Faculty/Staff Speakers

“The End of Lament” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

Dr. Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language at EMS, addresses Chapel Gathering around Psalm 88 and Romans 8:18-39. Context: Romans 8 is not an Advent text, but perhaps it could be. Advent is a season of waiting–perhaps of groaning–and repenting, preparing ourselves to be awake and ready for the coming… Read more »

“Contagious Resilience: God With Us” – Trina Trotter Nussbaum

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Trina Trotter Nussbaum is currently on research leave from the Center for InterFaith Engagement in order to finish work for her master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU.  She is writing a thesis and conducting a research study which is entitled: Self-Care May Not Be Enough: Secondary Traumatic… Read more »

“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.