University Public Worship

University Public Worship

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 Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw; Senior Associate Dean Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann and Associate Dean, The Rev. 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 religious-life@stanford.edu.

Upcoming University Public Worship Services

October 26: The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw

November 2*: The Rev. Joanne Sanders

November 9: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann

November 16: The Rev. Dr. J. Rebecca Lyman

November 23: The Rev. Joanne Sanders

November 30*: The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw

December 7*: The Rev. Mark Birch

December 14: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann

December 21*: The Very Rev. Dr. Jane Shaw

December 28: The Rev. Joanne Sanders

*denotes Communion service

UPW Rebroadcasts

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 Text and Podcasts:

Archived sermons and link for audio (hosted by iTunesU) can be found in the Media section.