Advent / Christmas

  • 2022 Nov 27

    First Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhDPreacher: The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Ph.D ’13, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals in the Faculty of Divinity; Anthems: Jeremiah Ingalls: How Long, Dear Savior! (Northfield); ...

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  • 2022 Dec 04

    Second Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhDPreacher: The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Ph.D ’13, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals in the Faculty of Divinity; Anthems: J...

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  • 2022 Dec 11

    Third Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Preacher: Kayla August, doctoral student at the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College. Anthems: Judith Weir: Ave maris stella; Howard Helvey: The Long-Expected Hour.

    A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond.

    The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings are optional in indoor University...

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  • 2022 Dec 11

    The 113th Annual Christmas Carol Service

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    The Annual Christmas Carol Service, sung by the Harvard University Choir, is America’s oldest carol service. In 1910, the newly appointed University and Choirmaster, Archibald T. Davison, and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Edward C. Moore, devised the first annual Christmas Carol Service for Harvard University. The liturgy they prepared has remained virtually unchanged since: three lessons from scripture, interspersed with choral and congregational carols, beginning with “Adeste, fideles” sung in Latin. Over a century... Read more about The 113th Annual Christmas Carol Service
  • 2022 Dec 13

    The 113th Annual Christmas Carol Service

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary
    The Annual Christmas Carol Service, sung by the Harvard University Choir, is America’s oldest carol service. In 1910, the newly appointed University and Choirmaster, Archibald T. Davison, and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Edward C. Moore, devised the first annual Christmas Carol Service for Harvard University. The liturgy they prepared has remained virtually unchanged since: three lessons from scripture, interspersed with choral and congregational carols, beginning with “Adeste, fideles” sung in Latin. Over a century... Read more about The 113th Annual Christmas Carol Service
  • 2022 Dec 18

    Fourth Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Calvon JonesPreacher: The Rev. Calvon Jones, Assistant Minister, the Memorial Church of Harvard University. 

    A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond...

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  • 2022 Dec 24

    Christmas Eve

    5:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhDPreacher: The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, Ph.D ’13, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals in the Faculty of Divinity.

    A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to...

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