Two organists have been selected as Organ Scholars at Duke University Chapel.
Duke sophomores Edom Tilahun and Justin Baez have been selected as the inaugural C. Eric Lincoln Fellows for Duke University Chapel’s new undergraduate theology and arts fellowship. Their work will be on display in Duke Chapel, with an opening reception at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 27. Read more.
Dr. Brian A. Schmidt, the Chapel’s assistant conductor and administrative coordinator of Chapel Music, has accepted a position at Baylor University’s School of Music as an associate professor of choral music. He begins this new position this summer.
In collaboration with the Penny Pilgram George Women’s Leadership Initiative, Interfaith Engagement at Duke Chapel is inviting four dynamic women to campus this spring. These women will reflect publicly on the ways in which their lives and work meet at the intersections of faith-based advocacy and social justice. Dr. Diya Abdo, chair of the English and Creative Writing Department at Guilford College in Greensboro, will kick off the series at 6 p.m. Feb. 7. She will speak on her experience creating sanctuary for refugees with her “Every Campus a Refuge” campaign.
As part of the university's Martin Luther King, Jr. commemoration, the Chapel is a co-sponsor of the concert “Sounds of Justice & Inclusion” on January 14, at 8:00 p.m.
The Chapel will be closed until 12:00 noon Tuesday. Duke’s Severe Weather Policy is in effect until that time. The Chapel will be closed to the public while the university's Severe Weather Policy is in effect, and all services, concerts, and public events will be canceled as long as the policy remains in effect. For updates on the university's status, visit emergency.duke.edu. The Chapel will reopen at that time. For updates on the university's status, visit emergency.duke.edu.
Christmas Eve worship services will be held on Dec. 24 at 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Free parking is available on a first-come basis in the Bryan Center Parking Garage. Overflow parking, which is also free, is available in the Chemistry Lot. Vehicles with an ADA pass may park in Bryan Center Surface Lot.