l-r Elizabeth Witmer, Christina Hershey, Alexa Weeks, and Kate Kauffman; Janaya Sachs and Madison List were also there as UG students. Rebekah Nolt from EMS main campus was also there.

Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

In a photo taken outside the Women Doing Theology Conference last month, Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) Lancaster student Karyn Nancarvis flexes her muscles and grins. Nancarvis attended the conference in Leesburg, ... read more about Scholars from Harrisonburg and Lancaster campuses attend ‘Women Doing Theology’ conference

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Sexual misconduct and compliance investigation: administration acted responsibly, policy changes recommended

In July, the board of trustees of Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) engaged D. Stafford & Associates (DSA) to conduct an external independent investigation in response to allegations of sexual misconduct ... read more about Sexual misconduct and compliance investigation: administration acted responsibly, policy changes recommended

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Brubaker and Kioko to act as consultants in facilitation of possible conference reunification

Franconia and Eastern District conferences of Mennonite Church USA will form a team to work with consultants David Brubaker and Roxy Kioko from Eastern Mennonite University, beginning in January, to explore reconciliation, with the possibility of becoming a reunited conference. ... read more about Brubaker and Kioko to act as consultants in facilitation of possible conference reunification from Mennonite World Review

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Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

Representatives from six police departments across the country attended a law enforcement retreat on restorative justice Nov. 11-13 near Harrisonburg, Virginia. The retreat was co-hosted by the Harrisonburg (Virginia) Police ... read more about Restorative justice retreat draws law enforcement practitioners for networking, resources and planning

The purpose of the Institutional Harm and Healing symposium is "to grow our institutional capacity to respond to sexual violence in just and transformative ways." Father Thomas Doyle, world-renowned Catholic leader, survivors’ advocate, priest, canon, lawyer, addictions therapist, and long-time supporter of justice and compassion for clergy sex abuse victims, will be the keynote speaker.

Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing

Capping a month-long series of events around the topic of healthy sexuality and sexual violence, Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) welcomed Father Tom Doyle, a Roman Catholic sexual abuse victim advocate, ... read more about Symposium and lecture by Catholic victims advocate Tom Doyle focuses on institutional harms and healing