Seminary Capstone Presentation – Larry Aikens

Larry Aikens, “Diverging Cultures, yet a Coalescing Christ” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the....

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Lindsay Mustafa Davis

Lindsay Mustafa Davis, “Playing with Parables: Using Theater to Embody the Parables of Jesus with EMU Theater and EMS Students” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design....

Experiences of Women in Christianity and the World

EMSWA members share reflections on their experiences as women and feminine imagery in both Christianity and the world. EMSWA is the Eastern Mennonite Women’s Association. EMSWA’s purpose is to empower members of the community; to deepen awareness; to develop relationships; and to create open and safe dialogue all with a focus on women and....

“Wrestling Up” – Rev. Meredith McNabb

Rev. Meredith McNabb, Director of Clergy Excellence, Board of Ordained Ministries, Virginia United Methodist Conference, United Methodist Church. “Wrestling Up” (Genesis 32:22-32 Romans 12:1-3, 9-21) This is the first of two special Eastern Mennonite Seminary chapel presentations to help us discern our way through complexities related to denominational divisions rooted in different understandings of....

Holy Week Chapel: Alfombra for Easter

Holy Week chapel, held in the Campus Center Greeting Hall, featured engagement with the alfombra (carpet).  The Latino Student Alliance prepared the alfombra to greet and celebrate the coming of Jesus among us! Reflect on paths we share with Jesus: immigrant, salvation, hope and suffering.

“Chasing Resurrection” – Matt Naugle

“Chasing Resurrection” EMS Preaching Class student, Matt Naugle

2016 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

Seven students participated in the 2016  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 18. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 2:55–Stephanie Toth, Humans and Technology, senior Digital Media major from Youngstown OH 13:28–Elisabeth Wilder, Make Change, Not Hashtags, junior Social Work major from....

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Matt Weaver

Matt Weaver, “Leadership in a Sea of Conflict” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their projects in the....

“Cities of our Future: What Should People of Faith Be Striving For?” – Dr. Michael O. Emerson

Dr. Michael O. Emerson, provost at North Park University, presents the monthly University Colloquium lecture on: “Cities of our Future: What Should People of Faith Be Striving For?”

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Maria Hosler Byler

Maria Hosler Byler, “Written on Our Hearts: Scripture Memorization for the Whole Body” Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then....