Visit

The Memorial Church South Porch Entrance

We warmly welcome all guests to visit the Memorial Church Sanctuary Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Note that the church follows the University's holiday schedule and will be closed on most major holidays. 

WORSHIP SERVICES

Sunday Worship
On Sunday mornings in Term (Fall, Spring, and Summer), we provide a multi-denominational Protestant worship service at 11:00 a.m. Free & open to the public.

Morning Prayers
Our daily service of Morning Prayers is held Monday–Friday in Term (Fall and Spring only) in Appleton Chapel. Free & open to the public.

Compline
The ancient service of Compline is held on the first Thursday of each month during the Fall and Spring Terms. Based upon the traditional evening liturgy of scripture, music, prayers, and silence, this twenty-minute candlelit service is sung by members of the Harvard University Choir. Free & open to the public.

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION

We offer Christian Education programs for both children and adults. Church School for Children meets on Sundays at 11:15. Our adult Christian Education program, The Faith & Life Forum, meets on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. 

FOR STUDENTS

The Student Oasis
The Student Oasis is a common space on the ground level of the church available to all Harvard students to relax, study, and connect with friends. The entrance is located across from Canaday Hall. View hours

We offer many more services and events. View our calendar for the full schedule.

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Church Offices
Church Offices are located on the ground-level of the church and are open from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday–Friday.

Contact Information

The Memorial Church of Harvard University 
One Harvard Yard, Cambridge, MA 02138-6500
Phone: 617-495-5508  |  Fax: 617-496-9166 |  Email: memorialchurch@harvard.edu

For a directory of clergy and staff, please visit the Staff Directory page.