Habitiat for Humanity Build Days

The Chapel is sponsoring the building of a Habitat for Humanity house in Durham, in collaboration with the Congregation at Duke Chapel, the Duke Student Chapter of Habitat for Humanity, and  Duke office of Durham and Regional Affairs. The build days are:Habitat for Humanity build

  • 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6
  • 8:30 a.m. Saturday, March 5
  • 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16

Each shift is for four hours. To sign up to serve, contact the Chapel’s .


Chapel Staff Updates

Amanda Millay Hughes has joined the Chapel staff as Director of Development. Welcome Amanda! The Rev. Bruce Puckett is taking on new responsibilities as Director of Worship and Community Ministry. James Todd will also be taking on new responsibilities as the Chapel’s Communications Manager. Find their biographies and contact information on the Staff page.

Upcoming Guest Preachers

Duke Chapel has four notable guest preachers coming to campus this month and next. Each will deliver a sermon during the Chapel’s weekly worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday’s in Page Auditorium. The preachers are:


Duke Chapel Christmas Eve Services in Page Auditorium

Duke Chapel will hold three Christmas Eve worship services in Page Auditorium on Duke's West Campus. The first worship service begins at 2 p.m. Dec. 24 and is interactive for families with young children. A Service of Worship, with Christmas carols, Durham Children’s Choir, the Amalgam brass ensemble, and sermon from the dean, starts at 5:30 p.m. An opportunity for Holy Communion will be made available after this service.

PathWays Fellows' Household Covenant


Household Covenant

We commit to building one another up in our prayer, work and common life, grounded in God’s love and being formed together as disciples of Jesus Christ

Worship Life and Prayer

Abandoning Myself To God

This past year as a Chapel PathWays Fellow has been wonderful in many ways. I was challenged to grow both spiritually in my faith journey and in my vocational discernment. As the year went on, they seemed to become more and more intertwined. The more I felt at ease of the uncertainty of my future and that God has a plan for my life that really is the best for me, the more His presence seemed to loom larger.

Organ Scholars and Evensong

Duke Chapel stands at the center of the university, and music stands at the center of the university’s worshipping community.  As such, the Chapel offers over 200 opportunities for worship each year, and organ and sacred choral music remain as a pillar in the spiritual life of the Chapel.  Along with worship on Sunday morning, the Chapel is home to a regular rotation of services of prayer and meditation throughout the week.  In addition to the long tradition of Thursday Choral Vespers the Chape


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