Student Speakers

Senior Reflections on Faith and Spiritual Growth – Amanda Chandler

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Senior Amanda Chandler, Theater & History, reflects on her faith journey related to her experiences at EMU and the university mission, vision and values.    

“Our Words Matter: Julian of Norwich and Diverse Images of God” – Maria CM Byler and Lindsay Mustafa Davis

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

Maria and Lindsay share  their presentation from the Women Doing Theology conference, how Julian of Norwich used metaphors of God as Mother and God as servant to challenge the language and images used for God in her time, and how today, we can learn to apply these images to create a more holistic and… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Daniel Miller

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Daniel Miller, The Dangers of Shepherding: Power, the Church, and Leader-sheep 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Terry Hendricks

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Terry Hendricks, Discerning the Way 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 the spring,… 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.

Washington Community Scholars’ Center (WCSC)

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

Come to the table and hear from the WCSC Interns what’s been happening in D.C. this semester.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Pauline Hoyte

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Pauline Hoyte, Church and Worship: Discerning Ministry as a “None” 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Brittany Conley

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Brittany Conley, Jesus Deconstructor: Lord of Parable, God of Madness, King of Graffiti 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 »

“The Art of Following Jesus” – Sarah Payne

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

Seminary student and artist Sarah Payne reflects on “The art of following Jesus,” drawing from John 21:15-23 and Matthew 16:24-28. 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.

2014 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Five students participated in the 2014  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 28. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 3:50–Chris Parks, Dreaming a New America, Biblical Studies and Theater major from Philadelphia, PA 17:05–Seth Stauffer, The Danger of MCC’s own Single… Read more »