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 Senior Associate Dean Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Associate Deans, The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders and Sughra Ahmed. 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 email@example.com.
University Public Worship Service Schedule
September 9 The Rev. Dr. Libby Boatwright
September 16 Ms. Sughra Ahmed, Associate Dean for Religious Life
September 23* Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Senior Associate Dean for Religious Life, Multifaith Celebration of Spiritual Life at Stanford
September 30 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
October 7 Ms. Sughra Ahmed
October 14* The Rev. Victor Kazanjian
October 21*The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders
October 28 Michael Tubbs
Nov. 4 Fr. Donal Godfrey
November 11* The Rev. Annanda Barclay
November 18* The Rev. Molly Logan
November 25 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
December 2* The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders
December 9* The Rev. Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain
December 16 Sughra Ahmed
December 23 The Rev. John Harrison
January 6 The Rev. Molly Logan, ‘02
January 13* The Rev. Musimbi Kanyoro, President and CEO, Global Fund for Women
January 20* The Rev. Marvin K. White, Interim Minister of Celebration, GLIDE Church, San Francisco
January 27 Multifaith Celebration for Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Karen Biestman, Associate Dean and Director, Native American Cultural Center
February 3* The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders, Associate Dean for Religious Life
February 10* The Rev. Dr. Tiffany Steinwert, Dean for Religious Life
February 17 The Rev. Molly Logan, ‘02
February 24 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Sr. Associate Dean for Religious Life
March 3 Professor Linda Woodhead, Professor of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University (UK)
March 10* The Rev. Dr. Tiffany Steinwert
March 17* The Rev. Dr. Joanne Sanders March 24 Sughra Ahmed, Associate Dean for Religious Life
March 30 Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*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.