Student Speakers

“How My Faith Helps Keep Me Grounded” – Physical Education and Recreation

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

How does faith inform your area of study (major/minor) or chosen profession? Students were encouraged to gather during the chapel time for focused conversations/interactions with faculty members of their major or minor. This Physical Education and Recreation departmental chapel features reflections from Brittany Williams, Zach Roberts and Kristen Kirby.

“Standing Rock Climate Justice”

& Creation Care, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather to shine the light of service to humanity through the lens of climate justice such was seen last year at Standing Rock. Join the forming EMU student Coalition for Climate Justice, for Native American prayers, singing, reflections and a call to action.

Grounded in Faith at Camp

& Grounded, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Students Nathaniel Nissley and Abigail Shelly, and a staff member from a visiting Christian camp or retreat center, offer reflections on being “grounded in faith at camp.”

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

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

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.

Cross-cultural Chapel: Central Europe 2016

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

Students from the Central Europe cross-cultural seminar share experiences and reflections from their recent learning adventure.

Community Christmas Service of Lessons and Carols

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather as a community for an Advent and Christmas service of Lessons and Carols featuring Christian scripture and song. This service features readers from the EMU theater program and music featuring student song leaders, a handbell choir and the vocal ensemble Emulate.

“Global Urban Trek – North Africa” – Johonna & Julian Turner & students

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

Gather with the EMU group that served with InterVarsity’s Global Urban Trek in North Africa this past summer for reflections and songs from their cross-cultural experiences.

“Reflections on Ministry” – Christina Hershey and Adrienne Derstine

& Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Christina Hershey and Adrienne Derstine share reflections from their Ministry Inquiry Program experiences serving in Allentown, PA and Albuquerque, NM this past summer.

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” (Part 2)

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Spiritual Life Week, Student Speakers, University Chapels.

Hear sharing by Brian Simpson, Amanda Williams, and Daniel Showalter