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.
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
In the note below, Chapel Dean Luke Powery invites the Chapel community to participate in a new initiative called Duke Chapel Reads. The first book in the program, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, is available at Duke’s Gothic Bookshop and elsewhere. Students interested in participating should contact Joshua Lazard, the Chapel's C. Eric Lincoln Minister for Student Engagement.
by Luke A. Powery, Dean of Duke Chapel
Duke Chapel is always being re-stored. Notice that I did not say “the Duke Chapel building” is being restored. Let me explain.
The Chapel staff and I join with so many others in mourning the deaths of the women and men killed this week at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C . We also condemn the reported hatred behind the murders.
Duke Chapel Scholar Lindsey Huth (far left) shares her experience of traveling to Costa Rica on a Duke Chapel Spring Break Trip. This Spring Lindsey coled a house course titled, "How We Do Mission: Sustainable, Informed, Relational Service Abroad." Read her reflections in poetry form below.
May 8, 2015
The God in me sees the God in you
Did you know that many of Europe’s most famous Renaissance and Baroque composers lived and worked in Rome during the 1600s?
February 27, 2015