Marsh Chapel hosts a variety of events throughout the semester open to all students.

Spring 2024 Events

First Day of Spring Semester Hot Cocoa

Thursday, January 18th, 9:00 – 11:00am
Front Entryway of Marsh Chapel

Stop by Marsh Chapel for a Hot Cocoa on your first day of classes for the spring semester!


Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner

Tuesday, February 13th, 6:00-7:00pm
Marsh Room, Lower Level of Marsh Chapel

Join us for the internationally celebrated Christian tradition of consuming pancakes the day before the season of Lent begins. We will be cooking up pancakes (and some other breakfast foods) for dinner. Everyone is welcome! (Contact: Rev. Dr. Jessica Chicka,


Spiritual Paint Night

Friday, September 29th, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Marsh Room, Lower Level of Marsh Chapel

Join Marsh Chapel for a free two-hour spiritual painting experience! Those with no painting experience and well-practiced artists are equally encouraged to attend. Registration required. Register here:


Planting in the Spirit – Tiny Terrariums

Tuesday, April 23rd, 3:00 – 5:00pm
Marsh Room, Lower Level of Marsh Chapel

Create Space will host a green twist on our Spiritual Paint Night activity – but instead of going home with a painting you’ve created, take home your own tiny terrarium! Perfect for bringing some greenery into small spaces! All students welcome. (Contact: Rev. Dr. Jessica Chicka at


Global Stress Relief Day

Thursday, May 2nd, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Lower Level of Marsh Chapel

During the fury of exams, papers, and final projects take a moment to breathe and get balanced in Marsh Chapel. Our Stress Relief Day has relaxation techniques from all around the globe: massage, tea, snacks, coloring, crafts, and more! All of it is free to Boston University international and domestic students – so stop by for a few minutes or all day to take a break and de-stress. (Contact: Rev. Dr. Jessica Chicka at