September 2011

Stories on Faith, Service and Relief – Ken Sensenig

& University Chapels.

Warm up for the Mennonite Central Committee Virginia Relief Sale with Ken Sensenig sharing stories and reflections on faith, service and relief work around the world.  Ken serves as Interim Executive Director & Constituency Relations of Mennonite Central Committee East Coast.

Inside Athletics: September 30, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week, Dave goes solo and discusses the challenges of directing the athletic program at EMU, a DIII program that values both the total educational experience for the student athlete and competitiveness within the conference.  Specific areas of tension that can exist are in the recruiting process and the amount of time asked of student athletes. … Read more »

Seminary Spiritual Life Week: Opening to Presence

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

“The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us” Speakers: John and Sandy Dresher-Lehman John has a bachelor’s degree in rehab counseling and masters of social work from Virginia Commonweath. He worked with addictions and trauma work for 15 years. Since 2003 he has been working in private practice, with a focus on trauma… Read more »

Do Not Get Into a Boat with Jesus (If You Want to Stay Dry!) – Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Be challenged to live life abundantly by following Jesus in mission and service into an unstable, unpredictable, beautiful and perilous world. This is a high-risk, high-reward invitation. Hear real-life stories of how sailing the sea with Jesus is the definition of life in abundance.

Seminary Spiritual Life Week: Deepening into Silence

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

“The light shines in the darkness, but the darkness has not understood it” Speakers: John and Sandy Dresher-Lehman John has a bachelor’s degree in rehab counseling and masters of social work from Virginia Commonweath. He worked with addictions and trauma work for 15 years. Since 2003 he has been working in private practice, with a… Read more »

Seminary Spiritual Life Week: Born of Words

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

“The Word gave life to everything that was created, and his life brought light to everyone” Speakers: John and Sandy Dresher-Lehman John has a bachelor’s degree in rehab counseling and masters of social work from Virginia Commonweath. He worked with addictions and trauma work for 15 years. Since 2003 he has been working in private… Read more »

Inside Athletics: September 23, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James talk about the big week EMU teams have had, especially as the players approach a psychological milestone in the season.  Dave also touches on Friday’s chapel service, which featured a number of athletes and their summer cross cultural experience.  He then unveils information about a new varsity… Read more »

Summer Cross-Culturals – Costa Rica & Honduras

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear stories from the adventures of  students who traveled to Costa Rica & Honduras for  summer cross-cultural learning experiences in May, 2011

Moving in the Mediterranean

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Chapel Gathering in the Seminary features storytelling and reflections by EMS BLESS students who spent 2 weeks sailing  the Mediterranean and studying the ministry and writings of the apostle Paul last May. The BLESS (Biblical Lands Educational Seminars and Service) program is an innovative graduate-level, missional education program that combines experiential, cross-cultural learning in or… Read more »

Shameless Sexuality – Keith Graber Miller

& University Chapels.

Hear reflections on sexuality and faith from a professor of a course entitled Sexuality and Religion.  Keith Graber Miller, professor of Bible and Religion at Goshen College, is spending two full days at EMU speaking in Chapels, classes, and public forums.