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    Distinguished Service Award: From Vietnam, to NYC, to Lancaster to home, Sensenig serves

    September 12th, 2014

    Donald Sensenig’s journey of service as a missionary, pastor, refugee advocate, interpreter and restorative justice volunteer has taken him to the Bronx streets of New York City and the heart of Saigon in Vietnam, from Los Angeles barrios to refugee camps in Thailand and Honduras. Yet when Sensenig tells one of his favorite stories of …More

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    Four students explore various forms of ministry in summer program

    September 3rd, 2014

    When 20-year-old Hanna Heishman arrived at her assigned church this summer in Philadelphia, she wondered if she would have anything to offer the congregation. “I was definitely intimidated,” she said. “Would I be accepted?” Heishman, a junior majoring in peacebuilding and development at Eastern Mennonite University, was part of the Ministry Inquiry Program of Mennonite …More

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    Peacebuilding and development major Seth Stauffer wins annual peace oratory contest

    April 22nd, 2014

    “The Christian peace position is a radical thing,” began Seth Stauffer in his winning speech, “The Danger of MCC’s Own Single Story,” at Eastern Mennonite University’s C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest held last month in Martin Chapel. Stauffer, a second-year peacebuilding and development major from Lebanon, Pa., delved into the dangers of avoiding difficult discussions …More

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    EMU’s Center for Interfaith Engagement promotes friendship and understanding among those who believe differently

    February 14th, 2014

    Why would an explicitly Christian university go out of its way to bring Muslim and Jewish scholars to its campus to teach entire courses and interact every day with students? That’s what is happening at Eastern Mennonite University. “Interacting with people of other faiths builds friendship and understanding – something we sorely need in this …More

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    EMU, Seminary alumnus named president of Virginia Mennonite Missions

    October 21st, 2013

    Aaron M. Kauffman of Harrisonburg, Va., was chosen by Virginia Mennonite Missions’ (VMM) 15-member Board of Directors as their next president at the October 18-19 meeting. Kauffman has extensive local and international mission experience serving most recently as VMM global ministries director and advancement associate since 2011. A seven-member search committee of Virginia Mennonite Conference …More

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