“Forging Peace one gun at a time” – Mike Martin

& University Chapels.

Hear stories of forging peace with RAWtools – repurposing weapons into hand tools to be used in the creation of something new. Singing is led by Les Gustafson-Zook, Mennonite Central Committee North American Relief Sale & My Coins Count Coordinator. The My Coins Count collection will be gathered for the Virginia Relief Sale held… Read more »

“Tell the Story of Jesus” – Dr. Scot McKnight (Augsburger Lecture)

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Dr. Scot McKnight speaks on “Tell the Story of Jesus” as part of a Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life emphasis for the 2016 Augsburger Lecture Series and the Missional Church Partnership with Virginia Mennonite Missions, Virginia Mennonite Conference, Park View Mennonite Church, Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary. ——- Rev. Canon… Read more »

“Love as Commitment” – Dr. Scot McKnight (Augsburger Lecture)

& Augsburger Lecture Series, University Chapels.

Dr. Scot McKnight speaks on Love as Commitment (Mark 12:28-34) as part of a Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life emphasis for the 2016 Augsburger Lecture Series and the Missional Church Partnership with Virginia Mennonite Missions, Virginia Mennonite Conference, Park View Mennonite Church, Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary. ——- Rev. Canon… Read more »

“Mary’s Way” – Nancy Heisey

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary.

“Mary’s Way” Dr. Nancy Heisey–Eastern Mennonite Seminary Associate Dean, EMU Professor of Biblical Studies and Church History. Nancy has worked as a teacher and an administrator first at Mennonite Central Committee and since 1999 at EMU. Her lifelong professional and churchly involvement with Mennonites and Brethren in Christ around the world, and her research… Read more »

“Lynyrd, Loretta, and Handel Lead Heavenward: Music in Ron Rash’s World Made Straight.” – Marti Eads

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Marti Eads, professor of literature, kicks off this year’s University Colloquium series an intriguing lecture: “Lynyrd, Loretta, and Handel LeadHeavenward: Music in Ron Rash’s World Made Straight.”

“Grounded in Christ?” – Michele Hershberger

& Grounded, University Chapels.

Grounded in Christ? In today’s world? Michele Hershberger helps us explore what is so compelling and timely about being Grounded in Christ. This chapel contributes to the Grounded in Christ chapel series inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21. ——- Michele Hershberger teaches Bible and ministry at Hesston College, Hesston, KS. She was a keynote speaker for… Read more »

“Plastic Jesus – the comfortable Jesus”- Cyneatha Millsaps

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Plastic Jesus – the comfortable Jesus” Luke 4:16-30 Theme: The Plastic Jesus, ways in which we try and make Jesus and the gospel into what works for us. Cyneatha Millsaps, Lead Pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, IL. and Multicultural Liaison and Consultant for Multicultural Affairs for the Illinois Mennonite Conference

“Cross-cultural Music & Worship”

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

An International Education Week inspired service featuring cross-cultural music and worship.

“Jubilee: The Bible’s Vision for a Just Economy” – Shane Claiborne & Andrew Hanauer

& Other Speaking Events.

Shane Claiborne, author, activist and Co-Founder of Red Letter Christians, speaks on Jubilee: The bible’s Vision for a Just Economy along with Andrew Hanauer, Campaigns Director of Jubilee USA Network. Shane Claiborne is a prominent speaker, activist, and best-selling author. Shane worked with Mother Teresa in Calcutta, and founded The Simple Way in Philadelphia…. Read more »

Summer Cross-culturals – Quebec, Local Context, Washington D.C.

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups that spent time in Quebec, Harrisonburg, and Washington, D.C.