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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming University Public Worship Services
*June 21: Dean Jane Shaw
June 28: The Rev. Dr. Wendy Smith
July 5: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*July 12: Fr. Xavier Lavagetto O.P., Chaplain Affiliate
*July 19: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
July 26: The Rev. John Harrison
August 2: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
August 9: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*August 16: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
August 23: Dean Jane Shaw
*August 30: The Rev. Channing Smith
September 6: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*September 13: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
*September 20: Dean Jane Shaw
September 27: Dereca Blackmon
October 4: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
October 11: President Hennessy
*October 18: Dean Jane Shaw
* October 25: Anna Deavere Smith
* November 1: Dean Jane Shaw
November 8: Gil Fronsdal, CBD
*November 15: Dean Jane Shaw
November 22: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*November 29: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
*December 6: Dean Jane Shaw
December 13: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*December 20: The Rev. Joanne Sanders
January 3: Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann
*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.