“How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes Your Life” – Aaron Kauffman

& University Chapels.

Latino Student Alliance guides the campus community in celebrating Latino Heritage Month. Aaron Kauffman, president of Virginia Mennonite Missions, speaks on the theme: How Embracing a New Culture Influences and Shapes your Life. Carol Snell-Feikema leads in singing.

“Gathering in Prayer and Communion” – United Methodist Church Students

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“Gathering in Prayer and Communion” Led by UMC students with reflections on Prayer — Sarah Payne reflections on Communion – Charlie Tinsley

“The Next Right Thing” – Laura Lehman

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

A Seminary Chapel Gathering worship experience with Laura Lehman, EMS Director of Admissions and Seminary Marketing and Communications.

“Sex & Millennials: #NewScripts” – Carolyn Stauffer

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series begins with Dr. Carolyn Stauffer offering a spiritual (primarily Christian spirituality) and relational framing for our sexuality.

“The Transformational Work of Clinical Pastoral Education”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Seminary Chapel Gathering presented by Summer CPE Students: Belinda Mortensen, Jason Wagner, Steve Giddens, Kathleen Cooper, Candy Tharpe, Jacob Kave and Penny Driediger, Assistant Director of Mentored Ministry.

“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.”