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 may use swipecard access after hours until 11 p.m., at the entrance facing the Union.
Students! Let us know if you’d like to get involved at the Chapel.
Do you have a suggestion? Please email us: email@example.com
To receive our weekly digital newsletter, including a devotional piece by one of our university pastors, (sent only during the academic year), email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Offices for Chapel staff are found in the Kathleen and Mark Helge Center, adjacent to the Chapel. Contact a pastor/campus minister here
To reserve space for either the Chapel or Helge Center, contact Deb Garbukas, 219.465.7956.
This Sunday: Join us at 10 a.m. Nov. 24, for our service of Holy Communion. Rev. Dr. Mark Bartusch (ELCA), Chair, Department of Theology; Associate Professor of Theology, preaches and presides. All are welcome!
Because of the start of Thanksgiving Break, there is NO Candlelight Evening Prayer at 10 p.m. on Nov. 24. It will resume Dec. 1. Dcs. Kristin Lewis (ELCA), Interim Campus Minister, is our primary preacher for this service.
Check out our schedule of upcoming Sundays
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 Sunday morning service …
Morning Prayer is our most frequent service. It’s 10 to 10:20 a.m., Monday through Friday when classes are in session. There is NO Morning Prayer during Thanksgiving Break, Nov. 25-29.
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.