It has been a remarkable year for the Memorial Church, during which the Harvard University Choir has flourished. Due to the renovation project, the Fall Term was spent in diaspora: services and performances were held in a wide variety of venues, each with their own challenges and benefits. The choir and the music program have grown as a result of our peregrinations.
Auditions for the choir were held in the opulent surroundings of the Paine Hall — the music department’s concert hall, named for the first University organist and choirmaster — which became home-base for our weekly rehearsals. Read more about A remarkable year
“I am writing you little children, because your sins are forgiven on account of God’s name. I am writing to you fathers, because you have known God since the beginning. I write to you, young people, because you are strong, and the word of God abides in you.” (I John 2:12-14)
The New Testament book of I John is a profound pastoral letter. The author, known simply as the elder, reminds an early community of Jesus followers of their beliefs—God is light and love. He reminds them of their objectives—to have fellowship with God is to walk in God’s light and love. Read more about A family in fellowship
Senior Sunday, The Last Sunday of Spring Term Professor Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church Sermon: We Are What We Worship (text | mp3) Full service (mp3) | Bulletin (pdf)
The Fourth Sunday of Easter Professor Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church Sermon: A Pre-Existing Condition (text | mp3) Full service (mp3) | Bulletin (pdf)