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

2021 Nov 04

Compline

9:00pm

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. After 5 pm please enter Harvard Yard through Johnston Gate, Widener Gate, Thayer Gate, or Solomon Gate (formerly the Lamont Gate). 

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings...

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2021 Dec 02

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. After 5 pm please enter Harvard Yard through Johnston Gate, Widener Gate, Thayer Gate, or Solomon Gate (formerly the Lamont Gate). 

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding communities. Face coverings...

Read more about Compline