“Significant Turning Points” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for the final time in chapel as president of the university. There is a passing of the gavel from the current SGA Co-Presidents to the newly elected Co-Presidents.

We also host a time of sending for students and faculty soon departing on summer Cross-Cultural Seminars and similar international summer learning tours including:

Lithuania Cross-Cultural with Jerry Holsopple & Carissa Luginbill

Myanmar Cross-Cultural with Andy & Lana Miller

Quebec Cross-Cultural with Nancy Heisey

Washington, D.C. Cross-Cultural with Deanna Durham

Midwives for Haiti Senior Seminar with Ann Schaeffer

Global UrbanTrek to Northern Africa with Johonna & Julian Turner

Chapel Address: Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, Presidential Candidate of Choice

& University Chapels.

The EMU Presidential Candidate of Choice, Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman, addresses the campus community with reflections from her life journey.

 

Seminary Chapel Gathering – “Celebration”

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

“Celebration”

To honor Linda Alley as she transitions into the fullness of retirement
To thank Lonnie Yoder for time served (as Associate Dean)

Student Recognition Chapel

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Matt Carlson

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Matt Carlson
“Singing our Stories: Building Community through Shared Experience and Shared Expression”

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.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Jeongih Han

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Jeongih Han
“God’s Grace of Suffering”

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.

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Phil Kanagy

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Phil Kanagy,
“Invitation to Hope: Pastoral Leadership in Anxious Times”

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.

“Civil Rights Tour” -reflections from tour group participants

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Listen in as those who were on the spring break Civil Rights Tour reflect on what they gained from the experience.

“Unity (All for one and one for all)” – Steve Wilcox

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Seminary Preaching class student Steve Wilcox brings a message about unity based on 1 Corinthians 12:14-27.

“The Future of Anabaptist Leadership” – Roxy Allen Kioko and David Brubaker

& Anabaptist Leadership Conference, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Various announcements are presented. Bluffton University student Katey Ebaugh opens with reflections on, “A Dream for the future of the Mennonite Church.” Roxy Allen Kioko and David Brubaker coordinate a discussion around  “The Future of Anabaptist Leadership.” Artist in Residence Janine Aberg discusses the paintings she has been working on during the conference sessions.  Jim Smucker offers closing remarks.

Leading into the Common Good: an Anabaptist Perspective

Join practitioners, scholars and students to examine the history of leadership models in the Anabaptist tradition, to critique current models of leadership, to develop applied leadership theories and methodology and to discuss together leadership paradigms for the future of business, church and non-profit leadership.