Campus Worship: Sexuality and Faith

Gather over Zoom for a Campus Worship teaching on Sexuality and Faith or Sexuality and Spirituality with opportunity to offer feedback with a Google Form. The audio podcast features Debra Hirsch, author of Redeeming Sex, being interviewed on Maybe God hosted by Eric Huffman. This theme is an introduction to the 2020-2021 Student Life program emphasis on Healthy Self, Healthy Sexuality.

Convocation: Women, Beauty and Action

Women, Beauty and Action is a conversation celebrating Women’s History Month through the voices of women around us. Toni Morrison, celebrated novelist and professor who died in 2019 said this:  “Beauty was not simply something to behold; it was something one could do.” Hosted by Dean of Students Shannon Dycus, we will hear from Deanna Reed, Nadia Dames and Ariel Barbosa as....

Convocation: Cornell Brooks

Gather with the Black Student Alliance and Multicultural Student Services for a special Monday morning Black History Month convocation featuring Rev. Dr. Cornell Brooks from the Harvard Kennedy School. There will be a talk-back with Rev. Dr. Brooks from 11-11:30 a.m. Cornell William Brooks is Professor of the Practice of Public Leadership and Social Justice at the Harvard Kennedy....

Convocation: Constitution Interpretation

What if anything can the Constitution and the “Founding” tell us about the Second Amendment? Gather with Dr. Kevin Hardwick and Dr. Howard Lubert, JMU professors, for some input on (1) the origins of the Constitution and the process of its ratification, (2) debates during the American “Founding” over constitutional interpretation, and (3) contemporary debates about approaches to....

Convocation: MLK, Jr. Celebration

Gather for the annual MLK, Jr. Celebration Convocation featuring Dr. Jalane Schmidt, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia. Dr. Jalane Schmidt’s research and teaching is focused upon African diaspora religions of the Caribbean and Latin America, and particularly festivity and ritual. Dr. Schmidt teaches courses which consider the effects of colonization and the....

Opening Convocation-Susan Schultz Huxman

Join President Susan Schultz Huxman to launch spring semester with an emphasis on Vision 2020.There will be a time of prayerful sending for the Guatemala and Colombia Cross-Cultural seminar near the close of the service.

Convocation: Take Back the Night

Expanding the space: creating spaces that are inclusive and meet community needs.Gather for a Take Back the Night convocation focused on ending sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual abuse and all forms of sexual violence.

Convocation:Andrew Daniels-Sport & Peace

Sport and Peace: A Two Year Fellowship in Belfast, Northern IrelandGather with Andrew Daniels, an International Fellow with PeacePlayers, to explore how athletics can build peace. Andrew Daniels completed a Masters in Conflict Transformation at EMU. He’s been building peace through basketball ever since. There will be a talk-back from 11-11:30 a.m. with Andrew demonstrating some of the community....