Centered in Christ, the Ministry of the Chapel of the Resurrection proclaims God’s love, serves students, faculty, staff, and the wider community, and welcomes all. Learn more about the university's Lutheran character.
Our summer schedule is now in effect. The Chapel is open 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. See our upcoming Sunday schedule or visit the worship opportunities page for info about Morning Prayer, Candlelight, and Celebrate!Learn how you can get involved at the Chapel.
An effort is under way to renew and enhance the Chapel of the Resurrection, which for half a century has stood as a central symbol of Lutheran character and mission at Valparaiso University.
The Chapel of the Resurrection Fundraising Initiative: Our Future in Faith is an undertaking designed to prepare the chapel for dynamic ministry in the years ahead. According to President Mark A. Heckler, the Chapel of the Resurrection stands "as the centerpiece of campus and the heart of worship, service, leadership, and reconciliation for the campus community."
Our summer worship schedule has begun. Join us this Sunday, June 23, at 8:30 a.m. Rev. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox, University Pastor, preaches and presides. For the summer, worship will be in room 1519 of the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts, which is air conditioned and handicap accessible.
See the schedule of upcoming Sundays.
Worship isn't just for Sundays! During the school year, the Chapel will offer eleven different worship opportunities a week, including 20 minutes of daily Morning Prayer Monday through Friday, Candlelight and Celebrate services. Read more about the chapel experience.
For those interested in scheduling a wedding at the Chapel, please contact Sri about available openings in September, October and November 2013. A copy of the complete guidelines for chapel weddings is now available on line.
We regret that we are not able to book weddings more than one calendar year in advance. However, you may fill out an application and get on our waiting list. You may also download the application form.
For those interested in being baptized or having their children baptized at the Chapel, the policy and application form can now also be found here.