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.
The sung evening prayer service of the Anglican daily prayer tradition, Choral Evensong is a versatile service which can incorporate many musical traditions into its structure. Primarily featuring choral music as a way to beautify the daily round of prayer, it also includes organ music and congregational singing along with some spoken prayer in this approximately forty-five minute service.