November 2011

“Words with Power” – Steve Schumm

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Steve Schumm, Assistant Pastor at Community Mennonite Church, Harrrisonburg, reflects on Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24, and Hebrews 1:1-4, 4:12-13

Inside Athletics: Nov. 26, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s Inside Athletics podcast, we get an interesting feature of Dave and James recording the podcast in two separate segments.  Dave gives an update on his time at the ODAC board meetings, while James touches on the exciting wins of the women’s basketball team on Tuesday and the men Saturday afternoon.

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Inside Athletics: Nov. 18, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics,” Dave and James go in-depth on Dan Nafziger running at the Cross Country National Championship this weekend and the Men’s Soccer All-ODAC Teams.  They also talk about the men’s and women’s basketball teams in the season-opening weeks.

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“As long as it depends on you, live peaceably…” Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson

& University Chapels.

Learn from Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson about how being a Christian leader in The Gambia, a predominately Muslim country, impacts his faith and ministry and how Muslims and Christians might/can work together despite differences. Romans 12:9-18 ——- Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson serves as Bishop of The Gambia: Head of the Anglican Diocese of The Gambia… Read more »

“Be prepared to give an account 24/7 BUT…” Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson

& University Chapels.

Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson – Bishop of Gambia: Head of the Anglican Diocese of Gambia which comprises the Republics of the Gambia, Senegal and Cape Verde Islands. This chapel is a part of EMU’s International Education Week

Inspire to Succeed Globally – ISO

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students from the International Student Organization lead  the International Education Week chapel with a focus on what inspires to succeed globally.

University Forum

& Faculty/Staff Speakers.

President Swartzendruber brings a report from the weekend meetings of the Board of Trustees, and talks about significant recent and ongoing events in the life of the university.  His address is followed by a time of Q&A.  

Community Building through Economic Development – Loren Hostetter (MEDA)

& University Chapels.

Loren Hostetter serves as country project manager for Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) in Ethiopia.

Inside Athletics: Nov. 11, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” Dave and James cover a variety of topics.  They wrap up some of the postseason awards for the fall teams and explain a change in the All-ODAC Teams set-up.  James gives some thoughts on Thursday’s men’s basketball exhibition.  They also announce the interim men’s volleyball coach before Dave talks about… Read more »

A Jewish Approach to Spirituality – Rabbi Daniel Alexander

& University Chapels.

Rabbi Daniel Alexander speaks on the theme of “A Jewish Approach to Spirituality” as part of the monthly lecture series sponsored by EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement.   Rabbi Alexander is senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville. He received his Rabbinic Ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City in… Read more »