Seminary

“A Turnaround at Three Taverns” – Sarah Bailey and Larry Aikens

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

“A Turnaround at Three Taverns” Acts 28:1-15 EMS Preaching Class students, Sarah Bailey and Larry Aikens

“Grains of Sand” – Charlie Tinsley

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

“Grains of Sand” – A Worship experience planned by the Seminary Community Counsel Care Committee (and others), drawing from John 1:1-5; Matthew 14:22-23; Matthew 4:1-11 Homily – Charlie Tinsley  

“You are invited” – Emily Nyce and Matt Nyce

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

“You are invited” – Psalm 86:1-13 Preaching Class Students Matt Nyce and Emily Nyce Lent, wilderness, and welcome – exploring the Christian theme of confession and assurance (there is room for our whole self in God’s presence)

“Paying Attention” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

“Paying Attention” Exodus 3:1-15 Dr Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of OT, Bible & Religion Assistant Professor of OT, Seminary God calls Moses to deliver the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, but in order to hear and respond to this call, Moses must shift his perception of himself and the world in accordance with… Read more »

“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 »