Chapel Services

(Services are held in Skinner Memorial Chapel unless otherwise noted.  Soup suppers follow the Sunday afternoon services.)


Sunday, April 5, 7:00 a.m.

Easter Sunrise Service

Easter breakfast and egg hunt follow the service.


Sunday, April 12, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Father Denny Dempsey


Sunday, April 19, 5:00 p.m.

Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance) Observance

Vigil/ Reading of Names 12:30 p.m., Service 5:00 p.m.

Rabbi Shosh Dworsky and Peter Grose, guest speaker


Sunday, April 26, 5:00 p.m.

Mustard Seed Christian Service

Mustard Seed Praise Band


Sunday, May 3, 10:00 a.m.

OAC Reunion Interfaith Service

Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum and

Mouhamadou Diagne ’12, guest speaker


Sunday, May 10, 5:00 p.m.

Interfaith Social Action (IFSA) Service

IFSA Student Group


Sunday, May 17, 5:00 p.m.

Labyrinth Walking Meditation Service on Stewsie Island (Great Hall is rain location.)

Mark Heiman ’92


Sunday, May 24, 5:00 p.m.

Catholic Mass

Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn


Sunday, May 31, 5:00 p.m.

Senior Chapel Service

Senior Guest Speakers: Iman Jafri, Jayne Pasternak, and Rebecca Spiro


Holy Week Services

Thursday, April 2, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel

Maundy Thursday Service with Holy Communion


Friday, April 3, 3:30 – 4:00 p.m., Chapel

Good Friday Tenebrae Service


Passover Seder

Friday, April 3, 7:00 p.m., Great Hall

Community Seder led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m.  (no reservations)


Weekly Services/Practices/Groups

Science and Religion Discussion Group

Mondays beginning April 6 through May 18, 5:15 p.m., Chapel Lounge

Conflicting, separate worlds, or fully connected?  Come to discuss! Contacts: jafrii and pastern


Interfaith Social Action (IFSA)

Tuesdays beginning March 31, 8:30 p.m., Chapel Lounge

Students meet to talk about and do social change work in the local community.  Contact: crenshawm


Taste of Torah

Wednesdays at lunchtime (Time TBA), beginning April 1, Page House East

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky.  Bagels provided.


EvenSong: Contemplative Christian Song and Prayer

Wednesdays beginning April 8, 8:30 – 9:00 p.m., Chapel Main Sanctuary

Ecumenical Christian worship with music, readings, and meditative silence. 

Led by Reverend Carolyn Fure-Slocum or students.


Buddhist Meditation, Teaching, and Discussion

Thursdays beginning April 9, 8:00 p.m., Chapel Sanctuary

Led by Bhante Sathi, Sri Lankan monk, or Roger Jackson, Professor of Religion.


Islam Inquiry and Discussion

Fridays beginning April 3, 5:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge

Led by guest speakers or MSA students.  Contact: jafrii


Jewish Shabbat Services

Fridays beginning April 10, 6:15 p.m., Page House East  

Led by Rabbi Shosh Dworsky or students. 


Occasional Events

Gospel Brunch

All singers are welcome for singing and brunch.  Cosponsored with OIIL.

  Contacts:  bahnj, lopezg, campbellt

Sundays – April 12 and 26, and May 10, 11:00 a.m., Chapel Lounge    


Reflections:  What Matters to Me and Why

A continuing series of talks on life, work and meaning. Cosponsored with EthIC. 


Talk by Hudlin Wagner, Dean of Students

Thursday, April 30, 5:00 p.m., Great Hall


Talk by Stephen Mohring, Professor of Art

 Thursday, May 21, 12:00 p.m., Library Athenaeum


Soul Pancake:  Food for the Soul

Dinner and activities to chew on life’s big questions. Contact:  crenshawm

Saturday, May 9, 6:30 p.m., Hill Lounge

Wednesday, June 3, 6:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge


Memorial Day Vigil

Light a candle in silent reflection or prayer in observance of Memorial Day.

Monday, May 25, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Chapel


Road Trips

Easter Vigil Road Trip to Cathedral of St. Paul

Saturday, April 4, 6:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Culmination of Lenten preparation - Experience a candlelight Easter Vigil Catholic Mass.  For more information and to sign up:  pasternakj


Bahá'í Youth Devotional Road Trip

Friday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

For more information and to sign up:  crenshawm


Celebration Church Road Trip

Sunday, May 17, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Home of the famous "Love God, Love People" sign on 35W.  For more information and to sign up:  spiror