University Chapel Schedule
A community gathering place for worship and forum, chapel reflects an Anabaptist/Mennonite perspective alongside the gifts, traditions and cultures of the broader Christian faith. Faith, hope and love are nurtured in the way of Jesus.
Holy Week Chapel Worship: Alfombra – Latino Student Alliance, in the Campus Center Greeting Hall
Wednesday, April 12 – 10-10:30 a.m.
Gather around the alfombra created by the Latino Student Alliance engaging themes of acceptance, goodness, and grace with the alfombra as a visual invitation for prayer and reflection.
No Chapel: Easter Break
Friday, March 14
Chapel Worship: Senior Chapel – Reflections on Faith Formation at EMU
Wednesday, April 19 – 10-10:30 a.m.
How has your faith changed, grown or deepened while in college?
What have been the sources of your faith formation in your college years?
In what ways has your faith been challenged while in college and how have you navigated that?
How do you expect your faith will inform/guide your future endeavors?
Gather with graduating undergraduate seniors, Lydia Tissue, Janaya Sachs and Ben Emswiler, to hear their reflections. There is a sending for the summer Cross-Cultural Seminars at the end of the chapel.
Chapel Forum: Student Recognition Chapel
Friday, April 21 – 10-10:30 a.m.
Gather as a campus community to recognize and honor one another for significant achievements in spring semester. Jim Smucker, Vice President for Enrollment and Student Life, presents opening reflections.
University chapel is held Wednesday (worship) and Fridays (forum) at 10 a.m. in Lehman Auditorium. All offices and departments, other than essential services, are to close in order to allow the community to attend and support chapel.
All undergraduate students, faculty and staff of the university are expected to attend at least one chapel each week. (Chapel Attendance Policy, p. 69 of the Student Handbook and Faculty/Staff handbook section 7.1, p. 166)
In addition to University Chapel, Chapel Gatherings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11 a.m., Celebration: Praise Worship is held weekly at 9 p.m. on Sunday nights and Hymn Sings are at 9 p.m. on the first Monday of the month. All three services are held in ). You can also join the Gospel Choir or Alpha Omega Dancers for Christ for worship opportunities advised from Multicultural and International Student Services (MISS).
- April 24th, 2017
“Everybody wants a revolution, but nobody wants to wash the dishes,” said Jim Smucker, vice president of enrollment and student life, to kick off the spring 2017 student recognition chapel … read more
- April 13th, 2017
On Wednesday, the Latino Student Alliance at Eastern Mennonite Unviversity shared part of its culture by creating an alfombra, or carpet, for Easter. The colorful work of art is common … read more
- March 29th, 2017
The Eastern Mennonite University community is grieving for Michael J. Sharp, the alumnus who was reported dead in the Democratic Republic of the Congo yesterday. In a chapel sermon today … read more