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

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP is normally offered at 10 a.m. Services have concluded for the 2019-20 school year.

There are no scheduled services after May 13th. We plan to begin worship when classes are in session in the fall.  As the university makes its plans for fall instruction, we will have more details about our worship schedule.

The Chapel of the Resurrection and the Helge Center remain closed.

Pastor Jim and Deaconess Kristin will be on furlough and unavailable for contact until July 31.

If you have questions or concerns, please contact Brian Johnson at brian.johnson1@valpo.edu or 507-469-9961.

Recordings of the sermons from various services can be found on our sermons page.

 

Spring 2020 Worship Schedule

Jan. 5: 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS), Gloria Christi Chapel

Jan. 12: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. William O. Gafkjen, Bishop, Indiana-Kentucky Synod ELCA

Jan. 19: 10 a.m. MLK Sunday. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Jan. 26: 10 a.m. Alumni Preaching Series: Rev. Ruth A. Popkin, ’09, pastor of St. Luke United Lutheran Church in Michigan City, Ind. (ELCA)

Feb. 2: 10 a.m. SALT World Relief Campaign Kick-Off Sunday. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Feb. 9: 10 a.m. Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister (ELCA), preaches; Rev. Dr. Amanda Brobst-Renaud, Assistant Professor of Theology, presides

Feb. 16: 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Feb. 23: 10 a.m. Alumni Preaching Series: Rev. Alissa Kretzmann ’12 Farrar, Associate Pastor oMaf Lake Park Lutheran Church, Milwaukee, Wis. (ELCA)

March 1 (Spring Break): Rev. Dr. Fred Niedner (LCMS), Senior Research Professor of Theology

March 8 (Spring Break): Rev. Dr. Amanda Brobst-Renaud, Assistant Professor of Theology (ELCA), preaching and presiding

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Palm Sunday April 5: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Rev. Dr. Amanda Brobst-Renaud, Assistant Professor of Theology (ELCA), preaching

Easter Sunday April 12: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, preaching

April 19: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching

April 26: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, preaching

May 3: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, preaching

May 10: 10 a.m. ONLINE – Final Sunday service of the school year

 

Fall 2019 Worship Schedule

Aug. 18: 10 a.m. Welcome Sunday. Join us for our festive service of Holy Communion to kick off the new academic year. Deaconess Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister (ELCA), preaches.

Aug. 25: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Sept. 1: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Rev. Amanda Brobst-Renaud (ELCA), Assistant Professor of Theology, will preach. Dcs. Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister, is worship leader.

Sept. 8: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Sept. 15: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Alumni Preaching Series: Rev. Timothy Brown, preaching; Deaconess Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister (ELCA), worship leader

Sept. 22: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Sept. 29: 10 a.m. Homecoming Service of Holy Communion. Deaconess Kristin Lewis, Interim Campus Minister (ELCA) preaching; Rev. Brian T. Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry, presiding

Oct. 6: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: Rev. Hesham Shehab (LCMS) preaching; Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, presiding (LCMS) Core Lab approved: Empathy and Dialogue

Oct. 13: 10 a.m. Service of Holy Communion. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Oct. 20: 10 a.m. Alumni Preaching Series: Rev. Erica Gibson-Even ‘00, Pastor for Discipleship and Education at Christ Lutheran (ELCA) in Valparaiso, Ind., preaching

Oct. 27: 10 a.m. Reformation Sunday. Rev. Dr. David Weber, Lecturer in Theology, preaching; Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor, presiding (LCMS). Special music by Kantorei and Luce Concert Band.

Nov. 3: 10 a.m. Wangerin Celebration of Excellence in Preaching Series: The Rev. Kelly Chatman, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Lutheran Church (ELCA), Minneapolis, Minn., preaching.

Nov. 10: 10 a.m. LDA Sunday.  Dcs. E. Louise Williams, Executive Director Emeritus of the Lutheran Deaconess Association and Former President of DIAKONIA World Federation of Diaconal Associations and Communities, preaching. Celebrating 100 Years of Service: The Lutheran Diaconal Association

Nov. 17: 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Fred Niedner, Senior Research Professor of Theology, preaching; Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS), presiding

Nov. 24 (Thanksgiving Break): 10 a.m. Rev. Dr. Mark Bartusch (ELCA), Chair, Department of Theology; Associate Professor of Theology, preaching and presiding.

Dec. 1 (Thanksgiving Break): 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Dec. 8: 10 a.m. Rev. James A. Wetzstein, University Pastor (LCMS)

Dec. 15: 10 a.m. Dcs. Kristin Lewis (ELCA), Interim Campus Minister, preaching; Rev. Brian Johnson presiding

Dec. 22:  10 a.m. Rev. Brian Johnson, Assistant Vice President for Mission and Ministry, preaching and presiding

Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) – 10 p.m. Dcs. Kristin Barnett Lewis (ELCA), Interim Campus Minister; Rev. Ron Barnett (retired)

Dec. 29: NO services