Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation, Professor of Theology, explores the question of whether it is “possible that this penultimate passage of Romans, in the context of the whole letter, could help us to know how our identity in Christ forms us to be a particular, discerning community” (referring to Romans 14:1-15:13) Seminary Dean Dr. Michael… Read more »
Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 11:00.
Every other May, a cross-cultural study group goes from Eastern Mennonite Seminary to Israel/Palestine. This chapel contains short stories and reflections from seven participants from May, 2013: Meditations on people and places–Anita Laura Fonseca Reconciling Palestinian/Western land awareness–Linda Matheny Let the little children come unto me in Hebron–Kevin A. Clark Refusing to be enemies–Dorothy… Read more »
Dr. Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language, reflects on, “Who has spoken through the prophets: God’s word, human awe, and the Old Testament,” drawing from Isaiah 40:6-8 and Isaiah 55:6-11. Seminary Dean Dr. Michael King has begun to articulate a vision for EMS as a “Discernment Training Center” (see… Read more »
Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Grandparents Dreaming, Grandchildren Seeing: Christian Formation in an Age of Nones.” “The fastest growing denomination in America, according to one survey, is the “Nones”-the 45 million or so Americans who report none of the above when asked which church, denomination,… Read more »
This Chapel Gathering in the Seminary celebrates the service of Dr. Jim R. Engle, retiring professor of Old Testament. The worship, songs, and scriptures were all chosen by Jim, who delivers a “sermonette” he titled, “This and That: Stuff from an Aged OT Teacher.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Mark 12: 28-34 John 13:34-35 The entire campus… Read more »
Dr. Jim Engle‘s Psalms and Wisdom Literature class leads Chapel Gathering in the Seminary–“God’s Story, Israel’s Story, Our Story: Worship, Faith and the Human Condition”. Students in the class present their own Psalms of Lament, Thanksgiving, and Praise. At the end of Chapel Gathering, Glenn Nofziger sings a setting of Psalm 23 in Hebrew…. Read more »
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 »