Seminary

“The Glory of the Children of God: Spirit-Empowered Resurrection or Immortality of the Soul” – Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Dr. Cherith Fee Nordling is Associate Professor of Theology at Northern Seminary in Lombard, IL. She offers four presentations in Harrisonburg on the theme “Being Human, Becoming Christian: an embodied reconciliation of Heaven and Earth.” Romans 8:1-4, 9b-11, 16-24a The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite… Read more »

“A Methodist Worship: Grace” –Phil Showers

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

A University International Education Week event in Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. 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.

“A Mennonite Worship: Community and Discipleship” – Nate Yoder

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

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.

“Sacred Ground: Experiences in Lithuania” – Kathryn Fenton

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

Kathryn Fenton, Artist and EMS student, presents “Sacred Ground”–A Visio Divina on her experiences in Lithuania. Kathryn is in her final year of Seminary study in the Master of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Art.  She studied studio art at Messiah College for two years before transferring to EMU to complete a… Read more »

“Authenticity Without Arrogance: A Call to Barefoot Discipleship” – Rev. Canon Dr. Stephen Cherry

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Rev. Canon Dr. Stephen Cherry speaks in Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, reflecting on Mark 10:17-27. Stephen Cherry is an Anglican priest who is Director of Ministerial Development and Parish Support for Durham diocese and a Residentiary Canon and Chapter Member of Durham Cathedral. He has degrees in Theology and Psychology, and a PhD… Read more »

“Recognizing Jesus when Phone Booths Vanish” –Dr. Michael King

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

Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Recognizing Jesus when Phone Booths Vanish.”  King writes: When I saw a PBS video on seminaries posted under a heading that asked if what we teach is repairing phone booths, that caught my attention. Maybe because I turn 60 next month, I… Read more »

2014 Seminary Commencement

& 2014 Commencement, Commencement, Seminary.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 65th Annual Commencement with an address by Elizabeth Soto Albrecht, Moderator of MCUSA and Coordinator of field education, Lancaster Theological Seminary.

2014 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2014 Commencement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Commencement, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2014 Baccalaureate service includes reflections by three of the graduates on the theme, “Taking Root, branching out, bearing fruit.”

“Our Words Matter: Julian of Norwich and Diverse Images of God” – Maria CM Byler and Lindsay Mustafa Davis

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

Maria and Lindsay share  their presentation from the Women Doing Theology conference, how Julian of Norwich used metaphors of God as Mother and God as servant to challenge the language and images used for God in her time, and how today, we can learn to apply these images to create a more holistic and… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Daniel Miller

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Daniel Miller, The Dangers of Shepherding: Power, the Church, and Leader-sheep 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 »