President Loren Swartzendruber speaks on peacebuilding, one of the EMU shared values, for the opening convocation of spring semester. Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala & Mexico Cross-cultural Seminar group at the end of convocation. Also check out the video that was shown in chapel before President Swartzendruber spoke! Matthew 5:3-10… Read more »
Students from the South Africa and Lesotho cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent adventure.
Faculty and Staff in several departments recognize important achievements of students during the fall semester. Special recognition is also given to the staff of Pioneer College Caterers and the excellent service they offer EMU. Chapel concludes with prayer and announcement from President Swartzendruber regarding his trip to Oslo, Norway to be present at the Awards… Read more »
Rev. Jim Ball speaks in University Chapel on Global Warming and the Risen LORD: Christian Discipleship and Climate Change from his award winning book by the same title. Global Warming and the Risen LORD moves beyond the old debates about climate change to a new conversation focusing on the tremendous opportunities there are and the… Read more »
Learn from Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson about how being a Christian leader in The Gambia, a predominately Muslim country, impacts his faith and ministry and how Muslims and Christians might/can work together despite differences. Romans 12:9-18 ——- Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson serves as Bishop of The Gambia: Head of the Anglican Diocese of The Gambia… Read more »
Bishop Dr. Tilewa Johnson – Bishop of Gambia: Head of the Anglican Diocese of Gambia which comprises the Republics of the Gambia, Senegal and Cape Verde Islands. This chapel is a part of EMU’s International Education Week
Students from the International Student Organization lead the International Education Week chapel with a focus on what inspires to succeed globally.
Loren Hostetter serves as country project manager for Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) in Ethiopia.
Rabbi Daniel Alexander speaks on the theme of “A Jewish Approach to Spirituality” as part of the monthly lecture series sponsored by EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement. Rabbi Alexander is senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel in Charlottesville. He received his Rabbinic Ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City in… Read more »
Michael J. Gorman, Ph.D., is Dean of the Ecumenical Institute of Theology and Professor of Sacred Scripture at St. Mary’s Seminary & University in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, where he has taught since 1991. He is a New Testament scholar who specializes especially in the letters, theology, and spirituality of the apostle Paul. He received the… Read more »