Seminary

“Loving Enemies” – Rev. Steven D. Martin

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Rev. Steven D. Martin is a filmmaker, photographer, interfaith engagement practitioner, ordained Methodist pastor, and Director of Communications and Development for the National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA (NCC.) He has served United Methodist Churches as pastor for twenty years. His 2005 film for PBS, Theologians Under Hitler  was critically acclaimed… Read more »

“”Pray for Our Kings–Our Rulers (and Remember to Ask Why)” – Mark Thiessen Nation”

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

Mark Thiessen Nation, EMS Professor of Theology, offers a Seminary Chapel Gathering address entitled, “Pray for Our Kings—Our Rulers (and Remember to Ask Why)” Jeremiah 8:18-9:1 and 1 Timothy 2:1-7.

“Leaning into the Dark” – Brian Martin Burkholder

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

Brian Martin Burkholder, Campus Ministries Director, University Campus Pastor, and Spiritual Director, speaks in Seminary Chapel Gathering “Leaning into the Dark” (Exodus 14:5-12, Mark 15:16-34)

“Gathering in Prayer and Communion” – United Methodist Church Students

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

“Gathering in Prayer and Communion” Led by UMC students with reflections on Prayer — Sarah Payne reflections on Communion – Charlie Tinsley

“The Next Right Thing” – Laura Lehman

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

A Seminary Chapel Gathering worship experience with Laura Lehman, EMS Director of Admissions and Seminary Marketing and Communications.

“The Transformational Work of Clinical Pastoral Education”

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

Seminary Chapel Gathering presented by Summer CPE Students: Belinda Mortensen, Jason Wagner, Steve Giddens, Kathleen Cooper, Candy Tharpe, Jacob Kave and Penny Driediger, Assistant Director of Mentored Ministry.

“Tell the Story of Jesus” – Dr. Scot McKnight (Augsburger Lecture)

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

Dr. Scot McKnight speaks on “Tell the Story of Jesus” as part of a Kingdom Vision as a Way of Life emphasis for the 2016 Augsburger Lecture Series and the Missional Church Partnership with Virginia Mennonite Missions, Virginia Mennonite Conference, Park View Mennonite Church, Eastern Mennonite University and Eastern Mennonite Seminary. ——- Rev. Canon… Read more »

“Mary’s Way” – Nancy Heisey

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

“Mary’s Way” Dr. Nancy Heisey–Eastern Mennonite Seminary Associate Dean, EMU Professor of Biblical Studies and Church History. Nancy has worked as a teacher and an administrator first at Mennonite Central Committee and since 1999 at EMU. Her lifelong professional and churchly involvement with Mennonites and Brethren in Christ around the world, and her research… Read more »

“Plastic Jesus – the comfortable Jesus”- Cyneatha Millsaps

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

“Plastic Jesus – the comfortable Jesus” Luke 4:16-30 Theme: The Plastic Jesus, ways in which we try and make Jesus and the gospel into what works for us. Cyneatha Millsaps, Lead Pastor of Community Mennonite Church in Markham, IL. and Multicultural Liaison and Consultant for Multicultural Affairs for the Illinois Mennonite Conference

“Communion in Chaos” — Jessamyn Tobin

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Jessamyn Tobin, ’16 graduate of Eastern Mennonite University where she studied Social Work, Pre-Law and Political Studies. Artist Statement: “I believe that we are profoundly connected to one another, to the universe around us, and to our Creator. My artwork has been a way for me to encounter light and unity in times of… Read more »