Parables – everyday stories that invite us to confront our worldview, sense of self and God, without providing easy answers. Join Don Clymer, Assistant Professor of Language and Literature, in diving into the Parable of the Prodigal Son in search of meaning for us and our context. Parables is the campus ministry theme for… Read more »
President Swartzendruber addresses the campus community drawing from Matthew 13:1-9 This service concludes with a time of sending for the cross-cultural seminar group departing for SE Balkans: Bulgaria, Greece & Turkey.
Seminary Dean, Dr. Michael King, opens the EMS fall semester with his convocation address, “Recognizing Jesus when Phone Booths Vanish.” King writes: When I saw a PBS video on seminaries posted under a heading that asked if what we teach is repairing phone booths, that caught my attention. Maybe because I turn 60 next month, I… Read more »
EMU celebrates the University’s 96th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Dr. Carolyn Stauffer, assistant professor of applied social sciences, addresses the graduates with her speech titled “The Secret Life of Accidental Heroes”. Senior class co-presidents Kari Denlinger and Brendan Erb offer Senior Class Salutations.
The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of… Read more »