University Chapels

“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.

“Finding your footing in an upside-down world” – Linford Stutzman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Grounded in Christ? In today’s world? Professor Linford Stutzman helps us explore finding your footing in an upside-down world. This chapel contributes to the Grounded in Christ chapel series inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21.

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 2)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear sharing by Brian Simpson, Amanda Williams, and Daniel Showalter

“Reconciliation in a Broken World” – Dr. Katherine Bassard

& University Chapels.

Dr. Katherine Bassard addresses how to live out our ministry of reconciliation in a world that is increasingly polarized, divided and broken. This chapel is part of our ongoing Dialogue on Race and Diversity coordinated by the Black Student Union (BSU) and Multicultural and International Student Services (MISS). Dr. Bassard is a recognized expert… Read more »

“Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse” – Jerry Holsopple

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with a Service of Lament for Sexual Abuse in Religious Contexts led by Jerry Holsopple, Professor of Visual and Communication Arts.

“Fractured Trust: Broken People, Broken Systems”

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

Sexual violence creates a brokenness for the individual and the system or community. How can we understand, support and move towards healing without contributing to the brokenness? This University Chapel is sponsored by the EMU Coalition on Sexual Violence Prevention.

“Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn” – Ken L. Nafziger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The Sexuality Series continues with Dr. Ken L. Nafziger addressing Faithful Sexuality in an Age of Porn. As a psychologist who both practiced and trained doctoral students, Dr. Nafziger addresses questions about porn such as – Is it a form of safe sex? How does porn affect the brain, erectile dysfunction and real sex?… Read more »

“Our Shared Journey Toward Healing” – Tony and Becky Brenneman

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather with Tony and Becky as they reflect on their shared journey of experiencing a hiking accident, serious injuries and the healing journey.

“Queer and Christian?” – Safe Space Storytellers

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

EMU Safe Space storytellers Matt Naugle and Dallas Hetrick reflect on their personal experiences of wrestling with God, faith and the Church. Poetry from Becoming Hallowed by Haley Brooks, Goshen College student, is also read.

Homecoming Chapel: “Incarnational Presence: being with those in need” – 2016 Alumni Award Recipients

& Homecoming, University Chapels.

2016 EMU Distinguished Service Award recipients share from their service and leadership roles engaging therapy work with distressed families and individuals at Gould Farm for the past 35 years. 2016 Young Alum of the Year recipient, shares about her work in through video. Emulate offers several musical selections.