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Winter 2021

State of the School 2021: A New Era

A global pandemic – paired with societal awakening about equity and division – forces a once- in-a-generation opportunity to evaluate what matters. For EMS, that has meant a chance to review everything from daily schedules to sacred traditions. A lot of the work we’ve done since March of 2020 has been painful. But as we move…

A Sacred Tradition Evolves

One of the sacred traditions that has evolved in the last 10 years, regardless of a global pandemic, is choral singing. Since 1917, singing together has been a key part of community building, worship, and academic excellence at EMS. Changing demographics and changing church practices bring a new era. “It’s no longer appropriate for me…

Increasing Student Diversity

With the country’s awakening to racial inequities, alumni have asked how they can help increase student diversity at EMS. Thanks to seed money planted nearly 30 years ago, a new Students of Color Scholarship is a way to help. The original endowment was established in the early 1990s to enable Laotian immigrant students at Harrisonburg Mennonite Church…

A Call for Prayer

We were fortunate to complete fall classes in person – with extended holiday breaks – with no incidents of COVID among students, staff or teachers. We welcome prayers for: ongoing discernment and decision making. support of students and families who have had direct experience with the realities of COVID-19. faculty who carry heavy loads teaching…

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