The Chapel of the Resurrection invites you to worship with us!

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP is at 10 a.m. at the Chapel.

Audio versions of sermons, homilies, and reflections from the academic year can be found on our Sermons page. Sermons are not recorded during the academic breaks.

Aug. 20 – Welcome Sunday: University Pastor James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides

Aug. 27: University Pastor James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides

Sept. 3: University Pastor Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches and presides

Sept. 10: University Pastor James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides

Sept. 17: University Pastor James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides

Sept. 24: Dr. Walt Wangerin Jr. preaches; University Pastor Charlene M. Rachuy Cox presides

Oct. 1 – Homecoming Sunday: University Pastor Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches; Rev. Brian T. Johnson presides. Procession of classes, alumni awards, plus special music by Kantorei & alumni choirs, Resurrection Ringers handbell choir, and brass.

Oct. 8 – University Pastor Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches and presides

Oct. 15 – (Fall Break) Dr. Mark Bartusch, Chair, Department of Theology; Associate Professor of Theology, preaches and presides.The service will be in the Gloria Christi Chapel.

Oct. 22 – University Pastor James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides. Special Reformation music by Valparaiso University Chorale.

Oct. 29 – Reformation Sunday/Walter Wangerin Jr. Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: Guest preacher: Rev. Abdi Mulat, , a pastor and professor at the Central Seminary of the Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus (EECMY). Rev. Mulat is a PhD student at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, IN, who was imprisoned five times and tortured for his faith in Christ while living in Ethiopia. University Pastor James A. Wetzstein presides. Celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Special music by Kantorei Choir, Resurrection Ringers handbell choir, and Valparaiso University Chamber Concert Band.

Oct. 29 – Reformation Hymn Sing at the Chapel – 3 p.m. “The Truth Will Make You Free featuring the Kantorei of the Chapel of the Resurrection and the Adult Choir of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Valparaiso. Organists: Dr. Sunghee Kim and William Ickstadt

Nov. 5 – All Saints Sunday/ Walter Wangerin Jr. Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: Guest preacher: Rozella Haydée White, Houston City Director for Mission Year, an organization “committed to walking with young adults as they fall in love with Jesus and the city, come alive in their gifts and purpose, build beloved community across dividing lines and become advocates for God’s justice in our neighborhoods and world.” She previously served as the Director for Young Adult Ministry for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). University Pastor Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox presides. The service will include the reading of the names of those of our community who have died in the past year.

Nov. 12 – University Pastor Rev. James A. Wetzstein presides; Rev. Dr. David Weber preaches

Nov. 19 (Thanksgiving Break) – University Pastor Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches and presides. Location: Gloria Christi Chapel

Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving Break) – University Pastor Rev. James A. Wetzstein preaches and presides. Location: Gloria Christi Chapel

Dec. 3 – University Pastor Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox presides; Rev. Dr. George C. Heider preaches

Dec. 10 – University Pastor Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches and presides

Dec. 17 – University Pastor Rev. James A. Wetzstein presides; Rev. Dr. Frederick Niedner preaches

Dec. 24 – 10 PM Service only – University Pastor Rev. Dr. Charlene M. Rachuy Cox preaches and presides

 

When school is in session, join us for these services:

Sunday morning worship during the academic year is at 10 a.m. each Sunday when school is in session. The chapel also offers Candlelight Evening Prayer at 10 p.m. Pastor Charlene Cox is the primary preacher for Candlelight.

Morning Prayer is the most frequent service, offered daily for 20 minutes, Monday through Friday, at 10 a.m. when classes are in session and during Finals Week.

If contemporary praise band music is your favorite way to worship, then Celebrate! may be your favorite service the Chapel offers, Wednesdays at 10 p.m.

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