Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join John Murray, Pastor of Hesston Mennonite Church, as he teaches on the parable of the mustard seed. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.
John Murray is participating in the Visiting Pastor program at EMU this week.
Amy Yoder McGloughlin, Pastor at Germantown Mennonite Church, Germantown, PA, reflects on the Emmaus story as she tells her own story about fellowship and pastoring in a church that was excommunicated from the denomination. Germantown Mennonite Church is the Oldest Mennonite Congregation In North America.
Dr. Vi Dutcher, professor of language and literature, presents on “’I bet this thing would really go!’: Old Order Amish Women’s Literacy Practices.”
The EMU Chamber Singers and Campus Pastors lead in a service of songs, scripture and readings for Ash Wednesday.
Hear students, faculty and staff share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a song performed by Giulio Garner.
Storytellers: Gloria Rhodes, Eldon Kurtz, and Erin Hershey
(inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)
Graduating Senior Seth Thomas Crissman shares some of the original songs that have emerged out of his coursework at EMS.
Hear undergraduate students share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a vocal solo by Alicia Ygarza.
Storytellers: Philip Watson, Makora Nyagwegwe, and Daniel Barnhart (inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)
“Love and Leadership: Hand in Hand Towards a Healthy Community” led by Seminary Community Council members about what it means to be engaged in the EMS community and beyond. Seminary student Charlie Tinsley preaches.
Public address by Leymah Gbowee, EMU alumnus and Nobel Peace laureate