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 »
Just Stand: Gather to hear and explore pieces of selected speeches and sermons from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The MLK, Jr. Celebration theme is Just Stand based on a quote from King’s 1963 book of homilies: “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands… Read more »
Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch Spring semester in this centennial year with the address – What do you do with a Centennial? There is a time of prayerful sending for the Guatemala-Cuba Cross-Cultural Seminar at the close of the service.
The returning Fall 2017 Israel/Palestine Cross-cultural group shares reflections and adventures from their experiences in Israel/Palestine this semester.
The campus community gathers to celebrate the Fall semester accomplishments of various students.
Matthew Hunsberger takes us on a musical journey through the weeks of advent and Christmas in a single University Chapel. Other participants include Brian Martin Burkholder (candle lighter); Elizabeth Resto and Anali Martin (readers); David Berry (piano); Sara Halteman (violin); and Katie Derstine, Ranene Schrock, Selah Shenk, and Jessica Hostetler (women’s vocal quartet).