Join the Black Student Union and Multicultural Services for this Black History Month chapel entitled “Just Stand” with the Reverend Basil Marin speaking. —– Basil Marin serves as pastor of New Song Anabaptist Fellowship in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Chapel Worship – Assurance: God with Us – Janeen Bertsche Johnson (Campus Pastor of Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary)
Hear from a volunteer “Peace Team” member visiting Harrisonburg today. Their shared work is the celebration and defense of life and all that’s beautiful – addressing the stuff of decolonization, our grappling with white supremacy and patriarchy, our journey together with regards to race, gender, and many other constructions and expressions tied to our identities…. Read more »
Gather with students and staff from visiting Christian camps and retreat centers for Reflections from Camp. EMU students who have worked at camps lead singing and share reflections.
Visiting Pastor Kirk Hanger focuses on themes of diversity dynamics and the vocation of faith communities looking at the Tower of Babel, Pentecost and Revelation to show that God’s plan from the beginning has always been diversity, however, like those at Babel, we still tend to want to stay in our comfort zones with people… Read more »
This University Chapel hymn sing led by Matthew Hunsberger focuses on our year-long Student Life and Campus Ministries theme of “Many Parts, One Body” drawing from 1 Corinthians 12 and Romans 12.
Hear reflections from Elizabeth Witmer, Maddie List, and Caleb Schrock-Hurst, about exploring ministry this past summer with the Ministry Inquiry Program. What might exploring ministry look like for you? Elizabeth Witmer, a junior social work major, was at Faith Mennonite Church in Minneapolis. In addition to leading worship, visiting a terminally ill church member, preaching, planning and attending actions and… Read more »
The Apostle Paul’s “body” metaphor of the church is as daunting as it is inspiring. Did he really expect his readers to act as though it were “true”? This message will invite you to look at the challenges to living out this Scriptural aspiration for the church. How might EMU approach the call to Christian… Read more »
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… Read more »