EMU celebrates the University’s 9th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Deanna Durham, assistant professor of social work, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “Speaking of Eating”. Senior class co-presidents Tyler Denlinger and Madelyn Gish offer Senior Class Salutations.
University Chapel Gathering emphasizes the university’s vision of being a Learning Community as faculty and staff in several departments celebrate significant achievements of students during the Spring semester.
From there to here…. Sharing the stories, Celebrating the gifts …and to honor Michael King
Emmi Itaranta, author of EMU 16-17 common read book, “Memory of Water”, shares a presentation on the book.
How has your faith changed, grown or deepened while in college?
What have been the sources of your faith formation in your college years?
In what ways has your faith been challenged while in college and how have you navigated that?
How do you expect your faith will inform/guide your future endeavors?
Gather with graduating undergraduate seniors, Lydia Tissue, Janaya Sachs and Ben Emswiler, to hear their reflections.
There is a sending for the summer Cross-Cultural Seminars at the end of the chapel.
“EMS Road Experience”
Kevin Poeckert, EMS Preaching class student
The community gathered around the alfombra created by the Latino Student Alliance engaging themes of acceptance, goodness, and grace with the alfombra as a visual invitation for prayer and reflection.
“My Words” (Ezekiel 2) Josh Dalton, EMS Preaching Student; “The Bride of Christ” (Song of Solomon 2:8-17, Hosea 1:2-3) Kam Stabler, EMS Preaching Student