Join us in worship throughout Holy Week and Easter
For event details, including available parking information, click the links below.


PoweryPalm Sunday •  April 14

•  11:00 a.m. University Worship webcast
Sermon from the Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke Chapel

•  4:00 p.m. Bach's St. John Passion
A concert performed by the Chapel's Evensong Singers


Holy Monday •  April 15

•  12:00 p.m. Holy Week Noon Service 
A simple service of Scripture reading and prayer with a sermon from Ms. Sandy Kim, Duke Chapel Worship Intern

•  12:00 p.m. Catholic Mass (in the Crypt) 


Holy Tuesday •  April 16

•  12:00 p.m. Holy Week Noon Service
A simple service of Scripture reading and prayer with a sermon from the Rev. Biju Chacko, Chaplain Services Staff at Duke Health

 


Holy Wednesday •  April 17

Shelvis Ponds, Jr.•  12:00 p.m. Holy Week Noon Service
A simple service of Scripture reading and prayer with a sermon from Mr. Shelvis L. Ponds, Jr., Residence Coordinator, Duke University

•  12:00 p.m. Catholic Mass (in the Crypt)

•  9:00 p.m. Organ Meditation: Dupré's Stations of the Cross
Performed by Chapel Organist Christopher Jacobson


Maunday Thursday •  April 18

•  12:00 p.m. Holy Week Noon Service
A simple service of Scripture reading and prayer with a sermon from the Rev. Breana van Velzen, Community Minister at Duke Chapel

 

•  7:00 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service webcast
A service with Holy Communion and stripping of the altar with a sermon from Ms. Christine Parton Burkett, Lecturing Fellow at Duke Divinity School 

 9:00 p.m. Catholic Vigil 

 


Good Friday •  April 19

•  11:30 a.m. Procession of the Stations of the Cross
A reflection on Christ's last days with banners and stylized reenactments on the Chapel Quad

•  12:00 p.m. Good Friday Noon Service webcast
Sermon from the Rev. Dave Allen, Wesley Fellowship Campus Minister

1:00–3:00 p.m. Meditative Organ Music

 

 5:00 p.m. Catholic Good Friday Mass

Powery•  7:30 p.m. Service of Tenebrae webcast
A service held in increasing darkness with a sermon from the Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke Chapel

 


Holy Saturday •  April 20

•  4:00 p.m. Music for Holy Saturday
A concert performed by the Chapel's Vespers Ensemble

•  8:00 p.m. Catholic Mass—Easter Vigil


Easter Sunday •  April 21

•  6:30 a.m. Easter Sunrise Service at Duke Gardens
A service in Duke Gardens with a sermon from Rev. Dr. Richard Hays, George Washington Ivey Professor Emeritus of New Testament at Duke Divinity School
The rain location for the service is inside Duke Chapel; check the Chapel homepage for updates

•  9:00 a.m. Easter Worship Service
PoweryA service with Holy Communion and a sermon from the Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel

•  11:00 a.m. Easter Worship Service webcast
Sermon from the Rev. Dr. Luke A. Powery, dean of Duke University Chapel

•  4:00 p.m. Choral Evensong webcast
A service of prayer, Scripture reading, and music from the Duke Evensong Singers

•  9:00 p.m. Catholic Mass