Compline

Compline

Compline Services

Compline services take place on the first Thursday of the month during the academic term. Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this twenty-minute candlelit service is sung by members of the Harvard University Choir.

The latest schedule of our services and events are listed on the Memorial Church calendar. Sign up for our newsletter on our subscription page.

Upcoming Compline Services

2022 Feb 03

Compline

9:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this ancient, brief service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome.

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor University spaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This is an ever-changing situation, so please...

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2022 Mar 03

Compline

9:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this ancient, brief service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome. 

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor University spaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This is an ever-changing situation, so...

Read more about Compline
2022 Apr 07

Compline

9:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this ancient, brief service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome.

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor University spaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This is an ever-changing situation, so please...

Read more about Compline
2022 May 05

Compline

9:00pm to 9:30pm

Location: 

Appleton Chapel

Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this ancient, brief service is sung in the candlelit space of Appleton Chapel by members of the Harvard University Choir. All are welcome. 

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings continue to be required in all indoor University spaces for vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals. This is an ever-changing situation, so...

Read more about Compline