series this spring. Their theme for seminary chapel on April 12 is “Banqueting in Corinth.” Alan and Eleanor Kreider The Kreiders bring scholarship, storytelling, and experience to incarnational missiology. The… Read more »

“Teach us to number our days” – Don Yoder

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

On his 69th birthday, and approaching retirement,  Don Yoder, Director of Seminary Admissions at EMS, reflects on the calling that brought him to EMS, as well as some of the things he’s learned during his time here. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel… Read more »

“The Thursday before…” – Maundy Thursday Chapel Gathering

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

The Maundy Thursday Chapel Gathering in the Seminary centers around the rituals of Footwashing and Communion, followed by the traditional Thursday Lenten Lunch.  In this podcast, Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation offers a meditation related to the experience of footwashing. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary… Read more »

“Ministry as an invitation to failure” – Mark Schloneger

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

As part of EMU’s visiting pastor program, Mark Schloneger is on campus this week to interact with students, faculty and staff. Mark is the pastor of Springdale Mennonite Church, Waynesboro, VA, and he as a 2005 graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern… Read more »

Use of Self in Ministry: A Journey Towards Maturity

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

Penny Driediger, EMS Mentored Ministry Assistant and Adjunct Faculty. 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 Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes are noted in… Read more »