The Office for Religious Life > University Public Worship


Time: Every Sunday at 10:00 AM:
Location: Memorial Church

Ecumenical Christian worship featuring choir and organ music; with speakers and preachers from diverse religious traditions including the Deans for Religious Life, Rev. Scotty McLennan, Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann and Rev. Joanne Sanders. Holy Communion offered twice each month; sacrament of Baptism twice during the academic year. Multi-faith services generally once each month.

Upcoming Preachers

  • September 12: Rev. Joanne Sanders*
  • September 19: Dean Scotty McLennan*
  • September 26: Fatima Wagdy '12, Heidi Thorsen '12 & Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Multifaith Celebration of Spirituality at Stanford
  • October 3: Rev. John Harrison
  • October 10: Rev. Joanne Sanders*
  • October 17: Rev. Dr. C. George Fitzgerald
  • October 24: Dean Scotty McLennan
  • October 31: Rev. Joanne Sanders*, Baptisms
* Denotes Communion service

UPW REBROADCASTS ON KZSU Miss a Sunday service? KZSU 90.1 FM rebroadcasts the 10:00 am University Public Worship service on the Internet at and on 90.1 FM every Sunday at 11:30 am.

A reflective 30-minute service of hymns and chant sung in the tranquil candlelit ambiance of Memorial Church. All religious and non-religious backgrounds welcome. Sundays, 9:00 9:30 pm (during the academic year), Memorial Church.

Fall 2010
October 3 Valley Presbyterian Church
October 10 Early Music Singers
October 17 Palo Alto High School
October 24 Stanford student ensemble
October 31 All Saints Episcopal
November 7 Crescendo
November 14 Trinity Lutheran