*NEW SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR SUNDAY WORSHIP* Park at Littauer, take the shuttle! Learn more. PLEASE NOTE: The church building is closed for renovations. See specific calendar listings for event and service locations. Administrative offices have relocated to 44R Brattle Street.

Next Sunday Service

2016 Dec 11

The Third Sunday of Advent

11:00am to 12:30pm


Knafel Center (Radcliffe Gym), Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden St., Cambridge, MA

Bill LeonardDirections | Parking | Shuttle Service | Interactive Map

Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Bill Leonard, James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Anthem: This Is the Record of John, Orlando Gibbons.

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Upcoming Events

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12 Days of Carols!

12 Days of Carols


UChoir and Baroque Chamber Orchestra Fall Concert

Harvard University Choir and Baroque Chamber Orchestra Fall 2016 Concert

Photo Slideshow from Harvard University Choir and Baroque Chamber Orchestra presentation of Handel's L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato at Sanders Theatre Nov. 20, 2016. Guest Conductor Nicholas McGegan.

Last Year's Christmas Carol Service


The 105th Annual Christmas Carol Service (2014)
Harvard University Choir; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor
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Our Mission

The Memorial Church of Harvard University is a space of grace in the center of the Yard, rooted in the good news of Jesus Christ. Affectionately known as “MemChurch,” we pursue partnerships within and beyond Harvard, empowering community members to serve the world as well-informed, compassionate, moral citizens. Through worship and ministry outreach, MemChurch aims to promote justice and mercy by confronting life’s challenges, differences, and our own imperfections with courage, empathy, and an ethic of love. By doing so, the Memorial Church seeks to educate minds, expand hearts, and enrich lives.