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Emmanuel Temporarily Moves All Classes Online

March 19, 2020 This week Emmanuel temporarily shifted to all-online teaching in response to the COVID-19 situation. The decision was announced on Saturday and was effective immediately. Under the leadership of the Open Learning team, the College took the necessary steps to make this change without cancelling any classes. On Monday, scheduled classes proceed as usual, only through an online …

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Update on Covid-19: March 14, 2020

We are providing a further update relating to Emmanuel’s response to the COVID-19 situation. As previously stated, our goal is to preserve and protect the academic experience and safety of the College community and workplace environment. In light of this and the ever-changing context in which we find ourselves we have decided to move all college classes to an online …

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Update on COVID-19: March 12, 2020

Emmanuel has been monitoring the developing situation related to the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19). Emmanuel will follow the advice of the Region of Waterloo Public Health and Emergency Services, who are working with the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Ministry of Health, Public Health Ontario, and other health-care providers and agencies to monitor the situation and coordinate actions as appropriate. Our …

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History: Korean Student Paints Pictures in Kitchener Sanatorium

This year, as we celebrate Emmanuel’s eightieth anniversary, we will be posting monthly articles on the history of the College. March 12, 2020 Emmanuel Bible College is known for influencing and building up the church around the world through the brave efforts of its missionary students, alumni, staff, and faculty. The sacrificial service of people such as Edna Pridham, who …

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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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Students Show Leadership in Encouraging Prayer, Spiritual Growth

January 23, 2020 Emmanuel students are developing and displaying leadership skills as they encourage each other to pray and grow spiritually. This semester has already seen the start of a new regular prayer gathering. Joshua Grant, a student who began attending the College earlier this month, decided to host a daily prayer meeting in the residence building. Fittingly, the idea …