The Duke University Chapel Humanitarian Service Award aims to recognize individuals with a commitment to service and simplicity. The recipient of the award receives a grant of between $1,500 and $3,000 to further humanitarian efforts. Applications for this year's award are due Monday, August 15. The award will be presented during the university's Founders' Day celebrations, September 29 - October 2. An online application is available here.
In response to incidents of violence, the Chapel has been holding periodic times of silence, prayer and lament. The communal lament below is being used at those times, in addition to other prayers and songs. You are invited to pray these words with us. When used with a group, the words in bold are the congregational responses.
Chapel Dean Luke A. Powery spoke June 13 at a vigil on the Chapel steps for the people killed in the mass shooting in Orlando. Here are his remarks.
On behalf of all of our campus partners who are co-sponsoring this vigil, welcome to all of you. My name is Luke Powery and I’m the dean of Duke Chapel.
Note: Summer road construction on campus affects some routes to the Chapel. Please read the Duke Today story about which roads will be closed or narrowed.
On May 22, Duke University Chapel holds its first Sunday worship services inside the Chapel building since reopening last week after a yearlong restoration project.
Duke Chapel invites local visual artists to create and share art pieces in celebration of the building's grand reopening
The Duke Vespers Ensemble has released a world premiere recording of a grand, 17th century musical setting of the Catholic mass. The recording is part of the group’s new album “Viva Italia,” which was recorded live in concert last spring in Duke University Chapel.
After years of preparation and two days of intensive exams, Duke Chapel Organist Christopher Jacobson has received the highest honor from the United Kingdom’s Royal College of Organists.
Founded in 1864, the College received its Royal Charter during the reign of Queen Victoria in 1893. For more than 150 years, the organization has promoted the practice of organ playing and choral directing at the highest standards of competence and artistry.
Duke Chapel will hold these worship services during Holy Week and Easter Day:
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