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 complete their projects in the spring, producing a final paper and making a public presentation. These podcasts are of students’ public presentations.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Byron Pellecer

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Byron Pellecer,
Leadership Development from the Perspective of Ministry

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, producing a final paper and making a public presentation. These podcasts are of students’ public presentations.

“My Road to Decision” – Dr. Gerald Brunk

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“My Road to Decision” features an impersonation of Menno Simons which describes his eleven-year journey to his decision to leave the Roman Catholic priesthood and the consequences of that decision.

Dr. Gerald Brunk, EMU professor emeritus, brings his impersonation of Menno Simons back to chapel. The first time he did this impersonation in chapel was 1986 with no props or costume to commemorate the 450th anniversary of Menno Simons leaving the Roman Catholic priesthood and helping to further the Anabaptist movement.

“The Poetics of Creation” – Dr. Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Director of CPE and Mentored Ministry, shares personal reflections, scripture, and poetry on themes of beauty and creation.

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 Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes are noted in individual chapel listings.

“Sending for Service” – (Y-Trips)

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

This last chapel before Spring Break focuses on Spring Break Y-Trips as Krista Rittenhouse, Andrew Penner, Ardi Hermawan, and Dylan Bomgardner answer the question “Why serve?”

Hear and support those who are using their time away from campus to serve others:

  • Jubilee Partners (intentional Christian community offering hospitality to refugees) in Comer, GA – Krista Rittenhouse & Curtis Handy
  • Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS)  (responding in Christian love to those affected by disasters) – Jonathan Burkholder & Andrew Penner (Now serving in New York, though they had been planning to serve in Joplin, MO).
  • Urban Ministry in Philadelphia, PA (reaching out with the love and power of Jesus) – Ardi Hermawan & Melody Tobin

Y-trips

Inside Athletics: March 1, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, James runs the ship as Dave is in Newport News with the women’s basketball team at the NCAA Tournament.  James talks about the up-and-down stretch for the women’s basketball team as they lost in the ODAC Championship game, but then found out 24 hours later they got an at-large bid to the tourney.  He also talks about the busy stretch over Spring Break, even as students leave campus.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Director of Athletics, Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.

“Biblical reflections on the call and challenge of modern day missions” – Fr. Richard Baawobr

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Fr. Richard Baawobr reflects on modern day missions as he addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary. Born in Ghana in 1959, Richard Baawobr is a priest member of the Society of Missionaries of Africa. He studied Philosophy in Ghana, Spirituality in Switzerland, Theology at the Missionary Institute of London.

After his priestly ordination, he worked in the Democratic Republic of Congo then studied Bible at the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Rome) before teaching in Tanzania and in the Faculty of Theology of the Catholic Institute of Toulouse (France). He obtained a Doctorate in Biblical Theology from the latter with a Thesis entitled “Quand Jésus prend la parole. Identité du Maître et naissance du disciple en Luc 4,16-30” (2004). He has published commentaries on the Sunday Gospels and on the Second Reading of Sundays for Christian Communities. He has also published articles in other scientific journals.

Since 2004 he has been serving on the general Council of the Missionaries of Africa, first as Vicar General and since 2010 as Superior General.

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 Auditorium. Specifics and occasional changes are noted in individual chapel listings.

 

“The Most Important Thing you Can Learn in a Christian University” – Ervin Stutzman

& University Chapels.

Hear what Dr. Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA and former dean of Eastern Mennonite Seminary, suggests is the most important thing you can learn in a Christian university.  This chapel concludes the major public events of Ervin’s two-day visit to the University to engage various groups on campus, including a Q&A discussion in Common Grounds.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Nathaniel Daniel

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Nathaniel Daniel,
A Dangerous Faith: Addiction Ministry and Societal Pushback in Our Back Yard

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, producing a final paper and making a public presentation. These podcasts are of students’ public presentations.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Punker Robertson

& Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Punker Robertson,
The Homeward Bound Journey

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, producing a final paper and making a public presentation. These podcasts are of students’ public presentations.