Worship, prayer, meditation and music are offered regularly on campus as opportunities to de-stress, find community and grow in faith.
University Chapel Services for students, faculty and staff are held each Thursday morning from 11:30am - 12:00 noon during the regular semester. These services. led by the university chaplain, student assistants and musicians, and the chapel organist provide sacred space to consider and grow in faith with others.
Tuesday Night Worship is held each Tuesday evening from 9pm - 10pm during the semester. These are times of informal worship with the leadership of a contemporary Christian band. They create space for students to catch up with themselves and God in fellowship with others.
Catholic Mass is celebrated regularly in the Chapel through the leadership of the Catholic Student Association and St. Helen Catholic Church. Times are announced the week before Mass is to be held.
The chapel is open 7am to midnight during the school semester for prayer and meditation. The adjacent Chapel Lounge and Garden are designed for spiritual reflection and small group discussion.
Student organizations and University departments may reserve the Chapel for gatherings directly through the University Relations website or by call the Office of Spiritual and Religious Life at ext. 1527.
There are a variety of special services marking the academic year including Orientation, Homecoming and Baccalaureate. The Advent Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols, featuring the University Chorale, attracts participants from the greater Georgetown area as well as the on campus community. Other seasonal services include All Saints, Ash Wednesday and Holy Week.
August 19 Orientation Worship Service 10:00 am
October 11 Willson Lecturer Allan Boesak to Preach 11:30am
November 4 Homecoming Memorial Service 11:00am
December 6 Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols 6:00pm and 8:00pm
February 13 Ash Wednesday Service - Imposition of Ashes 12:30pm
March 28 Holy Week - Maundy Thursday Communion Service 11:30am
May 11 Baccalaureate Service 10:30am
See other information on Perkins Chapel.