University Chapels

Emulate & Y-Trip Sending

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

Listen in on the launch of Emulate* as they bring some of their music and reflections to chapel. There is also a time of sending for this musical ensemble and the Spring Break Y-Trip groups. *Emulate is a fresh and elite vocal ensemble from Eastern Mennonite University under the direction of Ryan Keebaugh. The… Read more »

“A History Forgotten” – Reverend Basil Marin

& University Chapels.

As part of Black History Month, Basil Marin from New Song Anabaptist Church in Harrisonburg speaks in chapel on “A History Forgotten.”

Parable of the Mustard Seed – Pastor John Murray

& Parables, University Chapels.

Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join John Murray, Pastor of Hesston Mennonite Church, as he teaches on the parable of the mustard seed. Parables is the campus ministry theme for the year. John Murray is participating in the Visiting… Read more »

“Chapel – Ash Wednesday: Song and Prayer” – Chamber Singers

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

The EMU Chamber Singers and Campus Pastors lead in a service of songs, scripture and readings for Ash Wednesday.

Reflections on “Becoming. . .” – personal faith stories

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

Hear students, faculty and staff share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a song performed by Giulio Garner. Storytellers: Gloria Rhodes, Eldon Kurtz, and Erin Hershey (inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)

Reflections on “Becoming. . .” – personal faith stories

& Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear undergraduate students share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a vocal solo by Alicia Ygarza. Storytellers: Philip Watson, Makora Nyagwegwe, and Daniel Barnhart (inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)

“Atheism to Catholicism: a faith journey” – Dr. Mark BauerleinM

& University Chapels.

Drawing on the story of his own spiritual journey, Mark Bauerlein talks about the significance of atheism as a compelling mode of adolescent rebellion and what pulled him out of that. Dr. Mark Bauerlein, of Emory University in Atlanta, is featured on campus by Writers Read. He is well versed on the value and… Read more »

“Camp Day Chapel” – Lester Zook

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Lester Zook spoke for a special “Camp Day” chapel held in the greeting hall of the Campus Center, surrounded by booths featuring several church camps and outdoor adventure programs.

“Called to Ministry?” – Hanna Heishman and Nathanael Ressler

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Do you have a call to ministry? Carmen Schrock-Hurst, Bible and Religion Instructor, hosts Hanna Heishman and Nathanael Ressler, students who participated in the Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP) over the summer months, as they share reflections from their experiences of exploring a sense of call to ministry. Students who participated in the Ministry Inquiry… Read more »

Departmental Chapels

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

How does faith inform your area of study or chosen profession? Students, faculty, and staff gathered during the chapel time on Wednesday, January 28 for focused conversations/interactions within majors/minors. Applied Social Sciences: Faith and Vocation: Reflections from faculty and Alumni. Business: Two students who attended the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) annual conference shared what… Read more »