Entertainment and Shadow Values in Contemporary Society, Peter Stromberg, PhD

& University Colloquium Series.

D.r Peter Stromberg, professor of anthropology at the University of Tulsa, presents ‘Entertainment and Shadow Values in Contemporary Society. The lecture is followed by a time for Q & A.  The monthly Colloquium lectures are planned and sponsored by the office of the provost.  Contact provost@emu.edu for more info.

Get out of the Boat – Laurie Miller

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Sometimes it’s just easier to stay in the boat until …   Hear a final reflection on “Get Out of the Boat” inspired from Matthew 14:25-32 and presented by Laurie Miller.

Applying the Greatest Commandment – Mark Adams

& University Chapels.

Consider how we apply what Jesus sees as the greatest commandment as Mark Adams reflects on Matthew 22:34-40. Mark Adams is a Presbyterian Minister serving on the U.S. and Mexican border with Frontera de Cristo. He was one of the resource persons for the 2011 Guatemala & Mexico cross-cultural learning group.

Inside Athletics: October 21, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics, University Chapels.

In this week’s “Inside Athletics” Dave and James talk more about this year’s three Hall of Honor inductees and getting them plugged into a handful of venues over Homecoming.  They wrap up by looking at the final days of the regular seasons of the fall sports and how the postseason might play out.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Athletic Director Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.

“Semester Break: Dreams for the Journey” – Michael King

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

Eastern Mennonite Seminary Dean Michael King reflects on Daniel 4:9-18 and the significance of the dreams we dream when we’re asleep.

Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary community but open to all.

“God Works Here” – Nicholas Detweiler-Stoddard

& Chapel Gathering in the Seminary, Student Speakers.

Eastern Mennonite Seminary students Nicholas Detweiler-Stoddard and Isaac Harper plan and lead worship for Chapel Gathering in the Seminary.  Nicholas preaches from the Old Testament book of Job, proclaiming that “God Works Here.”
Chapel Gathering services held in Martin Chapel at Eastern Mennonite Seminary are planned by the Seminary community but open to all.

Homecoming Worship Service

& Homecoming.

Leymah Gbowee, 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate, receives EMU’s “Alumna of the Year Award” and shares personal reflections. Also being honored posthumously is Glen Lapp, EMU’s “Distinguished Service Award” recipient, who was killed in 2010 while on a medical relief trip to a remote part of Afghanistan.  Reverend David Myers also brings greetings from the White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

 

Reunion Gathering

& Homecoming.

The reunion classes gather in Lehman Auditorium for a short presentation.  President Swartzendruber recognizes the newest inductees into the EMU Hall of Honor, as well as Alumna of the year Leymah Gbowee and the Distinguished Service Award recipient Glen Lapp. Leymah Gbowee and the parents of Glen Lapp offer a response of gratitude.

Pray The Devil Back to Hell

& Homecoming.

Hear the introduction of and response by 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate and EMU Alumna of the year Leymah Gbowee.   “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” is an award-winning documentary about the Liberian women who took on the warlords and regime of dictator Charles Taylor in the midst of a brutal civil war.  The documentary is not included in this podcast, but an introduction to the evening is followed by a response presentation by Leymah Gbowee.

Inside Athletics: October 14, 2011

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Inside Athletics.

In this week’s Inside Athletics, Dave and James talk about the excitement of Homecoming Weekend, including the varsity matches throughout the day on Saturday and the baseball and softball alumni games in the morning.

Inside Athletics is a weekly podcast hosted by Athletic Director Dave King. The podcast offers a synopsis of what is happening in EMU athletics, but also delves deeper into how athletics at EMU shapes lives and enhances college educations by positively impacting an athlete’s understanding of self, others, and God. Sports Information Director James De Boer is a regular guest with EMU coaches and athletes making appearances as well.