Inside Athletics: March 28, 2014

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James gives some thoughts on the national topic of student-athletes being classified as employees.  The trickle-down ramifications of that decision seem endless, even at the D-III level.  They also give some thoughts on the spring sports seasons as they continue to deal with weather issues.

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Loving Self to Love Neighbor – Esther Nafziger ’12

& "Love One Another", Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Come reflect on how the commandment “Love your neighbor as yourself” is a call to interconnectedness and not just selflessness. Looking at the commandment as an equation, with integral parts, how have we failed to emphasize loving ourselves in order to love our neighbors? Esther Nafziger works as an admissions counselor. In her free… Read more »

“CIE Interfaith Forum: Part II” – Amir Akrami and Mark Thiessen Nation

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Pluralism, Particularity & the Way to Peace, II: Why Do We — a Muslim & a Mennonite— Care About This? A year ago the Center for Interfaith Engagement’s Visiting Muslim Scholar and theologian Dr. Amir Akrami and Mennonite theologian and Eastern Mennonite Seminary professor Dr. Mark Thiessen Nation engaged in a public discussion about… Read more »

“Make Space for Ruth” – KrisAnne Swartley

& University Chapels.

KrisAnne Swartley, Minister for the Missional Journey, Doylestown Mennonite Church, Dolystown, PA KrisAnne (EMU  ’98) is on campus as a part of EMU’s visiting pastor program The entire campus community is invited to every chapel worship service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday; EMU Campus Ministries hosts chapel… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Ryan Schaeffer

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Ryan Schaeffer, Epiclesis: What we say, What we mean Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They then complete their… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Clayton Payne

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Clayton Payne, Sacramentality in United Methodist Congregations: developing and reclaiming intentional faith practices in non-sacramental churches. Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design… Read more »

“Voices for Peace” – C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

In this chapel sampler, consider various perspectives on peace as students offer portions of their speeches for the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical contest.  The speeches will be given in their entirety on Friday, March 28 at 7 p.m. in Martin Chapel (Seminary Building). Jordan Luther “Are Y’all Listening?: An Apology” Chris Yoder “The… Read more »

Inside Athletics: March 21, 2014

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” podcast, Dave and James talk about which teams are busy on the recruiting trails right now and also how all the snow and postponements this spring affects the players.  And any podcast this time of year without some bracket talk wouldn’t be complete, so they jump in a little.

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“Women Doing Theology” – Alexa Short, Emily Hodges, Alyssa Weaver, and Andrea de Avila

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Alexa Short, Emily Hodges, Alyssa Weaver, and Andrea de Avila, hosted by Nancy Heisey and Carmen Schrock-Hurst, share reflections from their recent involvement in the Women Doing Theology conference. One goal of conference organizers was to reflect on God, academically, relationally, prayerfully, actively and also contemplatively, from the multitude of contexts from which participants… Read more »

“A Year of Biblical Womanhood” – Rachel Held Evans

& University Chapels.

The magazine FAITH: History, Mystery & Challenges Revealed — printed annually — just ranked Rachel Held Evans as the 4th rated “doer, thinker, pastor, and passer who is shaping the next generation of Christians.” We are delighted to host Rachel Held Evans on campus. She is an evangelical Christian columnist, blogger and best-selling author… Read more »