“Serving, Listening, Transforming” – Homecoming Worship Service

Homily: John and Michel Sharp (Parents of Michael J. Sharp ’05) Worship Leaders: Jane Hoober Peifer, ’75, MDV ’98, Les Horning ’86, MDV ’98 Music Leader: Benjamin Bergey ’11 Honoree Introductions: Louise Otto Hostetter ’79, Jeff Shank ’94 Honorees: Chester ’36 and Sara Jane ’42 Wenger, Michael J. Sharp ’05, Anxo Perez ’97, Leonard Dow....

Homecoming Centennial Chapel – “Changing the world One Life at a Time” – John and Michele Sharp

Changing the World One Life at a Time John and Michele Sharp share reflections from the life and calling of their son, Michael J. (M.J.) Sharp, recipient of the 2017 EMU Life Service Award, who was killed while on a United Nations peacemaking mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo in March 2017. John Sharp....

“Changing Patterns of Leadership in Anabaptist Communities in North America in the 20th Century” – John Sharp and Rachel Waltner Goossen

President Loren Swartzendruber and the EMU SGA co-presidents, Rachel Schrock and Hanna Heishman welcome participants to the Anabaptist Leadership Conference,┬áLeading into the Common Good: an Anabaptist Perspective. Canadian Mennonite University Student Johanna Tse opens with a reflection on “A vision for new models of decision-making and leadership.” John Sharp and Rachel Waltner Goossen deliver the....