Convocation

Fall 2018 Opening Convocation

& University Chapels.

President Susan Schultz Huxman, launching Fall semester with the address, Setting the EMU Table with a Diversity of Utensils.   2018 Opening Convocation Join President Susan Schultz Huxman in launching Fall semester.There will be a time of prayerful sending for the China Cross-Cultural Seminar at the close of the service. Posted by Eastern Mennonite University on Wednesday,… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “Ringing in a New Year, a New Era”- Dr. Susan Schultz Huxman

& Cross-Cultural Groups, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Gather as a campus community for an address on Ringing in a New Year, a New Era from incoming President Susan Schultz Huxman. Toward the close of the service, there will be a time of sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups soon departing for Guatemala-Colombia and the Middle East. We will also be ringing… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “Change, Hope and Promise”- Dr. Lee Snyder, Interim President

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

Interim President Dr. Lee Snyder addresses the campus community on Change, Hope and Promise. We will also be sending the Cross-Cultural seminar group to Central Europe (Austria, Czech Republic, Turkey) ANDwelcoming new students to the campus community with the “Shenandoah Welcome” toward the close of the service. ——- Dr. Lee Snyder brings a lifetime of service to… Read more »

Opening Convocation: “For Just Such a Time as This” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community for his final Opening Convocation service on the theme: For Just Such a Time as This. Chapel includes a time of prayerful sending for the Cross-Cultural Seminar groups departing for the Middle East and Guatemala-Cuba. Scripture: Esther 4:12-14 (The Message): When Hathach told Mordecai what Esther had… Read more »

“Working the Soil” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, Parables, University Chapels.

President Swartzendruber addresses the campus community drawing from Matthew 13:1-9 This service concludes with a  time of sending for the cross-cultural seminar group departing for SE Balkans: Bulgaria, Greece & Turkey.

University Convocation: “Turn Down the Heat” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& Creation Care, Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber launches a new semester as he addresses the campus community with a message inspired by Psalm 24:1; Romans 8:20-22; Colossians 1:15-17; and Revelation 22:1-2. Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala & Mexico Cross Cultural group.

“A Desire to Belong” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

President Swartzendruber launches the year with reflections on belonging based on Luke 6:27-31. This service concludes with a  time of sending for the Spain-Morocco and China cross-cultural groups departing for the semester.

University Convocation: “Love Them and Feed Them” – President Loren Swartzendruber

& University Chapels.

President Loren Swartzendruber addresses the campus community with a message inspired by Luke 10:25-37. Chapel closes with a time of sending for the Guatemala & Colombia Cross Cultural group at the end of convocation.  

“Like No Other” – Loren Swartzendruber

& Faculty/Staff Speakers, University Chapels.

The campus community gathers to hear President Loren Swartzendruber reflect on EMU being “like no other …” This service concludes with a  time of sending for the New Zealand and South Africa & Lesotho cross-cultural groups leaving soon after chapel.