Seminary

“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”

“A Terrible Thing to Waste” – Lindsey Baynham

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Meredith L. McNabb, Director and Lindsey M. Baynham, Associate Director for Call, Candidacy and Discernment of the Virginia United Methodist Conference-Center for Clergy Excellence share in Word and Table: “A Terrible Thing to Waste” (Philippians 2 – having the same mind as Christ)

“With Weeping they shall Come” – Nathan Hershberger and Kaitlin Heatwole

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Nathan Hershberger and Kaitlin Heatwole completed three years of service with MCC in Iraq in July.  They share in this Seminary Chapel Gathering out of their experiences in Iraq. Kaitlin was MCC Iraq program coordinator, and Nathan taught English at three church institutions in Erbil, Iraq, including St. Peter’s Seminary.  Both are graduates of… Read more »

“Hope in Ruins” – Adam King

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Cross-Cultural Groups, Seminary, Student Speakers.

“Hope in Ruins: Reflections and Poems from Palestine/Israel ” Psalm 74, Matthew 24:1-14 Adam King, EMS student and Rise Church Pastor, shares out of his experience with the May 2017 seminary cross-culture “Places, People and Prayers, A cross-cultural encounter with the Holy Land”

“Being Human in Ministry” – Moriah Hurst

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

Moriah Hurst, Nurture and Faith Development Pastor at Park View Mennonite Church (Harrisonburg, VA), closes the EMS Spiritual Life Week with her chapel address, “Me and My Messy Humanness”

“Being Human in Ministry” – Mandy Smith

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary, Spiritual Life Week.

EMS Spiritual Life week opens with Mandy Smith, Writer, Artist and Lead pastor of University Christian Church, a campus and neighborhood congregation with its own fair-trade café in Cincinnati, Ohio. Originally from Australia, Mandy Smith is lead pastor of University Christian Church, a campus and neighborhood congregation with its own fair-trade cafe in Cincinnati,… Read more »

Opening Seminary Convocation Worship “Whispering Hope in a Time of Chaos”–Dr. Fred Kniss

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Dr. Fred Kniss, EMU Provost and Seminary Interim Dean, opens the Seminary Fall 2017 Semester with his convocation address: Whispering Hope in a Time of Chaos. Psalm 3310-22 and Romans 5:1-5

“From there to here….Sharing the stories, Celebrating the gifts”

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

From there to here…. Sharing the stories, Celebrating the gifts …and to honor Michael King

“EMS Road Experience” – Kevin Poeckert

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

“EMS Road Experience” Kevin Poeckert, EMS Preaching class student