Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Movements of Faith, Geography of Hope” – Lindford Stutzman & Eric Trinka

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary.

Movements of Faith, Geography of Hope (Genesis 4:12-16, Hebrews. 11:8-10, 13-16) Linford Stutzman, Director of John Coffman Center and BLESS program Eric Trinka, EMS Alum, Catholic University PhD student and collaborator with the BLESS program Human history is a story of movements – migrations, invasions, escapes, captivities and trade.The biblical story is no exception… Read more »

“Hope in the World of Herod and His Clan” – Dorothy Jean Weaver

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary.

Dorothy Jean Weaver, Professor of New Testament, Eastern Mennonite Seminary shares “Hope in the World of Herod and His Clan: Matthew 2:1-23 for the Real World”

“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.

“Promoting New Solutions to Water Crises in a Changing Kenya” – Doug Graber Neufeld

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Promoting New Solutions to Water Crises in a Changing Kenya Doug Graber Neufeld, PhD Kenya faces a range of growing water-related challenges that typify those in many countries around the world. Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) works with local and international partners in Kenya to encourage the adoption of sustainable solutions to these challenges. This… Read more »

“Many Parts, One Body”- Campus Ministries Team

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

Gather with Campus Pastor Lana Miller and the campus ministries team for an introduction to the theme Many Parts, One Body and an inspirational invitation. Music from the Gospel Choir.

University Convocation: “Serving. Leading. Transforming.” –President Huxman

& "Love One Another", Centennial, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Centennial Opening Convocation with Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman: A special time of gathering the entire campus to launch the new academic year. President Huxman launches our centennial year celebrations with the theme: Serving. Leading. Transforming.

Faculty Staff Conference: Address by Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman

& Faculty/Staff Conference, Faculty/Staff Speakers.

Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman delivers the plenary address during the Fall Faculty Staff Conference in Lehman Auditorium.  Dr. Huxman became the 9th president of EMU on January 1, 2017!  She comes to us with a stellar background in rhetoric, having directed the Elliot School of Communication at Wichita Sate University before becoming president of… Read more »

2017 Baccalaureate

& 2017 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

EMU celebrates the University’s 9th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Deanna Durham, assistant professor of social work, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “Speaking of Eating”.  Senior class co-presidents Tyler Denlinger and Madelyn Gish offer Senior Class Salutations.