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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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Religious & Spiritual Life

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ORSL nurtures spiritual life on campus by hosting religious services and celebrations, supporting vibrant religious student organizations, and fostering religious engagement. Find a home among us by connecting to one or our many diverse communities of faith.

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Talk with a Chaplain

Stanford University Chaplains are confidential resources specifically trained to employ non-judgmental listening, support, and accompaniment. We specialize in being fully present with you in your experiences and feelings. Whatever they may be.

Chaplaincy recognizes there's more to a person than the body and mind, there's also matters of the heart.

You are welcome in your full authenticity. This is a space where you don't need to perform. You are simply invited and encouraged to show up as you are, however that might be. We are here to hold confidential space for you to be seen and heard.

Annanda Barclay, our Higher Education Chaplain Fellow will initiate for your first session. If you’d like a session with a chaplain schedule using this link

If you prefer to meet with a chaplain of a particular spiritual/religious tradition email annanda@stanford.edu

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University Public Worship (UPW)

Explore current offerings available, including virtual options! 

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Religious Observances

See upcoming events, access policy, and find out more about accommodations. 

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Stanford Associated Religions (SAR) Student Groups

Find about more regarding the 30 religious organizations invited to offer their spiritual services to the campus.