Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

“Our Common Threads” – Rv. Burton Robinson

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Rev. Burton Robinson,  Pastor of Old Bridge United Methodist Church in Woodbridge, VA, is a graduate of Eastern Mennonite Seminary.  In this chapel, he reflects on his experience at EMS. 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Derek King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone.

Derek King, An engagement with John 20 for Multiple Intelligences. 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 complete their… Read more »

“A Maundy Thursday Worship: Love Feast”

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

This special Chapel Gathering around tables in the Seminary includes a  Lenten Meal, Foot Washing and the Eucharist, as well as “A Meditation on Footwashing” by Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation 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… Read more »

“Doubt and the Christian Life” – Dr. Peter Enns

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Peter Enns, Ph.D., Affiliate Professor of Biblical Studies, Eastern University. Psalm 73 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 individual chapel… Read more »

“Processing to the Table: A Response to Palm Sunday” – Clayton Payne

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Clayton Payne, EMS student and pastor of Monterey United Methodist Church, leads and preaches in this 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; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman… Read more »

“The Poetics of Creation” – Dr. Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Director of CPE and Mentored Ministry, shares personal reflections, scripture, and poetry on themes of beauty and creation. 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… Read more »

“Biblical reflections on the call and challenge of modern day missions” – Fr. Richard Baawobr

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Fr. Richard Baawobr reflects on modern day missions as he addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. Born in Ghana in 1959, Richard Baawobr is a priest member of the Society of Missionaries of Africa. He studied Philosophy in Ghana, Spirituality in Switzerland, Theology at the Missionary Institute of London. After his priestly ordination, he… Read more »

“The most important thing you can learn in Seminary” – Dr. Ervin Stutzman

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Dr. Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA and former dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, shares a message 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; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Joan Rainsberger

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

Joan Rainsberger, Love Extraordinaire: A Woman’s Call. 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 complete their projects in… Read more »

“Abundant Life for All” – Amanda Garber

& Abundant Life, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

This Chapel Gathering in the Seminary is led by pastor Amanda Garber, along with EMS students associated with RISE, a new faith community in the Harrisonburg area.   Abundant Life for all is the theme for the University’s Spring Spiritual Life Week, and Amanda is the featured guest speaker. Amanda Miller Garber was born… Read more »