Eastern Mennonite University

Phil Helmuth

Phil Helmuth

Office Phone: (540) 432-4597

Cell Phone: (540) 746-2068


Main Campus, Harrisonburg

Office Location: CC 347

Executive Director



Church Relations

Phil Helmuth has been involved in development for nearly 30 years. He served as Coordinator of Development at EMU from 1987-1995. From January 1996-December 2000 Phil worked as a non-profit organizational and development/fundraising consultant for numerous churches and organizations in North America, including serving as the Coordinator of North American Mennonite Relief Sales for Mennonite Central Committee. In January 2001 he joined the EMU Development team as the Director of Seminary Development and Church Relations and in July 2005 was appointed as the Executive Director of Development and Church Relations for the university. Phil is an ordained minister with Mennonite Church USA and has eleven years of pastoral ministry experience. Phil is a member of the Shenandoah Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the elder of financial care at Park View Mennonite Church.


B.S., Eastern Mennonite University