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Visiting Information

Memorial Church Open Visiting Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday, 9 AM - 1 PM
Tours on Fridays at 11 AM.

Memorial Church is closed for University holidays, University closures, services, and private events. Windhover Contemplative Center is currently closed. There is no expected re-opening date at this time.

About Memorial Church and Companion Spaces
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Programs for Spiritual Wellness

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ORSL is a place to foster spiritual wellness as you tend to a holistic well-being of body, mind and spirit. Explore ways to foster spiritual wellness as you tend to a holistic well-being of body, mind and spirit. Join a yoga or mindfulness meditation session, discover compassionate communities of care in times of stress and uncertainty, and forge a deeper sense of meaning and purpose in life.

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Avoiding Unhealthy Religious Organizations

Unhealthy religious organizations can be hard to recognize at first, and there is a spectrum in the aggressiveness of these groups’ tactics.

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Grieving at Stanford

We can offer assistance and resources at Stanford that we hope can help get you and your community through this difficult time and find your way to healing and peace. 

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Rathbun Program for a Meaningful Life

The Harry and Emilia Rathbun Programs for Exploring What Leads to a Meaningful Life offer myriad of opportunities to explore what matters most. 

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Student Grief and Loss Gathering

If you are currently or have ever experienced the death of a significant person in your life, or are experiencing feelings of grief in a time of uncertainty, this is an opportunity to share your experiences, suggestions, and concerns with others in a safe and supportive environment.

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Talk With a Chaplain

In need of emotional, spiritual, or existential support or guidance?

Stanford University Chaplains are confidential resources specifically trained to employ non-sectarian, non-judgmental listening, support, and accompaniment in spiritual, existential and emotional care.  There are no hidden religious or spiritual agendas! They specialize in being fully present with you in your experiences and feelings. Whatever they may be.