Student Speakers

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.

“God’s Story, Israel’s Story, Our Story” – Psalms and Wisdom Literature class.

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Dr. Jim Engle‘s Psalms and Wisdom Literature class leads Chapel Gathering in the Seminary–“God’s Story, Israel’s Story, Our Story: Worship, Faith and the Human Condition”. Students in the class present their own Psalms of Lament, Thanksgiving, and Praise.  At the end of Chapel Gathering, Glenn Nofziger sings a setting of Psalm 23 in Hebrew…. Read more »

“Reflections on Spiritual Journey at EMU” – EMU Seniors

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Undergraduate seniors share reflections on their spiritual journeys in light of the EMU mission, vision and shared values related to faith and discipleship. Worship Leaders: Julia Schmidt, Darian Harnish Speakers: Emily Harnish, Kiersten Rossetto, Nels Akerson, Bekah Enns, Taylor Weidman Saxphone: James Souder

“Finishing Strong, Ending Well” – Dave King

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

Director of Athletics, Dave King, reflects on Finishing Strong and Ending Well as we approach the end of the semester and the beginning of whatever is next. He is joined by athletes Keyla Baltimore and Dan Nafziger, and men’s basketball coach Kirby Dean.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Cindy Skinner

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Cindy Skinner, A Call to Recover the Healing Ministry of the Church. **Note** the very beginning of Cindy’s recording got cut off, including the introduction to her.  Here is a summary: Cindy attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and majored in Psychology, receiving her B.A. in 2008.  Prior to college, she worked for Weston Transfer… Read more »

2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers.

Eight students participated in the 2013  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 22. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 3:32–Taylor Waidelich, Restoring Justice to Educational Discipline,  Junior Elementary Education major from Stryker, OH 13:00–Jossimar Díaz-Castro, A Christian, Democratic Immigrant Witness &… Read more »

“Processing to the Table: A Response to Palm Sunday” – Clayton Payne

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Clayton Payne, EMS student and pastor of Monterey United Methodist Church, leads and preaches in this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel gatherings every Wednesday and Friday in Lehman… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Victoria Squier

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Victoria Squier, Hospitality, Healing, and Hope 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Randy Keener

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Randy Keener, Being Particular where it’s not Popular: A Creation Care ethic in conversation on the Appalachian Trail 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Danilo Sanchez

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Danilo Sanchez, Family-Based Youth Ministry: Supporting the Family for Lifelong Discipleship 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 »