Coalition for Climate Justice
Gather with the EMU Coalition for Climate Justice for engagement with student leaders focused on earth justice and related issues.
“Repairers of the Breach: Earth Justice, Everyday Heroes, and the Poor People’s Campaign” – Todd Wynward
Join Todd Wynward to explore “Repairers of the Breach: Earth Justice, Everyday Heroes, and the Poor People’s Campaign” linking the ancient prophetic words of Isaiah with the Rev. William Barber’s “Poor People’s Campaign: a National Call for Moral Revival,” set to sweep the country in 2018. Fifty years after MLK was assassinated, Barber and countless others across....
“Standing Rock Climate Justice”
Gather to shine the light of service to humanity through the lens of climate justice such was seen last year at Standing Rock. Join the forming EMU student Coalition for Climate Justice, for Native American prayers, singing, reflections and a call to action.
A Christian Response to Climate Change – Rev. Tafue Lusama
Reverend Tafue Lusama is from the small island nation of Tuvalu. Rev. Lusama is not only the leader of the Tuvalu Christian Church and a highly respected minister, but he is also an outspoken advocate for creation care and a Christian response to climate change. His small island nation is quickly disappearing as sea levels....
“14 Things that Climate Change is Ruining” – Earthkeepers
As a follow-up to President Swartzendruber’s opening convocation, students reflect on how climate change is impacting students and communities connected to EMU and what our role is in keeping the earth as a practice of faithfulness. Erin Rheinheimer and Melinda Norris present a list of “14 of Your Favorite Things that Climate Change is Ruining.”....
University Convocation: “Turn Down the Heat” – President Loren Swartzendruber
President Loren Swartzendruber launches a new semester as he addresses the campus community with a message inspired by Psalm 24:1; Romans 8:20-22; Colossians 1:15-17; and Revelation 22:1-2. Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala & Mexico Cross Cultural group.
‘Ruah, Spirit, Breath, Wind’ – Carnival de Resistance
Join a movement of the Spirit with worship leaders and musicians leading a powerful, poetic, and visceral, service as part of the Carnival de Resistance. Tevyn East and Jay, of the The Psalters, have been leading similar services in their “Creation Groans Series” through the Alternative Seminary.
“Art, Faith, and Justice: What does Resistance have to do with Carnivals?”
So what is this carnival thing? Sarah Thompson, Caleb Lange and Jessica Campbell, participants with Carnival de Resistance, offer some reflections and connections. More info