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Seminary graduates’ capstone research projects reflect learning, act as practical resources for future ministry

On a Sunday afternoon about four years ago, Matthew Bucher was reading as diligently as any first-year graduate student at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. When he was invited to a picnic by his future wife, he told her he wasn’t sure if he could make the time. “Are you always working?” she asked him. At that point, his answer was “yes.&# ...More


Eastern Mennonite Seminary graduates 33 students, the largest class since 1988

When Gordon Meriwether first began attending Eastern Mennonite Seminary, he wanted to earn a master of divinity degree. Then the United Methodist pastor, who is also a 31-year U.S. Navy veteran, discovered the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Ea ...More

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Eastern Mennonite Seminary hires new professor

David Evans will nurture and push students as they wade into the increasingly diverse religious contexts of the world. The newest member of the Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) faculty in Harrisonburg, Va., Evans has been named assistant professor of history, mission, intercultural and interfaith studies. Evans brings expertise in cultural analy ...More


Seminary Students Age 23 to 65

What do schoolteachers, pastors, missionaries, retirees, recent college grads and nurses have in common? They are all started classes at Eastern Mennonite Seminary (EMS) the week of Aug 29. When the newest class at EMS gathered for orientation this week they ranged from age 23 to at least 65, or perhaps older than they’d like to admit. They are Mennonite, United Methodist, Presbyte ...More

Michael A. King on his first year as seminary dean

After his first year as Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Harrisonburg, Va., vice-president and seminary dean, Michael A. King reflects on success, failure and goals for the next year. ...More

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Seminary Graduation is April 30

Eastern Mennonite Seminary will hold its 62st annual commencement service 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Apr. 30 in Lehman Auditorium on the EMU campus. George R. Brunk III, dean emeritus and professor emeritus of New Testament at Eastern Mennonite Seminary will give the commencement address on the theme “Anointed for Ministry.& ...More

Michael King Named New Vice President and Seminary Dean

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