There will be no service of Morning Prayers this coming Monday, Feb. 19 in observance of Presidents Day. Church offices will be closed. However, the sanctuary will be open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. for visitors and the Student Oasis will be open to Harvard students from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m..  

Next Sunday Service

2018 Feb 25

Junior Family Weekend / Second Sunday in Lent

11:00am to 12:30pm


The Memorial Church Sanctuary

David Kyuman KimPreacher: Prof. David Kyuman Kim, Professor of Religious Studies and American Studies, Connecticut College. Anthem: Bach, Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229.

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Cara Jacobson '18 (second from the left), a choral fellow and choir secretary, sings in the Memorial room of Memorial Church.Support the spiritual and intellectual development of the next generation of Harvard students.




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The 107th Annual Christmas Carol Service

The 107th Annual Christmas Carol Service

The 107th Annual Christmas Carol Service filmed in December of 2016 at St. Paul Church Cambridge.

Harvard University Choir presents Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

Harvard University Choir presents Monteverdi's L'Orfeo

The Harvard University Choir and Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra performed the opera Oct. 21, 2017 in the sanctuary of the Memorial Church of Harvard.

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The Memorial Church of Harvard University is a space of grace in the center of the Yard, rooted in the good news of Jesus Christ. Affectionately known as “MemChurch,” we pursue partnerships within and beyond Harvard, empowering community members to serve the world as well-informed, compassionate, moral citizens. Through worship and ministry outreach, MemChurch aims to promote justice and mercy by confronting life’s challenges, differences, and our own imperfections with courage, empathy, and an ethic of love. By doing so, the Memorial Church seeks to educate minds, expand hearts, and enrich lives.

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