“What’s So Good about this Samaritan?: A Christian Ethic for Navigating Power and Difference” – Christena Cleveland and Drew Hart

& School for Leadership Training.

For the opening plenary of the School for Leadership Training, Christena Cleveland and Drew Hart explore the Good Samaritan story. They  consider how Jesus told this unsettling narrative which exposed and confronted how power and difference were organizing people’s lives. They guide us into a reflection on the ethical implications for our own lives… Read more »

Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration chapel – Rev. Dr. Chinita Richardson

& University Chapels.

Join the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through praise and worship featuring the Eastern Mennonite University Gospel Choir and Meechy Jay. Rev. Dr. Chinita Richardson, Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Harrisonburg) ——- Chinita Richardson, born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, the oldest of four children… Read more »

MLK Chapel Reading Circles: Engaging the Sermons & Speeches of Rev. Dr. MLK, Jr.

& University Chapels.

Seven reading circle options were available around campus during chapel to read through the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This recording is from the group that met in University Commons 201 (President’s Reception Room) – Letter from Birmingham Jail – led by Celeste Thomas – a letter written while in solitary confinement… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “Ringing in a New Year, a New Era”- Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather as a campus community for an address on Ringing in a New Year, a New Era from incoming President Susan Schultz Huxman. Toward the close of the service, there will be a time of sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups soon departing for Guatemala-Colombia and the Middle East. We will also be ringing… Read more »

Seminary Convocation – “Little by Little” – Nancy Heisey

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

Dr. Nancy Heisey, Eastern Mennonite Seminary Associate Dean and Professor of Biblical Studies and Church History.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Central Europe 2016

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

Students from the Central Europe cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent learning adventure.

Community Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather as a community for an Advent and Christmas service of Lessons and Carols featuring Christian scripture and song. This service features readers from the EMU theater program and music featuring student song leaders, a handbell choir and the vocal ensemble Emulate.

“Global Urban Trek – North Africa” – Johonna & Julian Turner & students

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

Gather with the EMU group that served with InterVarsity’s Global Urban Trek in North Africa this past summer for reflections and songs from their cross-cultural experiences.

“Reflections on Ministry” – Christina Hershey and Adrienne Derstine

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Christina Hershey and Adrienne Derstine share reflections from their Ministry Inquiry Program experiences serving in Allentown, PA and Albuquerque, NM this past summer.