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 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. 

2018 Oct 28

All Saints' Day & Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. Mihee Kim-Kort, Presbyterian minister. Anthems: Bach, Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, BWV 50; Schutz, Herr, unser Herrscher, SWV 27. 

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 Nov 04

First-Year Family Weekend & Twenty-Fourth 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: Darke, Communion Service in E minor; Rossini, O salutaris hostia. 

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 Nov 11

Commemoration of Benefactors and of the War Dead

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Honorable Deval L. Patrick, Managing Director, Bain Capital Double Impact; Former Governor of Massachusetts. Anthems: Parry, My Soul, There Is a Country; Vaughan Williams, Lord, Thou Hast Been Our Refuge; Cooman, new commission. 

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 Nov 18

Twenty-Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. Eugene Cho, Founder, One Day's Wages and Quest Church, Seattle, Washington. Anthems: Britten, Rejoice in the Lamb. 

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 Nov 25

Christ the King Sunday

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: Ingalls, New Jerusalem; Shumway, Schenectady. 

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 Dec 02

The First Sunday of Advent

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: Palestrina, Missa Aeterna Christi Munera. 

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 Dec 09

The Second Sunday of Advent

11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Brian E. Konkol, Dean of Hendricks Chapel, Syracuse University. Anthems: Arcadelt, Ave Maria; Goldschmidt, A Tender Shoot. 

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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