The clergy, staff, and congregants of the Memorial Church of Harvard University sit in sorrow and solidarity with our Muslim siblings. Our hearts ache and our souls lament for the dozens of precious lives murdered by a gunman in New Zealand. All words seem cliché and trite. That this vicious attack occurred within a place of prayer and worship only further negates the customary, “our thoughts and prayers are with you.”
Nevertheless, pray, we must. Love, we must. An ethic of love is the only formidable force against hate, intolerance, and injustice. We...
Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University, marks the first day of Black History Month in address at Morning Prayers, Feb. 1, 2019.
Acts composer Carson Cooman and conductor Edward E. Jones talk about the oratorio "Acts of the Apostles," to be performed in Harvard's Memorial Church, March 3, 2019. The piece, written by Cooman, was premiered at the church a decade ago.