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The mosque on Deans Avenue in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Google Maps

Statement in response to New Zealand Mosque shooting

March 15, 2019

Dear Friends:

The clergy, staff, and congregants of the Memorial Church of Harvard University sit in sorrow and solidarity with our Muslim siblings. Our hearts ache and our souls lament for the dozens of precious lives murdered by a gunman in New Zealand. All words seem cliché and trite. That this vicious attack occurred within a place of prayer and worship only further negates the customary, “our thoughts and prayers are with you.”

Nevertheless, pray, we must. Love, we must. An ethic of love is the only formidable force against hate, intolerance, and injustice. We...

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Watch the Carol Service on NBC on Christmas

December 21, 2018

The 108th Annual Christmas Carol Service will air on NBC stations throughout the country on Christmas.

We are pleased to announce a special airing of last year's 108th Annual Christmas Carol Service, in collaboration with the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission, to broadcast on Christmas on NBC affiliated television stations throughout the U.S.

Click here to find the time that local NBC stations will broadcast the service...

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Christmas at the Memorial Church

November 30, 2018

The Christmas Season is here! Save the date for our upcoming Christmas services.

Christmas Carol Services

The 109th Annual Christmas Carol Services will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 5 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec.11 at 8 p.m. Doors will open one hour before each service. Admission is free and open to the public; an offering for charity is collected. The Dec. 9 service will be broadcast live on Harvard's radio station WHRB 95.3 FM and via Internet streaming at


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