February 2012

Spiritual Life Week – Shaun Groves Concert

& Spiritual Life Week.

Shaun Groves has partnered with child development organization Compassion International for the purpose of spreading Compassion’s mission of releasing children from poverty across the world. Shaun shares an evening of songs and stories inspired by his travels with Compassion. Shaun is a singer/songwriter, speaker, blogger, husband, daddy and friend. He feels and thinks deeply and… Read more »

Inside Athletics: Feb. 10, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

This week, Dave is joined by Sue Kolb, women’s soccer coach and Assistant Athletic Director for Student Athlete Well-being, who reviews her work during the first semester with class attendance and academic progress of EMU athletes.  Sue’s position is being funded by a grant through the NCAA as part of the Ethnic Minority and Women’s… Read more »

“The Quiet in the Land” – David Kline

& University Chapels.

Who are and what is the quiet in the land? David Kline offers his perspective. David Kline is an Amish farmer, naturalist, and writer. He and his family farm 120 acres and operate a 45-cow organic dairy near Mt. Hope, Ohio, that blends older traditional methods with newer technologies in a manner that is environmentally… Read more »

“How Mennonites Made Me a Better Methodist” – Rev. D. Dennis Perry

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

Rev. D. Dennis Perry grew up in Harrisonburg.  He graduated from JMU, received his MDiv from Eastern Mennonite Seminary, and then his DMin from Wesley Theological seminary.  He has served churches in Page County, Rockingham County, and in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia.  He is currently Lead Pastor at Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria, VA…. Read more »

Mental Health & Suicide Awareness – Pam Comer

& University Chapels.

Sometimes in a suicidal situation we ask Where is God? Pam Comer, Director of the Counseling Center, and leaders of CoachLink, help us explore answers to this question through reflection, ritual and an original song performed by EMU student, Grace Engle.  Listen for announcements about the February 23 workshop on Suicide Awareness: What to do… Read more »

Inside Athletics: Feb. 3, 2012

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about the busy stretch of home games EMU had earlier this week, and what all the wins in those games mean.  Dave also digs into the experience of student-athletes from the 1980s and 90s, and solicits thoughts from that era.

Inside Athletics is a… Read more »

“Honoring the Past” – Luke Hartman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Luke Hartman ’91, Vice President for Enrollment, opens Black History Month with the first of two chapels planned by the Black Student Union.   He shares stories to honor his own past and reflects on why it is important to do so.

“Reordering our World” – Dr. Anil Solanki

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Dr. Anil Solanki, EMS Adjunct Professor of Old Testament and Minister in the United Church of Christ, preaches from  Luke 1:46-55, the Magnificat.

Camp Chapel: Where-in Lies your Identity? – Glenn Nofziger II ’02

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Booths with representatives from a wide range of camps surround the chapel gathering in the unique venue of the Campus Center Greeting Hall.  Glenn Nofziger II shares a message about identity in Christ, reflecting on his experiences at camp, college, and in short-term missions/evangelism.  Glenn, EMU class of ’02,  is an Eastern Mennonite Seminary student… Read more »