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Astronomy Photographer Speaks in Chapel

March 5, 2020 Astronomy photographer Greg Taylor shared with the school community about the beauty and wonder of the cosmos in today’s chapel service. The first half of his presentation helped the audience grasp the tremendous size of certain celestial bodies and their distance from earth or each other. In one illustration he used an inflatable yellow sphere about seven …

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Students Learn about Engaging with Muslims

February 27, 2020 On Wednesday, students in a weeklong intensive World Religions course learned about engaging with Muslims. In the course, which will conclude on Friday afternoon, Professor Charles McCordic is teaching students about world religions and also training them to have meaningful dialogue with people of other belief systems. With regards to Islam, McCordic gave an overview of the …

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Will I Find a Pastoral Position after My Studies?

February 20, 2020 When considering postsecondary education in Canada, prospective students often have one question in mind: will I find a job when I graduate? Those considering a degree or diploma in pastoral ministry are no exception. As they think about their future, they want to know whether their hard work in school will truly open doors for service in …

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Generous Donation Provides Chapel Team with Music Equipment

February 6, 2020 Several weeks ago the Centre in the Square Community Fund gave Emmanuel a generous $1,000 donation for the purchasing of music- or sound-related equipment. Residence Director Abby Cotie used the funds to buy microphones, cables, and other gear for use in Chapel services. The microphones and cables replaced older ones that had been damaged over time. With …

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Leadership Highlighted in J-Term Courses

January 9, 2020 This J-Term, students are learning about Christian leadership through two very different courses. In Room 123, President & Dean Dr. Stephen Roy is teaching Philosophy of Ministry, a course that addresses the practice of ministry in a changing cultural environment. Among other things, students are learning how they, as leaders, can help fellow believers navigate shifting societal …

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Staff and Faculty Deck the Halls in Door-Decorating Contest

December 5, 2019 Since last week, with the Fall semester approaching its end and the Christmas season beginning, staff and faculty have been cultivating a festive spirit by competing in a door-decorating contest. This year’s theme is “blue Christmas,” and contestants have capitalized on the theme’s flexibility and ambiguity. Some, such as Field Education Coordinator Mark Thornton, have used the …

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Pathways School of Ministry Awards Certificates to 2019 Graduates

November 7, 2019 Last Saturday Pathways School of Ministry commissioned its 2019 graduating class in a ceremony in Ancaster, Ontario. Pathways is run by the Central Canadian District of the Christian & Missionary Alliance and is designed to train people for service in the denomination. It offers an undergraduate certificate program in partnership with Emmanuel Bible College and a graduate …