Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

Seminary Capstone Presentation: Sarah Payne

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Sarah Payne, “The Painful Practice of Hope” 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 then complete their projects in the spring,… Read more »

“Meeting Jesus at the Well”- Hillary Evans

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“Meeting Jesus at the Well” Hillary Evans, EMS Preaching class student

“Touch with Faith: Jesus wanted to, do you?” – Shirley Steward-Jones

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Chapel Gathering in the Seminary: “Touch with Faith: Jesus wanted to, Do you?” Shirley Steward-Jones, EMS Preaching class student

“We wash feet” – Tyler Goss

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“We wash feet” John 13:1-17 Preaching Class student, Tyler Goss

“Where is God in this chaotic and hateful world?” – Billy Jones and Phil Yoder

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“Where is God in this chaotic and hateful world?” or “Bad Fruit and the Watching Tree” Jeremiah 1:1-19 Preaching Class students. Billy Jones & Phil Yoder

“Worshiping God as Mother” – Dr. Reta Halteman Finger

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The Bible uses many metaphors for helping us understand and approach God. Today, in this chapel gathering,  we worship God through several female images.

“Why are Young Adults Leaving the Church?” – Ryan Ahlgrim

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“Why Are Young Adults Leaving the Church?” …longing for God, looking for God (Psalm 42:1-5) Ryan Ahlgrim, Pastor First Mennonite Church of Richmond, VA Ryan Ahlgrim’s passion is to communicate an honest and persuasive faith in God. Wrestling with doubts since his teenage years, he has explored why we believe what we believe. A… Read more »

“What’s Stopping You?” – David Evans

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Continuing the School for Leadership Training conversation: Dr. David Evans, Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural and Interfaith Studies, leads the Seminary Chapel Gathering in conversation about “neighboring” others, using the parable of the Good Samaritan. “What’s Stopping You.” …identify systems and institutions that make it difficult to draw near to people from different… Read more »

“Love the One You’re With” – David Evans

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David Evans, Assistant Professor of History, Mission, Intercultural and Interfaith Studies, leads the Seminary Chapel Gathering in conversation about “neighboring” others, using the parable of the Good Samaritan.

“But wait, what does it mean?” – Rebekah Nolt

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Rebekah Nolt, Artist and EMS student, offers reflections on being an artist and then guides Chapel Gathering participants through a Visio Divina: Leaning into the questions and discovering meaning in the artwork before them. You may choose to listen to Rebekah’s guiding voice as you choose a piece of art with which to engage.