Seminary

“Role Reversal” – David Radcliff

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Role reversal” John 13:1-9 Serving others—it’s biblical, valuable…and egotistical. Letting others serve us brings them affirmation, makes our shared work more effective, and reminds us that we aren’t the only ones with things to share. David Radcliff, Director of the New Community Project, a faith-based nonprofit organization based in Peoria, AZ.

“Praying in the Spirit” – Nathanael Ressler

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

Ephesians 3:14-20 Seminary Preaching Class student, Nathan Ressler

“Start Close in” – Kenton Derstine

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

Dr. Kenton Derstine, Associate Professor of Supervised Ministry Director of Clinical Pastoral Education and Mentored Ministry, engages Chapel Gathering at EMS with a poetic context for conversation and journey with God.

SLT opening worship and keynote: “Seasons of Longing” – Liz and Matt Myer Boulton

& School for Leadership Training, Seminary.

Liz and Matt Myer Boulton open the 2016 School for Leadership Training with their first keynote addressing the conference’s overall theme of Oasis. The ancient poetry of the Christian tradition in Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 understands and recognizes seasons of longing and fulfillment, repentance and mercy, violence and love, death and life, wilderness and oasis. Using… Read more »

“Visual Theology” – Kathryn Fenton

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Artist Kathryn Fenton is a 2015 Eastern Mennonite Seminary graduate in the Master of Arts in Religion with a concentration in Art. She studied studio art at Messiah College for two years, transferring to EMU to complete a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art. Kathryn’s exhibit “Icons for the Mennonite Church” is currently on… Read more »

“On The Way” – Dr. Lonnie Yoder

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

In his Spring 2016 opening convocation address, Dr. Lonnie Yoder, EMS Associate Dean and Professor of Pastoral Care and Counseling, engages our awareness of ministry that happens “On the Way” !

“2015 Advent Reflections on Liberty University” – Charlie Tinsley

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

In the context of a chapel gathering, Eastern Mennonite Seminary student Charlie Tinsley, a graduate of Liberty University, offers Advent reflections on remarks by Liberty president Jerry Falwell Jr. regarding his recent call for students to carry guns.

“Let the Tree Talk” – Rev. Dr. Gregory M. Howard

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, DORD, Seminary.

Reverend Doctor Gregory M. Howard speaks in Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary as part of a “Dialogue on Race and Diversity” in collaboration with EMU Multicultural Services and Campus Ministries. Reverend Doctor Howard, Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church East End in Newport News, Virginia speaks from Exodus 3:1-10 on, “Let the tree… Read more »

“Lament, Trust, and Hope through Song and Prayer” – Andrea Yoder and Matthew Hunsbergers

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

In Chapel Gathering at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, Andrea Yoder and Matthew Hunsberger lead a song service focusing on moving from Lament to Trust and hope.

“Sharing my Story” – Darin Busé

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

Darin Busé, Senior Eastern Mennonite Seminary Student and United Methodist Pastor. Join with the community in a time of worship and reflection as Darin tells his story of the walls that he has encountered as a combat veteran.