Just Stand: Gather to hear and explore pieces of selected speeches and sermons from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The MLK, Jr. Celebration theme is Just Stand based on a quote from King’s 1963 book of homilies: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands… Read more »
Dr. Nancy Heisey delivers the address at the Spring Semester 2018 opening convocation: “Not Knowing, Being Known.” Her remarks draw from Psalm 139 and 1 Samuel 3:1-10.
Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch Spring semester in this centennial year with the address – What do you do with a Centennial? There is a time of prayerful sending for the Guatemala-Cuba Cross-Cultural Seminar at the close of the service.
The returning Fall 2017 Israel/Palestine Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Israel/Palestine this semester.
Eastern Mennonite University Music Department and Campus Ministries present a new annual tradition of Christmas Lessons & Carols: a classic service of lessons from Christian scriptures and music from the University Choir, Chamber Singers, Emulate Chamber Ensemble, Chamber Orchestra and congregational singing. This service features the premiere of a choral piece from American composer, Gwyneth Walker.
The campus community gathers to celebrate the Fall semester accomplishments of various students.
Matthew Hunsberger takes us on a musical journey through the weeks of advent and Christmas in a single University Chapel. Other participants include Brian Martin Burkholder (candle lighter); Elizabeth Resto and Anali Martin (readers); David Berry (piano); Sara Halteman (violin); and Katie Derstine, Ranene Schrock, Selah Shenk, and Jessica Hostetler (women’s vocal quartet).
Dr. Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language at EMS, addresses Chapel Gathering around Psalm 88 and Romans 8:18-39. Context: Romans 8 is not an Advent text, but perhaps it could be. Advent is a season of waiting–perhaps of groaning–and repenting, preparing ourselves to be awake and ready for the coming… Read more »
Hear reflections from Hannah Shultz and Perry Blosser about the Ministry Inquiry Program this past summer. How does ministry inquiry look for you? Hannah Shultz served with Manantial de Vida in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Her responsibilities included sharing her testimony, praying, helping children learn about gardening and Earth care, leading children’s worship, translating documents from Spanish to English, choreographing worship songs for… Read more »
What is the connection between Coates, Hope and the Bible? Hear the thoughts of Professor Kevin Seidel as part of the Common Read (Between the World and Me) Chapel Series. Emulate opens the chapel with music. Dr. Kevin Seidel serves as Associate Professor of Language and Literature. A native of California, Seidel came to EMU from… Read more »