New Shuttle Service for Sunday Worship

New Shuttle Service for Sunday Worship

September 16, 2016

Don’t know where to park for Sunday Services at the Knafel Center? We have a solution!

Starting this Sunday, Sept. 18, the Memorial Church will provide a free shuttle for Sunday Service attendees between Harvard’s Littauer parking lot and the Knafel Center. Parking at the Littauer Lot is free for Sunday Service attendees. Look for the van in the Littauer Lot with the “Memorial Church” sign. 


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Memorial Church renovations

May 3, 2016

We are excited to announce that the Memorial Church will undergo much needed renovations in the coming months. The project will focus on long-deferred building and infrastructure maintenance, including accessibility and safety compliance upgrades; a reconfigured lower level... Read more about Memorial Church renovations

Senior Talks 2016

Celebrating the Class of 2016!

April 13, 2016

Come out and support housemates, classmates, blockmates, and friends for this special opportunity to celebrate life at Harvard College. Starting on Monday, April 18th at 8:45 a.m., one graduating senior from each residential house will speak at Morning Prayers, one of Harvard's longest-running traditions. Each senior will speak for 5 minutes within the 15 minute ecumenical service that dates back to the earliest days of Harvard College. Five minutes may not seem like a lot of time, but it's just enough for these brave seniors to describe a friendship, an idea, a professor, or an experience that has shaped their Harvard lives.... Read more about Celebrating the Class of 2016!

Spring Concert

This Sunday: Music of J.S. Bach

April 11, 2016

This coming Sunday, April 17 at 4 p.m., the Harvard University Choir and the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra will perform a selection of J.S. Bach's music including Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29, Magnificat, Singet dem herrn, and Ascension Oratorio.

Directed by Edward Jones and Phoebe Carrai, the Spring Concert is free and open to the public.... Read more about This Sunday: Music of J.S. Bach

Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson to deliver 2016 Noble Lecture

March 25, 2016

Award-winning American author Marilynne Robinson will deliver the upcoming 2016 Noble Lecture on Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m. with a talk entitled "The Divine." Matthew Potts, Assistant Professor of Ministry Studies, Harvard Divinity School will give the introduction. 

Marilynne Robinson is the recipient of a 2012 National Humanities Medal, awarded by President Barack Obama, for “her grace and intelligence in writing.” She is the author of Lila, a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award,...

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Journey Towards a Home

Boston musicians to perform for refugee relief at MemChurch

October 8, 2015

A unique coalition of Boston-area musicians has been formed to sing and play for victims of the current crisis in Syria and Iraq. 

The October 23 concert,  “Journey Towards A Home: Boston Musicians Perform for Syrian and Iraqi Refugee Relief” will feature many area performers from a wide variety of musical traditions:  American, Caribbean, western European, Greek, Turkish, Syrian, and Lebanese.... Read more about Boston musicians to perform for refugee relief at MemChurch

Memorial Church Staff Changes

August 11, 2015

Dear friends,

As many of you know, our dear colleague Finance Director Nancy Granert, is retiring in just a few short weeks. We are grateful for Nancy's many contributions to the Memorial Church over the years and wish her well on her future endeavors.

It is with great excitement that we announce the appointment of Charles Anderson as Memorial Church’s new Director of Finance and Operations! With more than 20 years working for Harvard, he brings a wealth of experience and skills to the Memorial Church. Charles comes to us from Harvard Divinity School where he served as...

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