University Chapels

“Standing Rock Climate Justice”

& Creation Care, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

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.

Grounded in Faith at Camp

& Grounded, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students Nathaniel Nissley and Abigail Shelly, and a staff member from a visiting Christian camp or retreat center, offer reflections on being “grounded in faith at camp.”

“Stories on Being Grounded” – Paul Yoder ’06, ’11

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Paul Yoder, Assistant Professor of Teacher Education, shares personal stories and reflections on finding God and clarifying our roots in the midst of transition contributing to the chapel and campus ministries Grounded theme. ——- Paul J. Yoder is an assistant professor of teacher education. Paul earned his Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction with a… Read more »

“A Mennonite at the Pentagon: Human Security in an Age of Terror” – Lisa Schirch

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Lisa Schirch , Research Professor at CJP, reflects on A Mennonite at the Pentagon: Human Security in an Age of Terror. ——- Dr. Lisa Schirch is North American Research Director for the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research, Senior Policy Advisor with the Alliance for Peacebuilding, and Research Professor at the Center… Read more »

“Grounded” – Marci Frederick

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Grounded, University Chapels.

Marci Frederick, EMU Director of Libraries, further develops the chapel and campus ministries theme Grounded inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21. ——- Marci began as Hartzler Library Director in 2015. She holds an M. L. I. S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and additional Master’s degrees in Philosophy (Institute for Christian Studies) and American History (University… Read more »

Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration chapel – Rev. Dr. Chinita Richardson

& University Chapels.

Join the celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through praise and worship featuring the Eastern Mennonite University Gospel Choir and Meechy Jay. Rev. Dr. Chinita Richardson, Pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Harrisonburg) ——- Chinita Richardson, born in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, the oldest of four children… Read more »

MLK Chapel Reading Circles: Engaging the Sermons & Speeches of Rev. Dr. MLK, Jr.

& University Chapels.

Seven reading circle options were available around campus during chapel to read through the speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This recording is from the group that met in University Commons 201 (President’s Reception Room) – Letter from Birmingham Jail – led by Celeste Thomas – a letter written while in solitary confinement… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “Ringing in a New Year, a New Era”- Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather as a campus community for an address on Ringing in a New Year, a New Era from incoming President Susan Schultz Huxman. Toward the close of the service, there will be a time of sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups soon departing for Guatemala-Colombia and the Middle East. We will also be ringing… Read more »

Cross-cultural Chapel: Central Europe 2016

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students from the Central Europe cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent learning adventure.

Community Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

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

Gather as a community for an Advent and Christmas service of Lessons and Carols featuring Christian scripture and song. This service features readers from the EMU theater program and music featuring student song leaders, a handbell choir and the vocal ensemble Emulate.