Student Speakers

Significance of Crismons

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

Led by Worship and Liturgy class students Darin Buse’, Terry Hendricks, Sarah Payne, and Larry Friedland.

“Demetrius the Prophet” – Matt Weaver

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

“Demetrius the Prophet: A Sailing Acts course engagement and response” Message by Matt Weaver based on Acts 19:21-41

Chapel: Washington Community Scholars’ Center

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear reflections from the WCSC interns on what’s been happening in D.C. this semester. The EMU Wind Ensemble opens chapel with the song Parable by Elliot Del Borgo.

“Use It or Lose It: What Will You Do With Your Gifts?”

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

Matthew 25: 14-30 Led by Worship and Liturgy class students Larry Aikens, Julie Nitzsche, Kevin Poeckert and Andrea Yoder.

“Jesus Was Lord?”

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

“Jesus Was Lord?” (Romans 10:5-13) Led by the Worship and Liturgy class students: Maria Hosler Byler, Pete Geoffrion, Ben Lalka, Gordon Meriwether and Bob Talbott.

“Speak Up” – Take Back the Night

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Sexual violence is prevalent historically, internationally, and even on our own campus; however, there is hope! By speaking up and sharing our stories, we allow God into the narrative. In God our hope is found. – Take Back the Night

“A Conversation for Peace and Resilience” – Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“A Conversation for Peace and Resilience” Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, MD, MPH Seminary Chapel Gathering led by Matthew Bucher, Maria Hosler Byler, Eric Trinka Dr. Abuelaish is a prominent Palestinian Muslim physician form Gaza who wrote, “I shall not Hate” about his life, the tragedy that befell his family, and his vision for a peaceful… Read more »

Wondering and Wandering… How the Times of Unsettledness Impact and Shape us

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this closing chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Vanessa Sandoval (senior), Kristina Showalter (Custodian with physical plant and student), Ron Shultz (professor in Education Department), and Maddie List (sophomore), share how questions, doubts, transitions, fears, and unsettledness shaped them and caused them to grow. They share how these experiences changed how they think about… Read more »

“Tribute to Tamar: Lamenting Sexual Violence”

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

“Tribute to Tamar: Lamenting Sexual Violence” – A Take Back the Night awareness chapel gathering in the Seminary.  

Wondering and Wandering… Questions, Doubts, Fears, Living in Unsettledness

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this first chapel of Spiritual Life Week, Vanessa Sandoval (senior), Kristina Showalter (Custodian with physical plant and student), Ron Shultz (professor in Education Department), and Maddie List (sophomore), share about times they experienced questions, doubt, transitions, fears and unsettledness in life. They will share more on Friday as well.