“Unveiling Charity” – Brian Martin Burkholder

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Faith Hope and Love, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Campus Pastor and Director of Campus Ministries Brian Martin Burkholder broadens perspective on these abiding characteristics with personal and scriptural reflections on charity.

CIE Interfaith Forum: Dr. Vanessa Ochs

& Center for Interfaith Engagement.

Dr. Vanessa Ochs is a professor in the Department of Religious Studies and Jewish Studies Program at the University of Virginia where she teaches courses in Judaism, anthropology of religion and spiritual writing. Her topic here is the dramatic changes brought about by women in Judaism in the last decades. She provides the knowledge about Judaism necessary as background and also addresses  how Jewish women turned to their Christian sisters in the early days of the Jewish women’s movement for inspiration and guidance.

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

“Faith.Hope.Love” – Pastoral Assistants

& Faith Hope and Love, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Glean from 1 Corinthians 12 and 13 with student pastoral assistants and Jon Swartz, campus ministries intern, as you (and we) seek to articulate the essence of faith, hope and love.

“Still Holding On” – David Evans

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

New EMS Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural, and Interfaith Studies David Evans draws from the following scripture texts as he engages us in our Chapel Gathering on the topic, “Still Holding On:” Psalm 22:1-15, Mark 15:33-37, John 10:27-30.

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: September 7, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

After a week off (too busy to record a podcast last week), Dave and James are back with a recap of the first week of the 2012-2013 season. Dave provides a few updates, including some new things for this year specifically targeting freshmen athletes, helping them to transition to college at EMU. These include a “Bridging the Gap” class that Sue Kolb is teaching, video interviews with coaches after home games and the presence of a counseling intern in the athletic department. James highlights the results of last weeks contests and add comments from the preseason previews for each team. One of the highlights is the hosting of our first “home” cross country meet in several years and our first ODAC Athlete of the Week, Hannah Chappel-Dick who won her first collegiate cross country meet.

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.

“Love” – Byron Peachey

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Byron Peachey offers the third of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on love.

“Hope” – Joanne Gallardo

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Joanne Gallardo offers the second of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on hope.

“Finding God between time and infinity” Les Horning

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

Les Horning is the Seminary Associate Director of Development, Admissions and Church Relationships.

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.

“Faith” – Carolyn Stauffer

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

“So faith, hope, love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:3) Professor Carolyn Stauffer offers the first of three reflections on these abiding characteristics with an emphasis on faith drawing from Habakkuk 2:1-3.

“Like No Other” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The campus community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on EMU being “like no other …”

This service concludes with a  time of sending for the New Zealand and South Africa & Lesotho cross-cultural groups leaving soon after chapel.