Student Speakers

Interfaith Forum: Stories of Faith & Courage

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

International Education Week – Women’s Issues / Views of Women in Society. Graduate students Myriam Aziz and Darsheel Sehbi share from their own stories of faith and strength.

“Life from Brokenness” -Jolee Paden

& Student Speakers, University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Jesus says, “I am the resurrection and the life.” Senior Jolee Paden, Pastoral Assistant, explores the suffering that seeks our defeat while God wants it redeemed for His glory. She explores the story of Lazarus and the implications for our lives today as we have the opportunity to rise to new life. This chapel… Read more »

“Prayers of Lament…Refugees are We” – Ahmed Tarik, Jordan Detwiler-Michelson, Myriam Aziz

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

In Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, three students in the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding program at EMU reflect on their experiences in Syria and offer a personal context through which to understand some of the current refugee crisis in the region.

Jerusalem, Bethlehem, and Beyond: Stories from the Journey

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

Participants in the May 2015 Seminary Cross-Cultural to Israel/Palestine engage us in worship, stories of their experience, and prayer.

Who do you say that I am? – Pastoral Assistants

& Student Speakers, University Chapels, Who do you say that I am?.

Jesus asks, “Who do you say that I am?“.  This compelling and relevant question is the theme for university chapel and campus ministries this year. Our pastoral assistants (PAs) invite us to engage this question with them. Download the Powerpoint slideshow from the “download” link above to see how various members of the EMU… Read more »

“Body Life” — Seminary Community Council

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

Chapel Gathering in the Seminary led by Seminary Community Council members – who they are and what it means to be engaged in the EMS community and beyond.

Summer Cross-culturals – Mexico and New Zealand

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

Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups to  Mexico, and to New Zealand

2015 Commencement

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EMU celebrates the University’s 96th Annual Commencement. Dr. E.J Dionne, Jr. offers the Commencement address.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Emily Shenk, Jordan Luther, Kimberly Groff, and Najla El Mangoush.

2015 Baccalaureate

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EMU celebrates the University’s 97th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service.  Dr. Kevin Seidel,  assistant professor of language and literature, addresses the graduates with his speech titled “Leave Your Father’s House”.  Senior class co-presidents Carissa Harnish and Everett Brubaker offer Senior Class Salutations.

2015 Seminary Commencement

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 66th Annual Commencement with an address by Dr. L. Gregory Jones, the Ruth W. and A.  Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Theology and Christian Ministry, and Senior Strategist for Leadership Education at Duke Divinity School.