Eastern Mennonite Seminary
EMS provides training programs and graduate degrees to prepare people for a variety of ministry and leadership roles in the church, academy and beyond. As an Anabaptist seminary, EMS has special emphasis in peacebuilding, biblical studies, spiritual formation and theology. We train leaders for Mennonite Church USA, and The United Methodist Church, as well as other denominations.
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- February 27th, 2014
Christian formation curriculum, an integral part of studies at Eastern Mennonite Seminary, will be overseen by an ordained Methodist minister, Emily Peck-McClain, beginning in January 2015. After a thorough search process, Peck-McClain has been hired as assistant professor of Christian formation, preaching and worship, said Michael King, PhD, vice president and seminary dean. “Formational resources, ...More
“Painholders” are Christians who heroically nurture discernment rather than splitting, says seminary deanFebruary 26th, 2014
In this essay, seminary dean Michael A. King speaks of the pain caused by evicting those perceived as being wrong from the church family; he praises Christians who act as “painholders,” who nurture discernment rather than divisiveness. The essay was originally published in the Feb. 1, 2014, edition of The Mennonite. In our Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition ...More