“Strong Trees of Faith” – Carmen Schrock-Hurst

As a finalist for the position of undergraduate campus pastor, Carmen Schrock-Hurst has shaped a chapel service entitled Strong Trees of Faith and speaks on this theme as well.

Carmen Schrock-Hurst is an ordained Mennonite minister and current instructor in the EMU Bible and Religion department. She holds a MA of Theology from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Carmen serves as co-pastor of Immanuel Mennonite Church with her husband Luke, a church committed to serving a diverse population in Harrisonburg. Previously she served in pastoral ministry in Pittsburg (PA) and Richmond (VA). She brings a strong passion for cross-cultural service and pastoral care, having served in Central America (Honduras) and the Philippines with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). She also served as volunteer coordinator and bereavement coordinator for Rockingham Memorial Hospital Hospice.

Carmen holds a Master of Arts in Theology: Christian Spirituality from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary, Elkhart, IN (now Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary) and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from Eastern Mennonite College (now Eastern Mennonite University).