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
This week Dr. Brian Schmidt, the Chapel’s assistant conductor, will lead a performance by the South Dakota Chorale at the American Choral Directors Association's 2015 national conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.
2014-15 PathWays Fellow Rachel White describes the work she has been doing at her internship with REAL Durham, and she invites others to participate in the good work that is already been happening in East Durham.