Seminary Capstone Presentation: Phil J. Yoder

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Phil J. Yoder, “Integrating Past, Present, Future: From Mockupation to Re-Inventing Dutch Blitz” 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… Read more »

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Gabriel Dodd

& Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Gabriel Dodd, “Discovering God: Spiritual Formation in Youth and Adolescents” 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 projects in… Read more »

“In Defense of Life”

& University Chapels.

Hear from a volunteer “Peace Team” member visiting Harrisonburg today. Their shared work is the celebration and defense of life and all that’s beautiful – addressing the stuff of decolonization, our grappling with white supremacy and patriarchy, our journey together with regards to race, gender, and many other constructions and expressions tied to our identities…. Read more »

“Meet Menno Simons” – an impersonation by Gerald Brunk

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Hear History Professor Emeritus Gerald Brunk share an impersonation of Menno Simons.* Brunk’s rendition will challenge you to deepen your own life of faith, and to pursue your own calling. * “Menno Simons (1496 – 31 January 1561) was a former Catholic priest from the Friesland region of the Low Countries who became an influential Anabaptist religious leader. Simons was a contemporary… Read more »

“Hope and History in King, Obama and Coates” – Peter Dula

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

Powerpoint Slides Peter Dula offered a similar version of this Chapel Gathering at University Chapel on January 24. Does the arc of history really bend towards justice as King and Obama liked to say? Think theologically about hope and history with Professor Peter Dula as part of the Common Read Chapel Series on Between the… Read more »

“Ministry Inquiry Program” – Elizabeth Witmer, Maddie List, Caleb Schrock-Hurst

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear reflections from Elizabeth Witmer, Maddie List, and Caleb Schrock-Hurst, about exploring ministry this past summer with the Ministry Inquiry Program. What might exploring ministry look like for you? Elizabeth Witmer, a junior social work major, was at Faith Mennonite Church in Minneapolis. In addition to leading worship, visiting a terminally ill church member, preaching, planning and attending actions and… Read more »