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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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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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Spiritual Care

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.