2012 Commencement

EMU celebrates the University’s 94th Annual Commencement.  Abigail Disney, Ph.D. offers the Commencement address, “Why Women?”.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Carmen Miller, Andy Richter, Susan Clark, and Tammy Briggs.

2012 Baccalaureate

EMU celebrates the University’s 94th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Mark Metzler Sawin, Professor of History, addresses the graduates with his speech, titled, Wisdom & Vanity: A Teacher’s Parting Words.  Senior class co-presidents Rochelle Fisher and Gabriel Brunk offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2012

The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of spirit....

2012 Seminary Commencement

Eastern Mennonite Seminary celebrates the 63nd Annual Commencement with an address by Rev. Dr. Daniel L. Garrett, Adjunct professor, United Methodist Studies at EMS, titled, “Lessons from Grandpa, Dad, and other Theologians.”

2012 Nurses’ Pinning

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.  Laura Yoder delivers the “Message to the Graduates.”

2012 Seminary Baccalaureate

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2012 Baccalaureate service includes reflections on the seminary experience by some of the graduates, as well as a presentation of the Senior Class gift and a prayer of dedication.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Middle East

The returning Spring 2012 Middle East Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in the Middle East this semester.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Guatemala & Mexico

The returning Spring 2012 Guatemala Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Guatemala and Mexico this semester.

“#Occupy Empire Closing Reflections” – Jennifer Davis-Sensenig, Phil Kniss

#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s Mission In this Closing Worship Service of the #Occupy Empire Conference, members of the Listening Committee offer their reflections of what they heard during conference sessions and through informal conversations with conference participants. Jennifer Davis Sensenig serves as the lead pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Phil....

Session V: “Anabaptist Witness in the Empire II” – Matthew Krabill, David Stutzman, Josh Brockway, Nathan Hershberger

#Occupy Empire: Anabaptism in God’s Mission Session V is a series of three Lectures (Note: David Stutzman’s presence in the first lecture is via Skype) Matthew Krabill and David Stutzman present on “Empire: The Mission Frontier of the Church.”  Matthew Krabill currently lives in Pasadena, CA, and is a doctoral candidate at Fuller Theological Seminary....