Listen in on the launch of Emulate* as they bring some of their music and reflections to chapel. There is also a time of sending for this musical ensemble and the Spring Break Y-Trip groups.
*Emulate is a fresh and elite vocal ensemble from Eastern Mennonite University under the direction of Ryan Keebaugh. The group specializes in madrigals, jazz, modern, and contemporary concert literature, both secular and sacred. Their inaugural tour will feature the works of Duruflé, Tavener, and Nystedt amid additional selections that will uplift, touch, and reflect upon the human soul and condition.
As part of Black History Month, Basil Marin from New Song Anabaptist Church in Harrisonburg speaks in chapel on “A History Forgotten.”
Our Lips & the Lord’s Word: Looking at 1 Kings 2:1-3 as Covenanting Hope
Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the spring, producing a final paper and making a public presentation
Dr. Ervin Stutzman, Executive Director of Mennonite Church USA speaks in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary about navigating pastoral ministry in the present context.
Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join John Murray, Pastor of Hesston Mennonite Church, as he teaches on the parable of the mustard seed. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year.
John Murray is participating in the Visiting Pastor program at EMU this week.
Amy Yoder McGloughlin, Pastor at Germantown Mennonite Church, Germantown, PA, reflects on the Emmaus story as she tells her own story about fellowship and pastoring in a church that was excommunicated from the denomination. Germantown Mennonite Church is the Oldest Mennonite Congregation In North America.
Dr. Vi Dutcher, professor of language and literature, presents on “’I bet this thing would really go!’: Old Order Amish Women’s Literacy Practices.”
The EMU Chamber Singers and Campus Pastors lead in a service of songs, scripture and readings for Ash Wednesday.
Hear students, faculty and staff share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a song performed by Giulio Garner.
Storytellers: Gloria Rhodes, Eldon Kurtz, and Erin Hershey
(inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)
Graduating Senior Seth Thomas Crissman shares some of the original songs that have emerged out of his coursework at EMS.