October 2017

“Contagious Resilience: God With Us” – Trina Trotter Nussbaum

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Trina Trotter Nussbaum is currently on research leave from the Center for InterFaith Engagement in order to finish work for her master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU.  She is writing a thesis and conducting a research study which is entitled: Self-Care May Not Be Enough: Secondary Traumatic… Read more »

“Paul’s motto could be worse” – James Krabill, Esther Augsburger, Leonard Dow

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Paul’s motto could be worse 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 James Krabill facilitates engagement with a panel of EMU alumni who have served in Christian evangelism and mission initiatives in various cultural settings across the decades of EMU’s 100 years. Panelists: Leonard Dow ’87, Esther Augsburger ’72, James Krabill ’71. Find the complete list of Augsburger Lecture Series panelists… Read more »

“Serving, Listening, Transforming” – Homecoming Worship Service

& Centennial, Homecoming.

Homily: John and Michel Sharp (Parents of Michael J. Sharp ’05) Worship Leaders: Jane Hoober Peifer, ’75, MDV ’98, Les Horning ’86, MDV ’98 Music Leader: Benjamin Bergey ’11 Honoree Introductions: Louise Otto Hostetter ’79, Jeff Shank ’94 Honorees: Chester ’36 and Sara Jane ’42 Wenger, Michael J. Sharp ’05, Anxo Perez ’97, Leonard… Read more »

Homecoming Centennial Chapel – “Changing the world One Life at a Time” – John and Michele Sharp

& Centennial, Homecoming, University Chapels.

Changing the World One Life at a Time John and Michele Sharp share reflections from the life and calling of their son, Michael J. (M.J.) Sharp, recipient of the 2017 EMU Life Service Award, who was killed while on a United Nations peacemaking mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo in March 2017. John… Read more »

“Movements of Faith, Geography of Hope” – Lindford Stutzman & Eric Trinka

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

Movements of Faith, Geography of Hope (Genesis 4:12-16, Hebrews. 11:8-10, 13-16) Linford Stutzman, Director of John Coffman Center and BLESS program Eric Trinka, EMS Alum, Catholic University PhD student and collaborator with the BLESS program Human history is a story of movements – migrations, invasions, escapes, captivities and trade.The biblical story is no exception… Read more »

DACAmented Stories and Prayer

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

How can we best support DACAmented people on campus and in our communities? Might better understanding the DREAM Act and DACA be a start? How about hearing a personal narrative from a DACAmented student and those who resource immigrants from a posture of faithfulness? What about prayer? How do we follow Jesus on this… Read more »