News Archive

Max Miller Memorial Service

Marsh Chapel Dean Defends Gay Marriage

The Marsh Chapel Choir sings with the Rolling Stones

Words of Wisdom: “Be Your Authentic Self”

Marsh Chapel’s Brother Larry Whitney gives advice to the Class of 2013.

Learning to Turn on the Aggression

Rabbi Beyo teaches students to defend themselves through Krav Maga.

Patriots Day 2013 News articles related to Marsh Chapel

Marriages Made at BU

BU Today highlights romances that have blossomed at BU over the years.

Britten’s poetic vocal works, in centenary tribute

Boston Gobe music critic Jeremy Eichler reviews the first concert of the Britten 100th Anniversary Festival at Marsh Chapel.

Finding the Meaning of Free at Last

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.

Let Us Remember

A Joyful Noise: Marsh Chapel Choir

A Radical for All

A Joyful Noise: BU Inner Strength Gospel Choir

BU holds a vigil for Sandy Hook Elementary School

Hillel Casts Wide Rosh Hashanah Welcome

Service Today Remembers BU Students Lost in New Zealand

BU welcomes Class of 2016 at matriculation ceremony

Dean Hill of Marsh Chapel mentioned in blurb about high profile wedding of Elisabeth Schadae and Bruce Purcelay

New Zealand Crash Lastest Tragedy in Tough Year for BU

Dean Hill discusses the difficult year BU has had with WBUR.

BU student hurt in New Zealand crash remains in critical condition

The Boston Channel reports on the crash and recovery in New Zealand.

BU Campus Reeling after NZ Crash

Article and video from Channel 7 News discussing the tragedy in New Zealand.

Candlelight Vigil Lights Marsh Plaza

A slideshow from the May 12 vigil held for three BU students killed in a car crash in New Zealand.

A Photo from BU Today showing the LGBTQ National Day of Silence Sit-In on Marsh Plaza

Growing Pains for BU’s Hindus

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.

BU Goes to the Grammys

Two of the Marsh Chapel staff, Scott Allen Jarrett and Justin Thomas Blackwell, are featured in an article in BU Today on their Grammy nomination for Best Choral Performance.  Bostonia article.

Celebrating MLK Day at BU

A listing of the activities around campus in celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including Marsh Chapel’s annual service honoring MLK, Jr.

Have Yourself a Merry Boston Christmas

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.

Faith and Reason

A snapshot of Dean Hill and Marsh Chapel from BU’s Research Report 2011.

Blue Christmas Comes to Marsh Chapel

BU Today explores Marsh Chapel’s “Blue Christmas” service, designed to support those grieving during the holidays.

New Episcopal Chaplain a Role Model

BU Today reports on one of the new members of the Marsh Community, Cameron Partridge, University Chaplain for Episcopal students.

The Fund for Theological Education’s 2011 Annual Report

Read more about the Fund for Theological Education, which has ties to the ministry program here at Marsh.

Women’s Voices, in Praise of God

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.

New footbaths a nod to BU’s growing Muslim population

Bu Today reports on new footbaths in the CELOP bathrooms designed to facilitate Muslim prayers.

Iraqi sister founding religious order to serve Boston ‘s spiritually poor

The Catholic News Agency reports on Sr. Olga Yaqob’s next steps after her departure from BU.

Nobel Prize Winner Hails the Power of Knowledge: Packed crowd at Marsh Chapel Listens to Baccalaureate Address

BU Today’s article illustrates the service and in the accompanying video, Dr. Ahmed Zewail delivers the Baccalaureate speech.

Points of Departure: Spiritually Ravenous

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.

A Passover Ritual for all Enslaved Peoples

University Chaplain Rabbi Joseph Polak writes an Op-Ed piece for the Boston Globe about his trip to the Sudan.

The Catholic Center Says Goodbye to Sister Olga

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.

Catholic Chaplain Sister Olga Leaving BU: Will Establish New Order of Nuns

BU Today tells about Sister Olga’s departure from BU and her new direction.

Marsh Chapel Choir: A Religion in Itself

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 and Marsh Chapel celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

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.

Radio Boston Interview with Scott Jarrett

WBUR’s Radio Boston recently interviewed Dr. Jarrett about the music at Marsh Chapel.

Holiday Voices: Lessons & Carols

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.

University Service of Lessons & Carols

This link to BUniverse provides a video of the entire Lessons & Carols service.

Marsh Chapel and Bach, Together Again

In and interview with BU Today, Dr. Scott Allan Jarrett discusses the Annual Bach Cantata Series and the Bach Experience lectures.

LGBT Voices: Becoming Myself: BU Today article. Bostonia Article.

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.

Like Abraham, Called From Her Homeland: Iraqi Nun From Assyrian Church Leads Boston University Catholic Chaplaincy

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.

40 Years Later: A Proper Graduation

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.

Biblical Sexuality

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.

Beyond the Pulpit

This feature article and slideshow profiles Br. Larry Whitney, our University Chaplain for Community Life and celebrates his ordination in June 2009.

Icons Among Us: Marsh Chapel

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.