Chapel Gathering in the Seminary

“Meet Menno Simons” – an impersonation by Gerald Brunk

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Seminary.

Hear History Professor Emeritus Gerald Brunk share an impersonation of Menno Simons.* Brunk’s rendition will challenge you to deepen your own life of faith, and to pursue your own calling. * “Menno Simons (1496 – 31 January 1561) was a former Catholic priest from the Friesland region of the Low Countries who became an influential Anabaptist religious leader. Simons was a contemporary… Read more »

“Hope and History in King, Obama and Coates” – Peter Dula

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

Powerpoint Slides Peter Dula offered a similar version of this Chapel Gathering at University Chapel on January 24. Does the arc of history really bend towards justice as King and Obama liked to say? Think theologically about hope and history with Professor Peter Dula as part of the Common Read Chapel Series on Between the… Read more »

“The End of Lament” – Andrea Dalton Saner

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

Dr. Andrea Dalton Saner, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Hebrew Language at EMS, addresses Chapel Gathering around Psalm 88 and Romans 8:18-39. Context: Romans 8 is not an Advent text, but perhaps it could be. Advent is a season of waiting–perhaps of groaning–and repenting, preparing ourselves to be awake and ready for the coming… Read more »

“Contagious Resilience: God With Us” – Trina Trotter Nussbaum

& Center for Interfaith Engagement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Seminary, Student Speakers.

Trina Trotter Nussbaum is currently on research leave from the Center for InterFaith Engagement in order to finish work for her master’s degree in Conflict Transformation from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at EMU.  She is writing a thesis and conducting a research study which is entitled: Self-Care May Not Be Enough: Secondary Traumatic… Read more »

“Paul’s motto could be worse” – James Krabill, Esther Augsburger, Leonard Dow

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

Paul’s motto could be worse 1 Corinthians 9:19-23 James Krabill facilitates engagement with a panel of EMU alumni who have served in Christian evangelism and mission initiatives in various cultural settings across the decades of EMU’s 100 years. Panelists: Leonard Dow ’87, Esther Augsburger ’72, James Krabill ’71. Find the complete list of Augsburger Lecture Series panelists… Read more »

“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 »