Sundays at Rockefeller
A feast of words and music
For Sundays during the academic year at 11 AM, we celebrate a broadly Christian liturgy in a rhythm dating to 1928: ecumenical worship with readings from world traditions and sermons from community and faculty leaders. Communion is offered freely to all who choose to receive.
For academic 2023-24, Sunday services will resume October 1 at 11 AM. Christmas Eve is celebrated at 4 PM on December 24. Easter is March 31, with service at 11 AM.
These services feature the E.M. Skinner Organ, the Laura Spelman Rockefeller Carillon, and the voices of students and professionals alike in musical settings past and present. Newly commissioned works by our resident campus composers and many others are regularly premiered. At least once per quarter, the Rockefeller Children’s Choir performs exuberant works speaking across traditions. On each Christmas Eve at 4 pm, a service of Lessons and Carols brings everything together with an unforgettable pageant and a space full of candlelight. Dean Maurice Charles presides. The Rev. Shaundra Cunningham supports our congregational life.