Harvard Affiliates Gather at Vigil to Mourn Palestinian Lives Lost
More than 40 Harvard affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church on Sunday evening for a vigil to mourn the deaths of Palestinians in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Harvard Chaplains Host Vigil Honoring Legacies of MLK Jr. and Coretta Scott King, Closing out Black History Month
Members of the Harvard Chaplains and other religious leaders hosted a vigil in Memorial Church on Tuesday evening to mark the end of Black History Month and honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King.
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter Remembered at Harvard Memorial Church Service
Students, colleagues, and Harvard affiliates joined friends and family to celebrate the life and memory of former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ashton B. Carter at Memorial Church on Wednesday morning.
John Green at Memorial Church
John Green speaks at Harvard's Memorial Church on Friday evening, opening the William Belden Noble Lecture series.
John Green at Mem Church 2
Author John Green spoke before a capacity crowd at Memorial Church on Friday.
John Green Talks Climate Change and the Apocalypse at Memorial Church
Students lined up across Tercentenary Theatre on Friday evening to hear best-selling author John Green talk about the end of the world.
Faith and Life Forum Returns at Harvard’s Memorial Church
At Memorial Church’s first Faith and Life Forum of the semester on Sunday, Minister Matthew I. Potts commemorated the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
Pusey Minister Matthew Potts Reflects on Past Year and Looks Forward to New Initiatives
As his first year as Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church draws to a close, Matthew Ichihashi Potts — who also serves as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard Divinity School — reflected on his time as minister in an interview with The Crimson last week.
Sunlight comes through the windows in Memorial Church. The Morning Prayers service takes place in Memorial Church every weekday morning.
Appleton Chapel, ca. 1879
Appleton Chapel circa 1879. The Chapel was built in 1858, and stood for 73 years until its razing in 1931 to make space for today's Memorial Church.
Matthew Potts Appointed as New Memorial Church Minister After Two-Year Search
Matthew Ichihashi Potts will serve as the next Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals beginning July 1, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to Harvard affiliates last Friday.
Harvard Announces Search for Next Minister of Memorial Church
University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced the start of the search for the next Minister of the Memorial Church in an email to Harvard affiliates Thursday.
Crowd at the Walkout
Harvard affiliates gathered at Memorial Church Monday afternoon to show support for immigrants at the Walk Out to #DefendDACA ahead of the Supreme Court hearing a case which will determine the fate of the DACA program.
Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña
Harvard Medical School Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña spoke about the ways Harvard Medical School supports undocumented students during a walkout in support of DACA recipients Monday afternoon at Memorial Church.
On the night of Oct. 31, the First-Year Experience Office, Memorial Church, and the Harvard Organ Society hosted their annual Halloween Organ Recital. At 11pm, the sanctuary went silent with a single chord.
Paulsell Announces ‘Pilgrimage’ Theme for Memorial Church
Paulsell said in an interview that the concept of pilgrimage seemed well suited in characterizing the church’s leadership transition. She said that she considers pilgrimages to be “transformative” since they enable people to think about themselves and their relationships.
Paulsell to Serve as Interim Minister at Memorial Church
Harvard Divinity School Professor Stephanie A. Paulsell will serve as interim minister of Memorial Church, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email Tuesday.
Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil to Remember Victims of 'Inhumane' Sri Lanka Attacks
University affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Thursday evening to honor the victims of a series of coordinated bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
Harvard Affiliates Mourn Christchurch Shooting Victims at Vigil
Harvard students, faculty, and staff huddled together before the steps of Memorial Church Friday evening, standing vigil for the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 dead.
Harvard Holds ‘Day of Hope and Resistance’ to Support DACA
Artists, poets, and musicians joined Harvard affiliates at Memorial Church Monday for a series of events intended to support DACA recipients.
Memorial Service for Alexander H. Patel ‘18
Friends, family, and classmates remember Alexander H. Patel ’17-’18 at a memorial service Wednesday evening in Memorial Church.
Walton Demands Gun Control at Memorial Church Morning Prayers
In the wake of Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Jonathan L. Walton demanded Congressional action and stricter gun control in his address at Morning Prayers on Tuesday.