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 email@example.com.
Upcoming University Public Worship Services
January 25: Elizabeth Woodson
February 1*: The Rev. Brian Konkol
February 8: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
February 15* : Dean Jane Shaw
February 22: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
March 1 : Dean Jane Shaw
March 8*: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
March 15*: The Rev. Dr. Maurice Charles
March 22: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
March 29*: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
April 5*: Dean Jane Shaw
April 12*: The Rev. Keith Riglin
April 19: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
April 26: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
May 3*: Dean Jane Shaw
May 10: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
May 17*: The Rev. Becca Stevens
May 24: Dean Jane Shaw
May 31*: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
June 7: Guest Preacher to be announced
June 14: Baccalaureate/Commencement
*denotes Communion service
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.