University Chapels

Homecoming Centennial Chapel – “Changing the world One Life at a Time” – John and Michele Sharp

& Centennial, Homecoming, University Chapels.

Changing the World One Life at a Time John and Michele Sharp share reflections from the life and calling of their son, Michael J. (M.J.) Sharp, recipient of the 2017 EMU Life Service Award, who was killed while on a United Nations peacemaking mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo in March 2017. John… Read more »

DACAmented Stories and Prayer

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

How can we best support DACAmented people on campus and in our communities? Might better understanding the DREAM Act and DACA be a start? How about hearing a personal narrative from a DACAmented student and those who resource immigrants from a posture of faithfulness? What about prayer? How do we follow Jesus on this… Read more »

“Between Paul, Church, Coates, Me” – Brian Martin Burkholder

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Many Parts One Body, University Chapels.

Between the Apostle Paul, the Early Church, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Me – Campus Pastor Brian Martin Burkholder One white man’s attempt with confronting “the dream” as expressed by Coates in the EMU Common Read – Between the World and Me and noted in the admonitions of the Apostle Paul in the Christian scriptures informing the Student Life theme – Many Parts,… Read more »

“#GivingIsReceiving” – Carolyn Stauffer

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

Join the International Student Organization (ISO) in hosting Dr. Carolyn Stauffer presenting #GivingIsReceiving for an international education emphasis on Bringing Wholeness to Sexual Violence Victims in Central Africa.

International Hymn Sing Chapel: Matthew Hunsberger

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Matthew Hunsberger leads an International-themed hymn sing in University Chapel with David Berry, Katie Derstine,  and students Perry Blosser and Joseph Harder.

“Hope in Ruins” – Adam King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Cross-Cultural Groups, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“Hope in Ruins: Reflections and Poems from Palestine/Israel ” Psalm 74, Matthew 24:1-14 Adam King, EMS student and Rise Church Pastor, shares out of his experience with the May 2017 seminary cross-culture “Places, People and Prayers, A cross-cultural encounter with the Holy Land”

“Me and My Messy Humanness” – Moriah Hurst

& University Chapels.

Moriah Hurst, Nurture and Faith Development Pastor of Park View Mennonite Church., speaks on Me and My Messy Humanness (Isaiah 43:1-5) continuing the emphasis on Faith on a Human Scale introduced on Wednesday by Mandy Smith. Moriah Hurst joined the Park View Mennonite pastoral team in May 2016 after finishing an 8-year term with Mennonite… Read more »

“Faith on a Human Scale” – Pastor Mandy Smith

& University Chapels.

What if it’s not our job, as Christians, to have all the answers? What if our greatest task is to daily rely on God? What if our reliance on God, not our answers, is what will transform the world? Are we willing to let them see us in need? Or only in strength? Originally… Read more »

“Many Parts, One Body”- Pastor Chris Johnson

& Many Parts One Body, University Chapels.

Join Pastor Chris Johnson to dig down into this formational theme. Chris is Lead Pastor of Divine Unity Community Church (DUCC).