Dean Powery on Orlando Shooting

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.

An Invitation to Artists

Duke Chapel invites local visual artists to create and share art pieces in celebration of the building's grand reopening

Chapel Organist Earns Royal Distinction

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.

Christopher JacobsonFounded 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.

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Lifting Women’s Voices Writing Retreat

As a part of the Penny Pilgrim George Women’s Leadership Initiative, women and female identified students are invited to apply for the Lifting Women’s Voices Writing Retreat, March 14-16, 2016. This three-day immersive experience will provide students with opportunities to write, reflect, and connect with peers, as well as learn from an acclaimed author and blogger.


Lent and Holy Week 2016

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.


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