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Impossible Possibilities

Prof. Jonathan L. WaltonSermon by Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University, for the Memorial Church's Sunday Worship Service. Photo by Jeffrey Blackwell/Memorial Church Communications

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What brings you joy?

Our Student Advisory Board weighs in

From the anxiety of Convocation through the excitement of Commencement, the rhythms of Memorial Church revolve around the student journey through Harvard. The Memorial Church Student Advisory Board was formed three years ago to empower students themselves to shape how the church serves the spiritual and intellectual needs of Harvard students through that journey. This year's board includes representatives from the student ushers and deacons, Church School teachers, Harvard University Choir and Choral Fellows, among others. We asked...

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Making Music in the Memorial Church

By Edward E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster

UChoir Alum in the steps of the Memorial Church
UChoir alum gather on the steps of the church during Harvard University Choir Reunion weekend. (Photo: Jeffrey Blackwell)


What a joy it was to welcome home generations of UChoristers this past October for the Harvard University Choir Reunion weekend. It was wonderful to have everyone back here, making music together once again in the Memorial Church, a place that holds so many formative memories for our singers.... Read more about Making Music in the Memorial Church

Prayer and service

Jonathan L. WaltonBy Professor Jonathan L. Walton

“Prayer is not a substitute for work, thinking, watching, suffering or giving; prayer is a support for all other efforts.” — The Rev. George A. Buttrick

Several events this fall remind me of the importance of prayer...

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Stay Woke!

Professor Jonathan L. Waltin in Appleton ChapelSermon by Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church of Harvard University, for the Memorial Church's Sunday Worship Service. Photo by Jeffrey Blackwell/Memorial Church...

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