Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

Seminary Convocation – “Sabbath: a freeing discipline”

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

In the Seminary Spring semester convocation address Lonnie Yoder invites students, faculty, staff, and guests to consider the discipline of sabbath amidst frenzied schedules.  Dr. Yoder serves as Associate Dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling.  In this convocation, he draws on Matthew 11: 25-30.

Taking Root Downward: A Call to Bio-regional Discipleship

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Elaine Enns and Ched Myers speak for this third event in the annual Augsburger Lecture Series on “Taking Root Downward: A call to bio-regional Discipleship.” Their work is in the faith-based peace and justice movement. For information about their organization, check out Bartimaeus Cooperative Ministries. The 2010 Augsburger Lecture Series is co-sponsored by the Augsburger… Read more »

Experiencing the Healing and Transforming Grace of the Gospel–Willi Hugo Perez

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

Willi Hugo Perez continues  Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s Spiritual Life Week with this second of three chapel addresses.  Perez,  a 2004 graduate of EMS, is the current rector (president) of SEMILLA, the Latin American Anabaptist Seminary in Guatemala.

Living and Serving in a Challenging (yet beautiful) Setting–Willi Hugo Perez

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

Willi Hugo Perez kicks off Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s Spiritual Life Week with this first of three chapel addresses.  Perez,  a 2004 graduate of EMS, is the current rector (president) of SEMILLA, the Latin American Anabaptist Seminary in Guatemala.

Cultivating Life in the Spirit–Willi Hugo Perez

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

Willi Hugo Perez wraps up  Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s Spiritual Life Week with this third of three chapel addresses.  Perez,  a 2004 graduate of EMS, is the current rector (president) of SEMILLA, the Latin American Anabaptist Seminary in Guatemala.  In this chapel, he speaks in Spanish and is translated by Marvin Lorenzana, Director of Multicultural Services.

2010 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2010 Commencement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2010 Baccalaureate service includes reflections on the seminary experience for the 2010 graduates, as well as a time of anointing and sending as they prepare to continue ministry as seminary graduates.

Seminary Chapel – Public presentation by Michael King, Ph.D.

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

“Two Congregations and a Temple:  Toward an EMS Setting Souls and Minds Ablaze” Michael King is the Search Committee for EMU’s next Vice President and Dean of the Seminary candidate of choice. Cascadia Publishing House

“Reimagining the Church for Changing Times,” Tom and Christine Sine

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Tom & Christine Sine, founders of Mustard Seed Associates in Seattle, Washington, begin a conversation in the Seminary Chapel Gathering, offering possibilities for faithful living during their presence on campus for EMU Spiritual Life Week. Each year, the campus ministries department presents Spiritual Life Week, an engaging series of events that facilitate deepening faith in… Read more »

“The Scintillating Word” – by Marva Dawn – Augsburger Lecture Series

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Marva Dawn, the Augsburger Series Lecturer  brings the message, “The Scintillating Word”, based on Hebrews 4:12-16 during a Chapel Gathering at Martin Chapel. Do we trust the profoundly sparkling, flashing Word of God to reach the post-postmodern generation?  How well does it serve us in our own weakness? Dr. Dawn is teaching fellow in spiritual… Read more »

“Trust…Where is God in the Worst?”

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

Seminary Spiritual Life Week speaker Mag Richer Smith grew up in Wauseon, Ohio.  She is a graduate of Goshen College and Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary.  Mag has just completed 30 years of pastoral ministry, having served congregations in Normal, Indianapolis, Lombard, IL and Iowa City.  For 27 years she has co-pastored with her husband, Bob… Read more »