Join the Latinx Student Alliance (LSA) for a Latinx Heritage Month convocation featuring Salvador (Sal) Romero speaking on the theme: Si se puede: through resilience and hopefulness we will strive for more. Romero serves as Vice Mayor for the City of Harrisonburg and Director of Equity and Community Engagement for Harrisonburg City Public Schools.
“Meditations on Blessings” – Seminary community members will reflect on Genesis 12:1-4a. A blessing for new Seminary faculty will be given, followed by an open house time to discover where faculty have their offices.
Understanding the Needs of Dual Language Teachers Ron Shultz, PhDAssociate Professor of EducationEastern Mennonite University Across the country, bilingual teachers are in short supply. This has direct implications for Dual Language programs. Professional literature also suggests that equally problematic to the recruitment of DL teachers is their retention. Multiple factors can influence a teacher’s choice....
What’s your story? Where and how does your story connect with God’s story? Gather for worship and personal reflections on these prompts with student chaplains and affiliates from the Office of Faith and Spiritual Life. This service is hosted by EMU Chaplain Brian Martin Burkholder and the team of student chaplains.
Steve Pardini, Seminary grad will lead us in a contemplation of Dirks Willems’ witness in a modern-day context. How do we reflect Christlike love in our relationships? Matt. 5:43-47; John 13:34-35.
Let’s hear from students who participated in the 2022 summer intercultural programs: Spain 1, Spain 2, Ghana, Local Context, A Women’s West, and Washington Community Scholars Center. How did these IC learning experiences challenge and affirm them? What were their major surprises and learning opportunities? How are they changed or energized? And what pictures did they take?
A service of Lectio Divina (Holy Reading) based on Luke 16:1-13. Gather as we Listen, Reflect, See, Respond, and Rest in the scriptures.
So, what happened over the summer in Indonesia? What is Mennonite World Conference and why does it matter to EMU? Join Andrew Suderman and Benjamin Bergey for theological and ecclesial reflections and worshipful music from their experiences with the recently held Mennonite World Conference Assembly in Indonesia. See also Mennonite World Conference Assembly draws EMU community.
Using liturgies from the Iona Community, we will pray for Peace and Justice around the world. Karen Chamblee, Seminary student, will share a devotional entitled, “Thin Place,” based on her summer Iona pilgrimage.