Student Speakers

“Listening: Reflections from CPE”

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

Summer CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education) participants share their experiences and insights. The entire campus community is invited to every chapel service on campus. Eastern Mennonite Seminary hosts chapel gatherings in Martin Chapel every Tuesday and Thursday morning at 11:00.

“Stories from ‘The Land’” –Israel/Palestine Cross-Cultural Study Tour

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

Every other May, a cross-cultural study group goes from Eastern Mennonite Seminary to Israel/Palestine.  This chapel contains short stories and reflections from seven participants from May, 2013: Meditations on people and places–Anita Laura Fonseca Reconciling Palestinian/Western land awareness–Linda Matheny Let the little children come unto me in Hebron–Kevin A. Clark Refusing to be enemies–Dorothy… Read more »

“Love One Another” – Pastoral Assistants

& "Love One Another", Student Speakers, University Chapels.

This year’s Pastoral Assistants introduce the fall chapel theme, “Love One Another”.

Summer Cross-culturals – Bolivia & The Galapagos Islands, and Honduras

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups to Bolivia & The Galápagos Islands, and Honduras.

Summer Cross-culturals – South Korea, Quebec, and Local Context

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear brief reflections from the summer cross-cultural groups to South Korea, Quebec, and a special “Local Context”  experience.

2013 Commencement

& 2013 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

EMU celebrates the University’s 95th Annual Commencement. Mark Shriver offers the Commencement address, “Faith, Hope, and Love in Action”.  Graduate perspectives are shared by Hannah Schrock, Ryan Eshleman, Ericka Kovacevic, and Sylvia Hooley Myer.

2013 Baccalaureate

& 2013 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

EMU celebrates the University’s 95th Annual Commencement in this Baccalaureate Service. Dr. Ken J. Nafziger, Professor of Music, addresses the graduates with his speech titled “Fifty Shades of Menno”.  Senior class co-presidents Laci Gautsche and James Souder offer Senior Class Salutations.

“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2013

& 2013 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of… Read more »

2013 Nurses’ Pinning

& 2013 Commencement, Commencement, Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers.

The Spring semester nursing graduates celebrate the completion of their Nursing degrees in this traditional pinning ceremony.  Several Nursing Faculty offer words of encouragement to the graduates.

2013 Seminary Baccalaureate

& 2013 Commencement, Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Commencement, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary’s 2013 Baccalaureate service includes reflections by three of the graduates on the theme, “In Christ, no longer strangers.”