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 preaches and presides
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.
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.
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.