Sunday Services

Sunday Services

Sunday Worship Services begin at 11:00 a.m. during the Fall & Spring Terms and are broadcast live via WHRB 95.3 FM, Harvard's student run radio station. WHRB has been broadcasting the Sunday services from the Memorial Church in Harvard Yard during Fall and Spring terms since the early 1960's. The services are known for engaging sermons given by preachers from Harvard and around the world, and for the high level of music under the direction of Gund Organist and Choirmaster Edward Jones. For those outside the Cambridge area, WHRB provides live Internet streaming from its website

Please note that Sunday Worship Services are not broadcast live during the Summer Term. Recordings of the service are typically available early the following week on our Sunday Services Archive page.

Upcoming Sunday Services

2018 Sep 02

Freshman Sunday / The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Prof. Jonathan L. WaltonPreacher: Professor Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Anthems: Mozart, Dixit Dominus, KV 339 and Confitebor tibi Domine, KV 339.

A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Sep 09

The First Sunday of Fall Term & Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Prof. Jonathan L. WaltonPreacher: Prof. Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Anthems: Parry, I Was Glad; Vaughan Williams, O Clap Your Hands.

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Sep 16

Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Bill LeonardPreacher: The Rev. Dr. Bill Leonard, James and Marilyn Dunn Professor of Baptist Studies and Professor of Church History, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Anthems: Hogan, Magnificat Mt. St. Alban; Sowerby, Eternal Light. 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Sep 23

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Keri DayPreacher: Dr. Keri L. Day, Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religion, Princeton Theological Seminary. Anthems: Weir, I Love All Beauteous Things; Dyson, Lauds. 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Sep 30

Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Westley ConnPreacher: The Rev. Westley P. Conn, Ministry Fellow, the Memorial Church of Harvard University. Anthems: Bach, Jesu, meine Freude (selections). 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Oct 07

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary
Prof. Jonathan L. WaltonPreacher: Prof. Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Anthems: Dove, Missa brevis. 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Oct 14

Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: To Be Announced. Anthems: Byrd, Venite from Great Service; Child, O Praise the Lord. 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

2018 Oct 21

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Prof. Jonathan L. WaltonPreacher: Prof. Jonathan L. Walton, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals and Pusey Minister, The Memorial Church of Harvard University. Anthems: Ferrari, Il paradiso di Dio; Van Ness, O Pulcher, fons gratiae. 

Listen live on WHRB, Sunday at 11 a.m. A multi-denominational Protestant worship service open to all regardless of faith, serving the Harvard University community and beyond. 

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