Faculty/Staff Speakers

“Old Order Amish Women’s Literacy Practices” – Vi Dutcher

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Colloquium Series.

Dr. Vi Dutcher, professor of language and literature, presents on “’I bet this thing would really go!’: Old Order Amish Women’s Literacy Practices.”

“Chapel – Ash Wednesday: Song and Prayer” – Chamber Singers

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

The EMU Chamber Singers and Campus Pastors lead in a service of songs, scripture and readings for Ash Wednesday.

Reflections on “Becoming. . .” – personal faith stories

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear students, faculty and staff share personal life and faith reflections on Becoming. . ., the Spiritual Life Week theme, followed by a song performed by Giulio Garner. Storytellers: Gloria Rhodes, Eldon Kurtz, and Erin Hershey (inspired by Ephesians 3:14-21)

“Journey into Failure” – Les Horning

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

Les Horning, Associate Director for Seminary Development and Admissions shares from his personal “journey into failure” during Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.

“Camp Day Chapel” – Lester Zook

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Lester Zook spoke for a special “Camp Day” chapel held in the greeting hall of the Campus Center, surrounded by booths featuring several church camps and outdoor adventure programs.

Departmental Chapels

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

How does faith inform your area of study or chosen profession? Students, faculty, and staff gathered during the chapel time on Wednesday, January 28 for focused conversations/interactions within majors/minors. Applied Social Sciences: Faith and Vocation: Reflections from faculty and Alumni. Business: Two students who attended the Mennonite Economic Development Associates (MEDA) annual conference shared what… Read more »

Departmental Chapels: Applied Social Sciences

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, instead of gathering in Lehman Auditorium for University Chapel, various academic departments held their own smaller gatherings in their own spaces scattered across campus. The Department of Applied Social Sciences gathered in Roselawn room 306 to hear reflections and view symbols of the intersection of faith and work from… Read more »

Departmental Chapels: Sciences

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

On Wednesday, January 28, 2015, instead of gathering in Lehman Auditorium for University Chapel, various academic departments held their own smaller gatherings in their own spaces scattered across campus. The Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, and Psychology gathered in Science Center classroom 104 for some singing and personal reflections by Greg Koop and… Read more »

“Diversity and Belonging: Love and the Liberal Arts” – Provost Fred Kniss

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

Provost Fred Kniss launches the semester with a focus on “Diversity and Belonging: Love and the Liberal Arts.” John 15:10-17 Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala-Cuba Cross-Cultural group at the close of the service.

“Hold on, Let go, Let’s go” – Dr. Lonnie Yoder

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

Dr. Lonnie Yoder, EMS Associate Dean and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, opens the Seminary’s Spring Semester with a convocation address, “Hold on, let go, Let’s go!” “In the midst of the intriguing times in which we live (e.g. rapid and constant change, over-committed lives, foundational challenges, and the experience of multiple losses),… Read more »