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

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

“Friendship in the Way of Jesus” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic Friendship in the Way of Jesus for the annual Augsburger Lectureship.

Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University.

The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger Annual Lectureship on Christian evangelism and mission for Eastern Mennonite University, provides resources to annually bring to campus a noted lecturer(s) to address pertinent topics in the area of Christian evangelism and mission for the stimulation and development of a vision for evangelism and missions for the students, faculty and staff of EMU.

Dr. Myron Augsburger was the fifth president of what is now Eastern Mennonite University, serving from 1965 to 1980.

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 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.

“Friendship as Missional Practice: Lessons from History” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic,  Friendship and Mission: past and present for the annual Augsburger Lectureship

Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University.

The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger Annual Lectureship on Christian evangelism and mission for Eastern Mennonite University, provides resources to annually bring to campus a noted lecturer(s) to address pertinent topics in the area of Christian evangelism and mission for the stimulation and development of a vision for evangelism and missions for the students, faculty and staff of EMU.

Dr. Myron Augsburger was the fifth president of what is now Eastern Mennonite University, serving from 1965 to 1980.

“Friendship as Incarnational Mission Practice” – Dr. Dana Robert

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Dana Robert speaks on the topic, Friendship as Incarnational Mission Practice for the annual Augsburger Lectureship.

Dr. Robert is the Truman Collins Professor of World Christianity and History of Mission and the director of the Center for Global Christianity and Mission, Boston University.

The Augsburger Lecture Series, or the Myron S. Augsburger Annual Lectureship on Christian evangelism and mission for Eastern Mennonite University, provides resources to annually bring to campus a noted lecturer(s) to address pertinent topics in the area of Christian evangelism and mission for the stimulation and development of a vision for evangelism and missions for the students, faculty and staff of EMU.

Dr. Myron Augsburger was the fifth president of what is now Eastern Mennonite University, serving from 1965 to 1980.

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.

Inside Athletics: March 15, 2013

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week’s Inside Athletics podcast focuses on the baseball team as Dave’s guest is new head coach, Ben Spotts. After a good start during the non-conference portion, Ben evaluates the progress being made by the team. He highlights the areas of improvement and shares his strategy for improving the baseball program. He also looks ahead to the  conference competition that will be the bulk of the schedule the rest of the way. Dave takes time to introduce the plans for renovations of the baseball facilities with drawings unveiled in about 4-6 weeks and the plans for fundraising and construction.

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.

“Into the Far Country…” – Joni Sancken

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Jesus pursues people into the “far countries” of human existence, blazing a trail for us and making it possible for us to minister and serve in Christ’s name even in the most challenging circumstances. Joni Sancken shares a message based on Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32.

Dr. Joni Sancken serves as assistant professor of preaching at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Sancken grew up at First Mennonite Church in Urbana, IL. She graduated with a Ph.D.in Homiletics from the Toronto School of Theology in 2009, earned an M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary (2004), and a B.A. from Goshen College (1998). Dr. Sancken completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Practical Theology and Religious Practices at Emory University in May 2010 and has recently been appointed Director of Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s Preaching Institute, which is committed to finding ways to support and enhance preaching in congregations through consultation, courses, workshops and other events.

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.