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Matthew Ichihashi Potts Memorial Church Minister
On Campus

Pusey Minister Matthew Potts Reflects on Past Year and Looks Forward to New Initiatives

As his first year as Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church draws to a close, Matthew Ichihashi Potts — who also serves as the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard Divinity School — reflected on his time as minister in an interview with The Crimson last week.

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On Campus

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Sunlight comes through the windows in Memorial Church. The Morning Prayers service takes place in Memorial Church every weekday morning.

Appleton Chapel, ca. 1879
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Appleton Chapel, ca. 1879

Appleton Chapel circa 1879. The Chapel was built in 1858, and stood for 73 years until its razing in 1931 to make space for today's Memorial Church.

Matthew Ichihashi Potts Memorial Church Minister
Religion

Matthew Potts Appointed as New Memorial Church Minister After Two-Year Search

Matthew Ichihashi Potts will serve as the next Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church and Plummer Professor of Christian Morals beginning July 1, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email to Harvard affiliates last Friday.

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Harvard Announces Search for Next Minister of Memorial Church

University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced the start of the search for the next Minister of the Memorial Church in an email to Harvard affiliates Thursday.

Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña
College

Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña

Harvard Medical School Dean for Students Fidencio Saldaña spoke about the ways Harvard Medical School supports undocumented students during a walkout in support of DACA recipients Monday afternoon at Memorial Church.

Crowd at the Walkout
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Crowd at the Walkout

Harvard affiliates gathered at Memorial Church Monday afternoon to show support for immigrants at the Walk Out to #DefendDACA ahead of the Supreme Court hearing a case which will determine the fate of the DACA program.

Organ Concert
College

Organ Concert

On the night of Oct. 31, the First-Year Experience Office, Memorial Church, and the Harvard Organ Society hosted their annual Halloween Organ Recital. At 11pm, the sanctuary went silent with a single chord.

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Religion

Paulsell Announces ‘Pilgrimage’ Theme for Memorial Church

Paulsell said in an interview that the concept of pilgrimage seemed well suited in characterizing the church’s leadership transition. She said that she considers pilgrimages to be “transformative” since they enable people to think about themselves and their relationships.

Lenten Speaker Series
Religion

Paulsell to Serve as Interim Minister at Memorial Church

Harvard Divinity School Professor Stephanie A. Paulsell will serve as interim minister of Memorial Church, University President Lawrence S. Bacow announced in an email Tuesday.

Vigil for Sri Lankan Victims
Religion

Harvard Affiliates Hold Vigil to Remember Victims of 'Inhumane' Sri Lanka Attacks

University affiliates gathered on the steps of Memorial Church Thursday evening to honor the victims of a series of coordinated bombings at churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.

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Religion

Harvard Affiliates Mourn Christchurch Shooting Victims at Vigil

Harvard students, faculty, and staff huddled together before the steps of Memorial Church Friday evening, standing vigil for the victims of the Christchurch, New Zealand mosque attacks that left 49 dead.

Mayor of San Juan
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Mayor of San Juan

Mayor of San Juan Carmen Yulín Cruz speaks at a PBHA event.

A Day of Hope and Resistance
Student Life

Harvard Holds ‘Day of Hope and Resistance’ to Support DACA

Artists, poets, and musicians joined Harvard affiliates at Memorial Church Monday for a series of events intended to support DACA recipients.

Memorial Service for Alexander H. Patel ‘18
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Memorial Service for Alexander H. Patel ‘18

Friends, family, and classmates remember Alexander H. Patel ’17-’18 at a memorial service Wednesday evening in Memorial Church.

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