Special Services


Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday, February 10 ~ Nave/Robinson Chapel
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent, a time for penitence in preparation for Easter. Marsh Chapel offers several special services this day:

8:30 a.m. Ecumenical Morning Prayer (Nave)
5:15 p.m. Ecumenical Evening Prayer with Communion (Robinson Chapel)
6:00 p.m. Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service (Nave)

All services on Ash Wednesday offer the imposition of ashes.


Holy Week

Palm Sunday, March 20
11:00 a.m. Interdenominational Protestant Worship Service
The Liturgy of the Palms/The Liturgy of the Passion

Wednesday in Holy Week, March 23
5:15 p.m. Ecumenical Evening Prayer with Holy Communion

Maundy Thursday, March 24
6:00 p.m. Interdenominational Worship Service with Holy Communion

Good Friday, March 25
12 – 3 p.m. The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross

Holy Saturday, March 26
7:30 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter (Robinson Chapel)

Easter Sunday, March 27
7:30 a.m. Sunrise Service (Warren Alpert Mall, BU Beach)
9:00 a.m. Festival Eucharist
11:00 a.m. Festival Eucharist


“This I Believe”

Sunday, May 8 ~ 11:00 a.m. ~ Nave
This annual Marsh Chapel tradition features reflections on personal faith offered by selected members of the Class of 2016.


University Baccalaureate Service

Sunday, May 15 ~ 11:00 a.m. ~ Nave
Join us for this service of thanksgiving for the graduating class of 2016. Music is provided by the Marsh Chapel Choir (their final service of the academic year) and Majestic Brass. The Baccalaureate speaker is announced during the first week of May.