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Stanford Memorial Church Open Visiting Hours begin September 19, 2022. More info HERE.
The Church continues to be open for scheduled religious observances, weddings, memorials, concerts, and events.
For more information, please see our listing of events.

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Advent and Christmas at Memorial Church

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University Public Worship

Advent Series

November 27th: First Sunday of Advent Ecumenical Service of Baptism with Rev. Dr. Colleen Hallagan Preuninger, Associate Dean & Director of Student Engagement, preaching

December 4th: Second Sunday of Advent Ecumenical Communion Service with Rev. Dr. Sakena Young-Scaggs, Senior Associate Dean & Pastor of Memorial Church, preaching

December 11th: Third Sunday of Advent & Ecumenical Christian Worship Service with Rev. Dr. Margaret Dyer-Chamberlain preaching

December 18th: Fourth Sunday of Advent & Ecumenical Christian Worship Service with Rev. Dr. Sakena Young-Scaggs, Senior Associate Dean & Pastor of Memorial Church, preaching

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Festival of Lessons & Carols

Friday, 12/9, 7:30 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church
Saturday, 12/10, 7:30 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church

All are welcome to this service of Advent and Christmas readings and music, based on the famous Lessons and Carols Service held annually at King's College, Cambridge. Festive music will be sung by the Memorial Church Choir and the Stanford Chamber Chorale. Doors open at 7:00 pm.

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Concert

Annual Holiday Organ Recital

Sunday, 12/18, 1:30 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church 

University Organist Dr. Robert Huw Morgan presents a program of festive organ works celebrating the season. 
Free admission. Donations will be accepted to continue organ concerts at Memorial Church.

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Christmas Eve Service

Ecumenical Christmas Eve Family Service

Saturday, 12/24, 4:00 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church

We welcome you to join us at Memorial Church for a festive, family-friendly Christmas Eve service for all ages.
If you are able, please bring a new, unwrapped toy to be donated to local children in need.

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Christmas Eve Service

Ecumenical Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

Saturday, 12/24, 8:00 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church

We welcome you to join us at Memorial Church for an elegant Christmas Eve service glowing with candlelight and holiday music. All are welcome!

Hosted by the Catholic Community at Stanford

Christmas Roman Catholic Masses

Midnight Mass, 12/25 12:00 am @ Stanford Memorial Church

Christmas Day Mass, 12/25, 12:30 pm @ Stanford Memorial Church