In the News
There has been quite a bit of coverage of Marsh Chapel and its ministries in the news of late! From coverage of the building itself to coverage of our chaplains, members, and Music at Marsh Chapel, there is much to celebrate in the life and work going on at Marsh Chapel. For more news on Religion at Boston University, check out BU Today’s Religion section.
The Rev. Dr. Robert Allan Hill will be this year’s guest preacher and Bible study leader at the New England UMC Conference. Dr. Hill is Dean of Marsh Chapel and chaplain to Boston University, where he is Professor of New Testament and Pastoral Theology. Dr. Hill is an elder in the Upper New York Conference.
Marsh Chapter member Dr. Cara Stepp featured in BU Today- Regaining a Voice
Reverend Brittany Longsdorf, University Chaplain for International Students, assists BU’s Hillel House in their Holocaust remembrance activities
Dean Hill’s Defense of Gay Marriage in 2013 is cited in WBUR’s Cognoscenti
Dean Hill is inducted into his high school wall of fame.
Marsh Chapel’s Brother Larry Whitney gives advice to the Class of 2013.
Rabbi Beyo teaches students to defend themselves through Krav Maga.
BU Today highlights romances that have blossomed at BU over the years.
Boston Gobe music critic Jeremy Eichler reviews the first concert of the Britten 100th Anniversary Festival at Marsh Chapel.
BU reflects on what Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I have a dream” speech means to them.
A Look Back at Fall 2012 A slideshow of images of moments throughout the semester.
Dean Hill discusses the difficult year BU has had with WBUR.
The Boston Channel reports on the crash and recovery in New Zealand.
Article and video from Channel 7 News discussing the tragedy in New Zealand.
A slideshow from the May 12 vigil held for three BU students killed in a car crash in New Zealand.
BU Today highlights the efforts of the BU community and Marsh Chapel to work together to find a permanent worship space for the BU Hindu population.
A listing of the activities around campus in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including Marsh Chapel’s annual service honoring MLK, Jr.
BU Today reports on Christmas activities around Boston, including Marsh Chapel’s Candlelight Christmas Eve service and Sunday Interdenominational Protestant Worship service on Christmas Day.
A snapshot of Dean Hill and Marsh Chapel from BU’s Research Report 2011.
BU Today explores Marsh Chapel’s “Blue Christmas” service, designed to support those grieving during the holidays.
BU Today reports on one of the new members of the Marsh Community, Cameron Partridge, University Chaplain for Episcopal students.
Read more about the Fund for Theological Education, which has ties to the ministry program here at Marsh.
BU Today talks about the new ensemble in residence at Marsh Chapel. Lorelei is an all-female ensemble dedicated to performing music by female composers.
Bu Today reports on new footbaths in the CELOP bathrooms designed to facilitate Muslim prayers.
The Catholic News Agency reports on Sr. Olga Yaqob’s next steps after her departure from BU.
BU Today’s article illustrates the service and in the accompanying video, Dr. Ahmed Zewail delivers the Baccalaureate speech.
In BU Today’s article and accompanying video, Marsh Associate Tyler Sit (COM’11) talks about his path to becoming a pastor and about cofounding OUTlook, Marsh Chapel’s ministry for LGBTQ students.
University Chaplain Rabbi Joseph Polak writes an Op-Ed piece for the Boston Globe about his trip to the Sudan.
On behalf of the undergraduate community, Sarah Doyle (CAS ’11), President of the Catholic Center’s Undergraduate Executive Board, shares her blessings for Sister Olga at her Farewell Celebration.
BU Today tells about Sister Olga’s departure from BU and her new direction.
BU Today takes a look at the life of the Marsh Chapel Choir, the dedication and service of its members, and how just how much the music plays a part in the choiristers’ spiritual lives. Bostonia reprint
BU Today speaks with Chapel Associate Liz Douglass and her sermon about King and about what kind of work we need to do today for basic human rights.
WBUR’s Radio Boston recently interviewed Dr. Jarrett about the music at Marsh Chapel.
BU Today’s article includes a video with musical selections, “O, Little Town of Bethlehem” and “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing” from 2010’s Lessons & Carols service.
This link to BUniverse provides a video of the entire Lessons & Carols service.
In and interview with BU Today, Dr. Scott Allan Jarrett discusses the Annual Bach Cantata Series and the Bach Experience lectures.
Inspired by the video series “It Gets Better” BU Today and Bostonia asked BU‘s LGBTQ community to share their experiences. These two articles of text and video includes life stories that offer messages of hope. In the BU Today article, Liz Douglass, Marsh Chapel associate for LGBTQ students, talks about coming out, being accepted by her family, and finding renewed faith in her religion.
The National Catholic Register speaks with Sr. Olga Yaqob, co-director of the Catholic Center at BU, about her faith journey that began in Iraq and eventually brought her to Boston.
The New York Times writes about Marsh Chapel and the Boston University Alumni Office’s role in organizing and leading a Service of Remembrance for the Class of 1970, a class whose graduation ceremony and celebrations were canceled by university administrators because of turmoil on college campuses around the country.
The LGBTQ Ministry at Marsh Chapel is hosting a lecture series during the fall of 2009 called OutLook: Shedding Light on the LGBT Community and Culture. BU Today covered the series and focused on the second lecture given by STH Professor of New Testament Jennifer Knust on “What the Bible Does (Not) Say about Homosexuality.
This feature article and slideshow profiles Br. Larry Whitney, our University Chaplain for Community Life and celebrates his ordination in June 2009.
This article, part of a series about the architecture of various buildings on campus, includes a slideshow of images of Marsh Chapel and comments from Dean Hill.