Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers Service

A daily service of Morning Prayers has been kept at Harvard since its founding in 1636. Held Monday through Saturday during term in Appleton Chapel, the service consists of music, prayer, and a brief address given by a member or friend of the University. This service, open to all, is designed to enable students and faculty to attend nine o'clock classes.

Music at Morning Prayers is provided by the Choral Fellows of the Harvard University Choir, who sing a wide selection of anthems and psalms in a variety of styles. On Saturdays, the music is provided by soloists, small ensembles, or instrumentalists.

Following each service on Wednesday, free coffee and snacks will be available at MemCafé from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. on The Porch, the steps of the Memorial Church across from Widener Library. All are welcome!

Upcoming Morning Prayers

Dec 01

Morning Prayers: Maria Dominguez Gray

8:45am to 9:00am

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Speaker: Maria Dominguez Gray, Class of 1955 Executive Director, Phillips Brooks House Association

Dec 02

Morning Prayers: Emily Click

8:45am to 9:00am

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Speaker: Emily Click, Assistant Dean for Ministry Studies and Field Education, Harvard Divinity School; Affiliated Minister, The Memorial Church

Dec 04

Morning Prayers: Sarah Bracke

8:45am to 9:00am

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Speaker: Sarah Bracke, Visiting Fellow, Center for European Studies, Harvard University

Dec 05

Morning Prayers: Charles Stang

8:45am to 9:00pm

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Speaker: Charles Stang, Associate Professor of Early Christian Thought, Harvard Divinity School

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