Sunday Services

Sunday service in the Memorial Church Sanctuary

Sunday Services

Sunday Worship Services begin at 11 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The service is also broadcast and streamed via WHRB 95.3 FM, Harvard's student run radio station.

For more than 50 years, the broadcast was live from the sanctuary of the Memorial Church. This Fall Term, services will be prerecorded by clergy, our music department, Harvard students and faculty, and staff because of the global pandemic. The safety of our community remains our first commitment.

The services are traditionally 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. Those standards will continue even during this international emergency. We invite all to worship with us each Sunday.

The latest schedule of our online services and events are listed on the Memorial Church calendar.

 

Next Sunday Services

2021 Oct 24

Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. Teddy Hickman-Maynard, Associate Dean for Ministry Studies, Harvard Divinity School. Anthems: Eurydice V. Osterman: Create in Me a Clean Heart; Shawn Kirchner (arr.): Unclouded Day.

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

The Memorial Church is following University and CDC guidelines...

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2021 Nov 07

All Saints Sunday

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhDMatthew Ichihashi Potts, PhD, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, and Faculty of Divinity, Harvard University. Anthems: Gwyneth Walker (arr.): Let the Life I’ve Lived...

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2021 Nov 14

Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost, Commemoration of the War Dead

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Rev. Elam D. Jones M.Div. ‘19, Ph.D Student, Harvard Divinity School, U.S. Navy Chaplain Candidate Officer. Anthems: C. Hubert H. Parry: Crossing the Bar; Craig Phillips: The Beatitudes; Daniel E. Gawthrop: Sing Me to Heaven.

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

The Memorial Church is following health and safety guidelines for the wellbeing of the Harvard and surrounding...

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2021 Nov 28

First Sunday of Advent

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

Preacher: The Right Rev. Carol Gallagher, Canon, Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts. Anthems: Plainsong: Drop Down, Ye Heavens; Plainsong: Ad te levavi.

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

The Memorial Church is following...

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2021 Dec 05

Second Sunday of Advent

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church Sanctuary

The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhDPreacher: The Rev. Matthew Ichihashi Potts, PhD, Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church, Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, and Faculty of Divinity, Harvard University. Anthems: ...

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