October 2018

Convocation: Take Back the Night

& University Chapels.

Gather for a Take Back the Night(TBTN) Widening the Circleconvocation including EMU student, faculty and staff panelists reflecting on why sexualized violence matters to them. Panelists: Jasmine Wilson, Emily Powell, Tempest Anderson, Nathaniel Nissley, Susan Schultz Huxman, Tae Dews, Carolyn Stauffer, Jonathan Swartz, Celeste Thomas, Leda Werner, and Gabrielle McMillon.

Voices of Conscience – Phil Kniss

& University Chapels.

Phil Kniss will speak about his grandfather, Lloy Kniss, and the Mennonite experience of conscientious objection in World War I. Read more: Voices of Conscience exhibit and lectures at EMU to highlight ‘prophetic insights and personal courage’ of WWI peace protesters ?

Chapel Gathering in the Seminary: Bruxy Cavey

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

THE RORSCHACH BIBLE Bruxy Cavey is the senior pastor at The Meeting House, a church for people who aren’t into church. The Meeting House is a multisite Anabaptist congregation in Ontario, Canada where thousands of people connect to God and each other through Sunday services, online interaction, and a widespread house church network. (You can learn more about… Read more »

Convocation: Bruxy Cavey

& University Chapels.

CITIZENS, SOLDIERS, & AMBASSADORS: EMBRACING OUR ROLE IN THE KINGDOM Gather with Bruxy Cavey and Jessica Crawford for a convocation focused on Christian faith and discipleship. Join Bruxy and others over lunch at the Convocation Talk-Back in the East Dining Room between 11:15-12:15 and 12:15-1:15. Pack or purchase your lunch. Bruxy Cavey is the senior pastor at The Meeting… Read more »

Campus Worship: Pastor’s Speak

& University Chapels.

Gather for worship featuring area pastors reflecting on exploring their calling. This service, featuring campus ministries affiliates, is inspired by the common read, Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work and the student life What’s Your Why? theme. Moriah Hurst, Nurture & Faith Development Pastor of Park View Mennonite Church Micah Hurst, Youth and Young Adult Ministries at Weavers Mennonite Church

Convocation: Jim Shultz – Climate Crisis

& University Chapels.

Climate Crisis: A Call to Action What does it mean to be the first generation born into a planetary climate crisis? Let’s wrap our heads around this one with Jim Shultz from The Democracy Center. Continue talking with Shultz and others over lunch at the Convocation Talk-Backin the East Dining Room between 11:15-12:15 and 12:15-1:15. Meal tickets available for… Read more »

Campus Worship: Global South Voices

& University Chapels.

Gather for worship and hear from visitors from El Salvador, Zimbabwe and Nepal as they describe the substantial climate change impacts being experienced now in the global south. Global South Voices Speaking Tour featuring: -Zacarias Bernabe Martinez, El Salvador -Sibonokuhle Ncube, Zimbabwe -Durga Sunchiuri, Nepal The Global South Voices speaking tour is sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and the Center… Read more »