Student Speakers

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

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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 »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Ryan Schaeffer

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Ryan Schaeffer, Epiclesis: What we say, What we mean 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Clayton Payne

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Clayton Payne, Sacramentality in United Methodist Congregations: developing and reclaiming intentional faith practices in non-sacramental churches. 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… Read more »

“Voices for Peace” – C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this chapel sampler, 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 Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in Martin Chapel (Seminary Building). Jordan Luther “Are Y’all Listening?: An Apology” Chris Yoder “The… Read more »

“Women Doing Theology” – Alexa Short, Emily Hodges, Alyssa Weaver, and Andrea de Avila

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Alexa Short, Emily Hodges, Alyssa Weaver, and Andrea de Avila, hosted by Nancy Heisey and Carmen Schrock-Hurst, share reflections from their recent involvement in the Women Doing Theology conference. One goal of conference organizers was to reflect on God, academically, relationally, prayerfully, actively and also contemplatively, from the multitude of contexts from which participants… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Melanie Lewis

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Melanie Lewis, The Medical Model and its Creation of Unnecessary Suffering: Pastoral Responses for Chaplaincy and Beyond. 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… Read more »