Time: Every Sunday at 10:00 AM
Location: Memorial Church (also known as “MemChu”)
Protestant Ecumenical Christian worship featuring outstanding choral and organ music as well as thoughtful speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions including the Stanford University Dean for Religious Life, The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw; Senior Associate Dean Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann and Associate Dean, The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders. Holy Communion offered twice each month; Sacrament of Baptism offered twice (Fall and Spring) during the academic year. Multifaith services featuring student speakers, musicians and vocalists are held throughout the academic year. Students, staff, faculty, alumni, visitors and community members are always welcome to this engaging, nourishing and thoughtful service of worship.
Memorial Church has historically been an important center of spiritual and ceremonial life at Stanford University. It is open to anyone anywhere on the spiritual journey on Sunday mornings at 10:00 a.m. in this spectacular and sacred venue.
If one is interested in volunteering at UPW as an usher, reader or Communion assistant, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
University Public Worship Service Schedule
January 21 Multi-Faith Celebration in honor of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - The Rev. Dr. Zandra Jordan
January 28* The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw, Dean for Religious Life
February 4 Sharon Kugler, University Chaplain, Yale University
Sermon series on What Lent Means to Me:
February 18* The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw
February 25 The Ven. Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain, Associate Vice-Provost for Administration
March 4* The Rev. Annanda Barclay, Associate Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Palo Alto
March 11* Professor Grant Parker, Associate Professor of Classics
March 18 The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders, Associate Dean for Religious Life
March 25* Palm Sunday - The Rev. Jeremy Clark-King, Congregational Development Consultant for the Episcopal Diocese of California
April 1* Easter Sunday - The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw
April 8 Ms. Sughra Ahmed
April 15 The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw
April 29 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
May 6 Ms. Molly Logan (with performance by the Chocolate Heads Movement Band)
May 13 Ms. Sughra Ahmed
May 20* The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders
May 27* The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders
June 3 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
June 10* The Rev. Professor Jane Shaw
*denotes Communion service
UPW Service Bulletins
Please visit: https://religiouslife.stanford.edu/sermons for access to past UPW service bulletins.
KZSU 90.1 FM rebroadcasts University Public Worship on the Internet at kzsulive.stanford.edu and on 90.1 FM every Sunday at 11:30 am.
Recent Sermon Podcasts:
Sermons audio is hosted by iTunesU, and can be listened to online.