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.
Building Hours: The Chapel is open to the public 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Students, faculty and staff can access the building until 11 p.m. daily using the card reader entrance, across from the Harre Union.
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Offices for Chapel staff are found in the Kathleen and Mark Helge Center, adjacent to the Chapel. To reserve space for either the Chapel or Helge Center, contact Deb Garbukas, 219.465.7956.
This Sunday — Our next Sunday morning service begins at 10 a.m. on March 24. Alumni Preaching Series: The Chapel welcomes the Rev. Sarah Kretzmann Goettsch, ’94, who will preach and preside at our service of Holy Communion. All are welcome!
Check out our schedule of upcoming Sundays.
Candlelight Evening Prayer is held on Sundays at 10 p.m. when classes are in session.
Audio versions of sermons, homilies, and reflections from the school year can be found on our Sermons page. Sermons are not recorded during the academic break.
When classes are in session during the regular school year, in addition to our two Sunday services …
Morning Prayer is our most frequent service. It’s 10 to 10:20 a.m., Monday through Friday when classes are in session and during Finals Week. Monday Morning Prayer is Core Lab approved.
For those interested in scheduling a wedding at the Chapel, please call or email about available openings. A copy of the complete guidelines for Chapel weddings is now available online. Call Deb Garbukas at 219.465.7956 or email her at Deb.Garbukas@valpo.edu.
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 onto our waiting list. You may also download the application form and read important tips about the sound system and use of the Chapel.
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.