Memorial Church

1 Harvard Yard
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: 617/495-5508
Fax: 617/496-9166
Web address:

Contact Person:

Alanna Copenhaver Sullivan

Organization Description:

The Memorial Church is a multi-denominational Protestant church in the midst of Harvard Yard that serves as a place of spiritual refuge for Harvard. It seeks to educate minds, expand hearts, and enrich lives of the Harvard community. Built in 1932, the Church continues a legacy of ministry to the University that dates back to 1638. Its ministry and outreach encompasses daily worship services, musical offerings, student programming and religious education.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

Seminarians at the Memorial Church will participate in several aspects of our multi-faceted ministries. Seminarians are integrally involved in the worship and communal life of the Memorial Church. They participate in daily Morning Prayers services and Sunday Services, and also have the opportunity to participate in events throughout the year. Seminarians also provide support to the Church's student ministries. There are opportunities for Seminarians to develop and lead student programs throughout the year. Seminarians will also enjoy the opportunity to preach regularly at Morning Prayers and our Good Friday service. Seminarians will be supervised by the Associate Minister at Memorial Church, and will also interface with clergy, musicians, and staff members.

Commute/Transportation Information:

The Memorial Church is located in Harvard Yard. Applicants living outside the Harvard Square vicinity will need to factor in transportation to the Church early weekday mornings and Sundays, both morning and evening.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development


Student Seminarians will be supervised by the Acting Pusey Minister.

Additional Information:

  • Number of Students: 1
  • Total Compensation: $6000.00
  • Type of Compensation: Direct Pay from Site
  • Additional Notes: This site is unavailable for the 2020-21 academic year.

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