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.
During the academic year when classes are in session, the building is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily.
Learn how you can get involved at the Chapel.
New for 2013-2014: The pastors have generated a list of FAQs that first-year students often ask. Take a look.
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 Ph.D., the Chapel of the Resurrection stands "as the centerpiece of campus and the heart of worship, service, leadership, and reconciliation for the campus community."
Join us this Sunday for morning worship with Holy Communion at 10 a.m. in the Gloria Christi Chapel. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaches and presides.
Worship isn't just for Sunday mornings. When classes are in session, options at the Chapel include 20 minutes of daily Morning Prayer (10 a.m.) Monday through Friday, Celebrate! and Candlelight services. Read more about the chapel experience.
In the event of inclement weather, please call the Chapel (219.464.5093 ext. 1) and listen for a message regarding cancellation of services.
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.