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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

Talk With A Chaplain  will resume on the first day of the fall quarter of 2022. If you need spiritual care please reach out to or an ORSL Associate Dean or Chaplain Affiliate using their contact information listed on our website. 

Spiritual (Pastoral) care is a type of care and counseling provided by spiritual leaders. It involves nonjudgmental and compassionate listening that allows people to share their joys, concerns, and hopes in the context of their full humanity, and for many, their spirituality or philosophy. It has the goal of fostering a person’s spiritual and existential wellbeing, and, if desired, it can include spiritual guidance, scripture study, and prayer or meditation. It can provide an opportunity for confidential conversation in the context of a holistic network of support.

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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.