Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

2015 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2015 Commencement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2015 Baccalaureate service includes reflections by Nate Yoder on the theme, “Call and Responsibility.”

“The Risen Christ” – Jake Kave and Seth Miller

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Preaching Class students, Jake Kave and Seth Miller, preach from Luke 24:13-35 and Luke 24:36-49 in a pair of chapel sermons about the Risen Christ.

“Jesus, Risen, Walking With Us” – Darin Buse and Maria Hosler Byler

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Preaching Class students, Darin Buse and Maria Hosler Byler, preach from Luke 24:1-7, 13-27, 28-31, and 8-12 in a set of four movements of a chapel sermon titled, “Jesus, Risen, Walking With Us.”

“We few, We happy few, We band of Believers” – Gordon Meriweather

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Preaching Class student, Gordon Meriweather, preaches from 2 Samuel 11:14-17  and 1 Kings 10:14-18  in a chapel sermon titled, “We few, We happy few, We band of Believers.”

Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement – Nelson Okanya ’02

& Augsburger Lecture Series, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Nelson Okanya, EMS Alum, closes the annual Augsburger Lectureship in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary. Okanya serves as President of Eastern Mennonite Missions and speaks on Inspiring the Next Generation for Mission Engagement. Nelson Okanya is president of Eastern Mennonite Missions (EMM). He was born and raised in the Mennonite community in Kenya,… Read more »

“The Woven Fabric of our Lives” – Gabriel Dodd and LaDawn Knicely

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Preaching Class students, Gabriel Dodd and LaDawn Knicely, preach from John 19:16-25 and John 20:1-10 in a pair of chapel sermons titled, “The Woven Fabric of our Lives .”

Seminary Capstone Presentation – Brad Kolb

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Seminary Senior Capstone, Student Speakers.

Brad Kolb, Think Again: How Imagination Leads to Transformation in Christian Worship Students in the seminary’s Master of Divinity program complete Capstone Integration Projects across the two semesters of their senior year. During the fall semester, they negotiate with the professors in the Formation in Missional Leadership class the design of their projects. They… Read more »

“Ecumenical Snake Handling” – Dale Humphries

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Preaching Class student, Dale Humphries, preaches from Numbers 21:4-9, John 19:31-37, and John 3:14-21 in a chapel sermon titled, “Ecumenical Snake Handling.”

“We Are Judas” – Lindsay Mustafa Davis

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

EMS Preaching Class student, Lindsay Mustafa Davis, preaches from Matthew 27:3-10 in a chapel sermon titled, “We are Judas.”

“John 9: Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind” – Melissa Fretwell and Matt Weaver

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Student Speakers.

EMS Preaching Class students Melissa Fretwell and Matt Weaver dramatize the story of Jesus healing the man born blind in John 9.  They invite the congregation to participate and imagine themselves as characters in the story.