University Chapel Schedule

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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.

Wednesday, Feb. 3 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Worship: Camp Day Chapel – Campus Center, Greeting Hall

Come visit displays and representatives from 21 camps, including 7 that are associated with Mennonite Church USA.

9 a.m. — Coffee and donut social for the camp directors and representatives as they set up displays

10 am EMU Chapel/Worship time with an outdoor ministry focus in the Campus Center Greeting Hall.

10:30-till whenever… Students, staff and faculty are invited to visit displays and interact with camp reps.

Friday, Feb. 5 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Forum: Who is Jesus?: Christian Convictions, Religious Toleration, and the Future of the Christian Faith -
John D. Roth

John D. Roth is professor of history at Goshen (Ind.) College, where he also serves as the editor of The Mennonite Quarterly Review, and the director of the Mennonite Historical Library. He is the founding director of the Institute for the Study of Global Anabaptism at Goshen College, and is currently focusing on several projects related to the global Anabaptist fellowship. He and his wife, Ruth, are the parents of 4 adult children (including 2 granddaughters) and are active members at Berkey Avenue Mennonite Fellowship in Goshen, Indiana.

Wednesday, Feb. 10 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Worship: Ash Wednesday Service of Song and Prayer – Kenneth Nafziger

Ken J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, leads worship for Ash Wednesday.

Friday, Feb. 12 – 10-10:30 a.m.

Chapel Forum: Exploring a Call to Ministry? – Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP)


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 Martin Chapel (Seminary building). You can also join the Gospel Choir or Alpha Omega Dancers for Christ for worship opportunities advised from Multicultural and International Student Services (MISS).

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