Peacebuilding center plans virtual celebration

EMU — The global and domestic impact of Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Justice and Peacebuilding will be cele­brated June 4-6 at the 25+1 Anniversary Celebration. This event was originally planned for summer 2020, but can­celled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The format switched to all virtual once it became clear not only travel for guests but also on-campus hosting would be…

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Peacebuilding courses to be held online

May 11 is the deadline to register for the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at Eastern Mennonite University. SPI will be conducting its May and June courses online this year, due to uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Courses begin the week of May 17 and run through June 18. SPI is offering courses in the areas of trauma awareness, restorative…

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Peacebuilding institute offering online courses

The Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at Eastern Mennonite University will be conducting its May and June courses online this year, due to uncertainties related to the COVID-19 pandemic. SPI is offering courses in the areas of trauma awareness, restora­tive and social justice, leadership and management, and conflict transformation skills. For more information, see https://emu.edu/spi.

Register now for Peacebuilding Institute courses

The 2019 Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, starts in less than one month. Space is still available for additional participants in many of the courses being offered. Matching and partial scholarships are still available, as well as organizational discounts for organizations that send three or more people to SPI. For more information about SPI, please see the…

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EMU choirs to tour in Ohio

Eastern Mennonite University’s University Choir and Emulate Chamber Ensemble will be performing in Ohio and Indiana during their March spring break tour. Four performances are planned in Ohio: Sunday, March 3 Maple Grove Mennonite Church, Hartville, Ohio, 10:30 a.m. Walnut Hills Retirement Community, Walnut Creek, Ohio, 4 p.m. Berlin Mennonite Church, Berlin, Ohio, 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 5 Zion Mennonite…

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Peacebuilding institute adds shorter courses

The Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, has recently added a series of three-day workshops on June 18-20, 2018. These shorter workshops are designed for individuals who want to come for trainings but are unable to take a week or more away from home or work. See the latest SPI newsletter for details: http://bit.ly/SPI-Newsletter.

OC viewpoints shared at EMU meeting

During January all Ohio Conference congregations were asked to complete a Mennonite Colleges Survey. Thanks to all congregations who completed to survey. The survey responses provided valuable information for Keith Hostetler as he represented Ohio Conference at Eastern Mennonite University’s Constituent Conferences Committee meeting on Jan. 18. To learn more about what was discussed at this meeting, see his report: 2018…

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Scholarship deadline extended for SPI

The Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University offers a variety of scholarships for individuals interested in the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI). Matching and partial scholarships are offered on a rolling basis as long as funds are available. The deadline for SPI’s dedicated scholarship and fellowship opportunities has been extended to Jan. 29, 2018. See http://bit.ly/SPIScholarships for details.

All congregations asked to complete survey

Keith Hostetler has agreed to represent the Ohio Conference as part of Eastern Mennonite University’s Constituent Conferences Committee. To help him more accurately represent the viewpoints of Ohio Conference congregations, he is asking a representative from each congregation to complete a brief survey, which can be found at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PZLZPGT. The Constituent Conferences Committee will meet Jan. 18. Please complete the…

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Peacebuilding institute offers variety of courses

Registration is now open for the Summer Peacebuilding Institute (SPI) at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. SPI 2018 offers two seven-day sessions and two five-day sessions, each with several courses running at the same time. Participants can take one course per session. Courses can be taken for professional skills training or academic credit. Courses are open to all people interested…

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