Student Speakers

2012 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2012 Commencement, Commencement, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2012 Baccalaureate service includes reflections on the seminary experience by some of the graduates, as well as a presentation of the Senior Class gift and a prayer of dedication.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

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

The returning Spring 2012 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Mexico

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

The returning Spring 2012 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Mexico this semester.

Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award

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

In the last Chapel Gathering in the Seminary of the current academic year, Professor of Church History Nate Yoder presents the Linden M. Wenger Anabaptist Studies Award to Seminary student Jonathan Swartz for his paper “Pilgrim Marpeck and Martin Bucer: Christology and Consequences in Strasbourg, 1528-1532″ written for Christian Traditions II. The Linden M. Wenger… Read more »

Student Recognition Chapel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

Seminary Senior Capstone Presentations – Mar. 28, 2012

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

James Akerson, Beldor Mennonite Church: Restoring a History and Building on Strengths Robert Russo, Missional Church Planting in Appalachia–focus on gen-x subculture Phil Showers, From the Past will come the Future 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,… Read more »

2012 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Seven students participated in the 2012  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 26. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): Sarah Schoenhals, Justice from Generation to Generation,  Senior Social Work major from Archbold, OH Joel Nofziger, Confession as a Restorative Practice in the… Read more »

“Student Voices for Peace”

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Consider various perspectives on peace as students offer portions of their speeches for the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical contest.  The speeches will be given in their entirety on Monday, March 26 at 7 p.m. in University Commons 211-212. Jamila Witmer “His Dream is our Command: Breaking Stereotypes through Integration” Rose Byler “Living into the… Read more »

Seminary Senior Capstone Presentations – Mar. 20, 2012

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

Lee Martin, Nurturing a Culture of Leadership Development 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 »

Seminary Senior Capstone Presentations – Mar. 15, 2012

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

Adam Blagg, Transitions, Planning and Leadership: A look towards the future at Glossbrenner UMC 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…. Read more »