Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

In this worship celebration of song and scripture, alumni of the Year Vic and Christina Buckwalter and Distinguished Service Award recipient David Boshart are recognized, and share stories from their life and work.

Homecoming: A Festive Gathering

& Faculty/Staff Speakers.

EMU alumni from classes ending in ’2 and ’7 gather in Lehman Auditorium for welcome and comments prior to the individual class reunions and photos.  The video shown at this presentation can be viewed on YouTube.

“Crossing Cultures in the Middle East” – Rami Kassis & Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Homecoming, University Chapels.

Linford Stutzman interviews Rami Kassis, drawing out stories and themes from years of working with EMU students visiting and learning in the Middle East with the cross-cultural program. Rami Kassis serves as Executive Director of the Alternative Tourism Group Study Center in Beit Sahour, Palestine. Linford Stutzman serves as Professor of Culture and Mission in the EMU Bible & Religion Department.

Lucy Camel, of SEMILLA/CASAS in Guatemala, also brings greetings and shares a few words. This chapel contributes to celebrating 30 years of the cross-cultural program during homecoming weekend with the theme, “Crossing Borders, Coming Home.”

Inside Athletics: October 12, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the matters at hand – Homecoming 2012!  They give a run-down of the athletic department events over the weekend, giving special mention to the two Hall of Honor inductees, Erik Kratz and the 1980 Field Hockey Team.

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.

University Hymn: Christ of the Mountain, be our Word

& University Chapels.

Christ of the Mountain, be our Word
Eastern Mennonite University Hymn
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Eastern Mennonite University

CIE Interfaith Forum: Sumanto Al Qurtuby

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Sumanto is a 2007 EMU CJP grad with a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Boston University. His address, “Religion, Violence, and Conciliation: The Case of Ambon, Eastern Indonesia,” focuses on inter-religious conflicts, prospects for future peace, and challenges of interfaith engagement among Christians and Muslims. Sumanto, General Secretary, Nahdlatul Ulama Community in North America; is currently Research Fellow at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

For more info contact: Center for Interfaith Engagement, 540-432-4674 or email interfaith@emu.edu
www.emu.edu/interfaith

“Listening: Reflections from CPE”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights.

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.

“Let Go and Let It Be” – MA in Counseling program

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Masters in Counseling Program Faculty and Students lead this Chapel Gathering in the Seminary (Reflection by LaDawn Knicely).

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.

It’s Time to Jump – Mama Brenda Matthews

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week, University Chapels.

Mama Brenda Matthews, Undergraduate Spiritual Life Week speaker, addresses Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.  Brenda is an ordained pastor, social activist and poet pregnant with purpose. She seeks to plant seeds of change in the hearts of those who have fallen through the cracks.

Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary community but open to all.

“Interfaith Peacebuilding in Africa” – Bruce Campbell-Janz

& University Chapels.

Hear stories of interfaith peacebuilding as experienced by Bruce Campbell-Janz, Director for Mennonite Central Committee East Coast, in this pre-MCC Relief Sale chapel.