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

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP is at 10 a.m.

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.

 

Fall 2018 Sunday Worship

Our schedule is still being finalized. Sunday morning worship during the school year is at 10 a.m. and includes Holy Communion each week.

Aug. 19: 10 a.m. Welcome Sunday. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Aug. 26: 10 a.m. Rev. Brian Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry, presiding; Deaconess Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, preaching.

Sept. 2: 10 a.m. Holy Baptism Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Sept. 9: 10 a.m. Installation of Dcs. Kristin Lewis as Interim Campus Minister. Rev. Brian Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry, preaching and presiding

Sept. 16: 10 a.m. Holy Baptism Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Sept. 23: 10 a.m.  Rev. Liv Larson Andrews (’02), pastor of Salem Lutheran Church, Spokane, Wash., preaching and presiding, with Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister

Sept. 30: 10 a.m. Homecoming Sunday – Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Oct. 7: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Mark Bartusch, Chair, Department of Theology, preaching and presiding, with Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister

Oct. 14: 10 a.m.  Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Oct.  21: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: The Rev. Pamela R. Fickenscher (‘90), Senior Pastor, St John Lutheran Church, Northfield, Minn., preaches and presides at Sunday morning worship with Deaconess Kristin Lewis as worship leader. Students are invited to attend a free lunch-time discussion with the speaker in the Helge Center Multipurpose Room, following the worship service.

Oct. 28: 10 a.m. Reformation Sunday Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Nov. 4: 10 a.m. All Saints Sunday. Rev. Dcs. Gwen Sayler (’71) preaching and presiding, with Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, worship leader.

Nov. 11: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: Rev. William Yonker, senior pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church (LCMS), East Dundee, IL, will be our guest preacher; University Pastor James A. Wetzstein presiding

Nov. 18: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Walter Wangerin Jr., Senior Research Professor of English, preaching

Nov. 25: 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding

Dec. 2: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. David Weber, Lecturer in Theology, preaching; Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor,presiding ~ Gloria Christi Chapel

Dec. 9: 10 a.m. Rev. Amanda Brobst-Renaud, Assistant Professor of Theology, preaching and presiding, with Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, worship leader ~  Chapel

Dec. 16: 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching and presiding ~ Gloria Christi Chapel

Dec. 23: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Fred Niedner, Senior Research Professor of Theology, preaching ~ Gloria Christi Chapel

 

Christmas Eve worship is at 10 p.m. Dec. 24, Gloria Christi Chapel

There are no services on Dec. 25, Dec. 30 or Jan. 6.

 

The full preaching schedule for 2019 is not yet complete, but Sundays have been designated as led either by an LCMS or ELCA presider. We look forward to also welcoming back two alumni as guest preachers:

Jan. 13: 10 a.m. ELCA

Jan. 20: 10 a.m. LCMS

Jan. 27: 10 a.m. ELCA

Feb. 3: 10 a.m. LCMS

Feb. 10: 10 a.m. ELCA

Feb. 17: 10 a.m. LCMS

Feb. 24 – 10 a.m. Guest preacher: Rev. Sarah Friesen-Carper, Interim Associate Pastor, St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, Minn. (ELCA).

March 3 (Spring Break) 10 a.m. – LCMS

March 10 (Spring Break) 10 a.m. ELCA

March 17: 10 a.m. LCMS

March 24: 10 a.m. Guest preacher: Rev. Sarah (Kretzmann) Goettsch, Campus Pastor, University of Iowa.

March 31: 10 a.m. LCMS

April 7: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: Rev. William (“Billy”) Brath (LCMS), Lutheran Church Extension Fund, preaching.

April 14 (Palm Sunday) 10 a.m. LCMS

April 18-20 (Maundy Thursday, Good Friday & Easter Vigil): ELCA

April 21 (Easter Sunday): 10 a.m. LCMS

April 28: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: The Very Reverend John Witcombe, dean of Coventry Cathedral, England, preaching.

May 5: 10 a.m. ELCA

May 12: 10 a.m. LCMS

May 19: 10 a.m. Baccalaureate

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