On Worship

August 7, 2019
The Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words.(Romans 8:26) “Don’t be fooled...
Student JaQuan Beachem reading during Advent Service
January 14, 2019
The Advent Service is the largest Marquand Chapel event each year. It marks the end of the fall semester and is followed by a festive celebration. The Advent Service liturgy...
December 18, 2018
Marquand Chapel introduces unfamiliar music within the context of worship almost daily. The ecumenical nature of Marquand’s worship demands a vast library of musical pieces...
November 28, 2018
Earlier this month, Marquand Chapel had the privilege of hosting poet laureate Tracy K. Smith. She shared a poem from her new book Wade in the Water during our Thursday Sung...
July 17, 2018
Language is a powerful tool. How we employ it in theology matters because we are attempting to articulate truth as we find it. But liturgical language has a particular power...
July 10, 2018
At Marquand Chapel, worshippers arriving for Friday Eucharist are stopped by a barrier of bright yellow caution tape strung gate-like between the chapel’s entrance pillars...
July 3, 2018
Many Christian worshipping communities rely on sermons—a homily preached by a single individual to or on behalf of a congregation—as the primary mechanism of proclamation...