Among the 8,800 people killed by the April 25 earthquake in Nepal was the father of ManKumari Ghale – a Harrisonburg resident and member of Harrisonburg Mennonite Church. ManKumari’s mother, grandmother and siblings, as well as her husband Dhanraj’s immediate family, lost their homes in the disaster. When their close friend ...More
Catherine Ruth Mumaw of Harrisonburg, Virginia, died July 17, 2014, at her home.
She was born July 22, 1932, in Harrisonburg, the daughter of John R. and Esther Mosemann Mumaw. She grew up in the Park View area, and attended Park School and Eastern Mennonite School and College.
She earned a Bachelor of Science de ...More
Soon, a picture of the Rev. Beth Jarrett’s smiling face will be added to the collection of portraits hanging at Harrisonburg First Church of the Brethren, but it will be markedly different from the others. Jarrett, who started leading the congregation tucked adjacently to Westover Park in August, is the first female head pastor of the church.
By Samantha Cole, Weathervane student newspaper
¡Bienvenido a capilla! The Latino Student Association presented chapel on Oct. 7. Students clapped along with praise and worship songs in Spanish, including “Bueno Es” and “Te adoro a ti.” As everyone settled in, Camila Pandolfi spoke about the importance of knowing your goals. Past ...More
Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir participants (L. to r.) Grace Lyman Barner, Lizzie Doughty, and Alexander Doughty
The Shenandoah Valley Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Shenandoah Valley Children’s Choir will present a joint concert 7 ...More
Roy D. Roth
Former Eastern Mennonite University faculty member Roy D. Roth, of Eugene, Ore., died Dec. 15, 2005 at age 84.
In 1972, after receiving a master of church music degree from the University of Oregon, Roth joined the music dep ...More
The Eastern Mennonite University Chorale will present a sacred music program on the theme, "Carols for a King," 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 9, in Martin Chapel of the seminary building at EMU.
The 27-member choir, directed by Janet Hostetter, will sing Benjamin Britten’s "Ceremony of Carols" with harpist, Ya Ting Lee. They will also perform Malcolm Dalglish’s ...More