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

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....

“About Spiritual Gifts” – Micah Hurst

How do you know your spiritual gifts and what are they for? Join Pastor Micah Hurst in exploring spiritual gifts in light of sharing God’s love with the world. Micah Hurst serves as Pastor of Youth and Young Adult Ministries at Weaver’s Mennonite Church here in Harrisonburg, Va. His previous roles at Eastern Mennonite University....

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

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....

“Serving, Listening, Transforming” – Homecoming Worship Service

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....

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

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....

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

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....

DACAmented Stories and Prayer

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....