Advent / Christmas

  • 2019 Dec 01

    The First Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Stephanie PaulsellPreacher: Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University; Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School. Anthems: Plainsong, Mass XVII.

    Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond.  The music is provided by the Harvard University Choir, under the direction of Edward E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, and David von Behren, Assistant University Organist and Choirmaster.

  • 2019 Dec 08

    The Second Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Stephanie PaulsellPreacher: Professor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University; Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School. Anthems: Anthony Piccolo, The Key; James MacMillan, O Radiant Dawn.

    Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond.  The music is provided by the Harvard University Choir, under the direction of Edward E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, and David von Behren, Assistant University Organist and Choirmaster.

  • 2019 Dec 08

    The 110th Annual Christmas Carol Service

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The 110th Annual Christmas Carol Services will be held in the Memorial Church Sanctuary on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8:00 p.m. Doors open one hour before each service. Admission is free; an offering for charity is collected. 

    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....

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  • 2019 Dec 10

    The 110th Annual Christmas Carol Service

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The 110th Annual Christmas Carol Services will be held in the Memorial Church Sanctuary on Sunday, Dec. 8 at 5:00 p.m., and on Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 8:00 p.m. Doors open one hour before each service. Admission is free; an offering for charity is collected. 

    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....

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  • 2019 Dec 15

    The Third Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Alanna SullivanPreacher: The Rev. Alanna C. Sullivan, Associate Minister, The Memorial Church.

    Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond.  The music is provided by the Harvard University Choir, under the direction of Edward E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, and David von Behren, Assistant University Organist and Choirmaster.

  • 2019 Dec 22

    The Fourth Sunday of Advent

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    The Rev. Laura EverettPreacher: The Rev. Laura Everett, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Council of Churches

    A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond.  The music is provided by the Harvard University Choir, under the direction of Edward E. Jones, Gund University Organist and Choirmaster, and David von Behren, Assistant University Organist and Choirmaster.

  • 2019 Dec 24

    Christmas Eve

    5:00pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    The Memorial Church Sanctuary

    Preacher: Stephanie PaulsellProfessor Stephanie Paulsell, Interim Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University; Susan Shallcross Swartz Professor of the Practice of Christian Studies, Harvard Divinity School.

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