Past Events

  • 2014 Mar 09

    The First Sunday in Lent



    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Joan Brown Campbell

    The Reverend Dr. Joan Brown Campbell, Former Director of Religion at the Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

    Roll Jordan Roll (Hope in the Face of Hopelessness)
    Text: “Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer.” Romans 12: 12

    Gibbons – O Lord in Thy Wrath; Farrant – Call to Remembrance

  • 2014 Mar 09

    Faith & Life Forum: Joan Brown Campbell

    9:30am to 10:30am


    The Pusey Room

    Prayers from Chautauqua
    Reverend Doctor Joan Brown Campbell, Former Director of Religion of Chautauqua Institution
    (Watch Joan Brown Campbell deliver her final Sunday morning sermon as Director of Religion on August 23, 2013)

    The Faith & Life Forum seeks to deepen our devotional lives by promoting religious literacy and cultural competency concerning communities of faith. Each week we hear...

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  • 2014 Mar 08

    C.P.E. Bach Anniversary Recital



    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    CPE BachAn Evening of Chamber Music

    Come and celebrate the 300th anniversary of CPE Bach's birth with members of the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra.

    Free admission and open to the public.

  • 2014 Mar 07

    Morning Prayers: Sara Millspaugh

    8:45am to 9:00am


    Appleton Chapel

    Speaker: Sara Millspaugh, Instructor in Church Polity, Harvard Divinity School

  • 2014 Mar 06


    Repeats on the first Thursday of February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December until Thu May 01 2014 .


    Appleton Chapel

    The ancient service of Compline is held on the first Thursday of each month during the academic Term. Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this twenty-minute service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome.

  • 2014 Mar 05

    What is Africa to Me? Yoruba Traditions and the Meaning of Africa in America



    Braun Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School

    African American Religions Lecture Series

    Tracey Hucks lectureLecturer: Tracey Hucks, Professor of Religion, Haverford College

    Title: What is Africa to Me? Yoruba Traditions and the Meaning of Africa in America

    Free and open to the public

     Sponsored by Harvard Divinity School, the Department of African and African American Studies, and the Memorial Church of Harvard University

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  • 2014 Mar 05

    Ash Wednesday Service

    12:10pm to 12:30pm


    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Lent begins with the Liturgy of the Day and the Imposition of Ashes, from 12:10 to 12:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of the church. All are invited.

  • 2014 Mar 05


    Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Apr 23 2014 except Wed Mar 19 2014.
    9:00am to 10:15am


    The Porch of the Memorial Church

    Memcafe logoFollowing each service of Morning Prayers on Wednesdays, free coffee and snacks will be available at MemCafé from 9:00 to 10:15 a.m. on the steps of the Memorial Church across from Widener Library.  All are welcome!