Duke Chapel will observe the season of Lent Feb. 10 – March 24, a time when Christians are invited to examine the roots of their discipleship and to identify with Jesus’ journey to the cross. Alleluias and flowers are removed from the liturgy during Lent.
In addition to our three regular weekly worship services, these events will be offered in Lent:
- The Rev. Dr. Stephen Chapman, associate professor of Old Testament at Duke Divinity School, will teach a six-week study on the book of Lamentations beginning Sunday, Feb. 14. The class meets 9:45 – 10:45am in 0015 Westbrook, Duke Divinity School. The series is organized by the Congregation at Duke Chapel.
- The Vespers Ensemble gives its spring concert, Miserere - Lenten Baroque Music, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21, at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Durham. The concert will present a collection of rarely-heard choral and orchestral compositions focusing on the contemplative nature of Lent.
During Holy Week, March 20-27, the Chapel will hold these worship services:
- Palm Sunday – 11 a.m., Sunday, March 20, Page Auditorium
- Choral Evensong – 4 p.m., Sunday, March 20, Goodson Chapel
- Midweek Prayer – 12 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, online at https://www.periscope.tv/dukechapel
- Maundy Thursday – 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 24, Goodson Chapel
- Procession of the Stations of the Cross – 11:30 a.m., Friday, March 25, Chapel Lawn
- Good Friday – 12 p.m., Friday, March 25, Goodson Chapel
- Good Friday Service of Tenebrae – 7:30 p.m., Friday, March 25, Page Auditorium
- Easter Sunrise Service – 6:30 a.m., Sunday, March 27, Duke Gardens (rain location is Page Auditorium)
- Easter Service with Holy Communion – 9 a.m., Sunday, March 27, Page Auditorium
- Easter Service – 11 a.m., Sunday, March 27, Page Auditorium
For more information, see the Chapel's events calendar.
Image: "Ad Pede" by Robyn Sand Anderson.