The Chapel bells ring the Maryland Fight Song at 11:30 am and 30 minutes before each men's basketball, women's basketball, and football game.
Gita Journey: Monday March 27, 12-1:30 PM at the Labyrinth (Garden Chapel if poor weather)
Join in on a guided reflection based upon the principles of healthy living from the Bhagavad Gita, an ancient text from India. This guided reflection will allow participants to go through three stations and learn about how the consciousness one is in affects one's view of the world and actions. Participants are encouraged to think about their daily habits that affect their outlook on the world. The Garden and Labyrinth will provide a perfect setting for this exercise, sponsored in part by Open Spaces, Sacred Places Foundation. Contact the Chapel with any questions.
Remarkable Women Labyrinth Walk: Tuesday March 28, 11:30 AM & 2 PM at the Labyrinth (Garden Chapel if poor weather)
Walk the meditative labyrinth in honor of a notable woman in history, with a special focus on leaders who have contributed to the business and labor fields. There will be opportunities to add a name of your choosing.
Wind Down Wednesdays: March 29, April 19, and May 10, 12:30 PM-2 PM at the Garden Chapel
Drop in for relaxing, meditative music. Enjoy a free lunch. Walk the labyrinth in the adjacent garden. Sponsored by Pepsi and the Open Spaces, Sacred Places Foundation.
Breathe, Expand Your Peace Within: Fridays, April 7, 14, and 21. Noon to 1 pm. Labyrinth (Garden Chapel if poor weather)
Find your inner joy through meditation sessions led by Edie Anderson of the University Health Center. A complimentaryt turney, veggie, or vegan lunch follows. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
to reserve your place.
Acts of Faith: Thursday April 27, 5-7 PM at the David C. Driskell Center for the Study of African American Art
Does your religious or spiritual background influence your art? Share a painting, drawing, photograph, song, dance, poem, short story, or other art form that relates to your faith journey. Sign up at thestamp.umd.edu/interfaith by April 10 for a spot to share your act of faith. Sponsored by MICA and the Chapel.
Chaplains Weekly Programs – Spring 2017
Baptist Connection Worship
Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Black Ministries Worship
Catholic Mass (Weekdays)
Monday – Fridays, 12:00-12:30pm
Exam Week: 1:00pm
Catholic Mass (Weekends)
Sundays, 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Episcopal Worship: Evening Prayer
Wednesdays, Prayer, 6:30 - 7:30pm
To be announced!
Muslim Prayer Service
Fridays, 12pm and 1pm
Nyumburu Cultural Center
Br. Tarif's Halaqa
The Musallah, 0204 Cole
Orthodox Christian Worship
Tuesdays, 5:30 - 7:00pm
United Campus Ministry: Worship, Study, and Dinner
Tuesdays, Hot Topics, 5:30pm-6:30pm, Lounge
Wednesdays, L3: The Power of Purpose, 12:00pm-1:00pm, Stamp Student Union (Room TBD)
Thursdays, Study Zone, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Conference Room
Sundays, Weekly Worship & Discussion, 6:00-7:30pm, Garden Chapel & Lounge
United Methodist Worship and Bible Study
Wednesdays, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Meal and Game Night:
Thursdays, 6:30 pm
"There is a Solution"
Weekly "There is a Solution" meetings are held in our chapel's conference room from 7:30 pm to 8:00 pm on Thursdays!
Main Chapel, Garden Chapel and Gardens: Open for Reflection
Need a place to decompress, meditate, or pray? Come by the Main or the Garden (West) Chapels, typically open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. The interfaith Tree of Life has been permanently installed in the Garden Chapel; all are invited to visit the space to admire this sacred work of art and to take time to pray, relax, and reflect. The Garden of Reflection and Remembrance is also available during daylight hours, and equally as welcoming and relaxing
Apply today for a $250 to supplement an event or initiative that features the Chapel's Garden of Reflection and Remembrance and/or Chapel Labyrinth. Funds may be used by UMD student organizations or departments, or off-campus organizations to supplement Chapel rentals, honoraria, supplies, marketing, or food. For a grant application, email email@example.com or call 301-314-9893. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and reviewed within one week.
Whether you're a bride looking for the perfect ceremony spot or just looking for a great place to host a meeting, lecture, concert, baptism, or any other special event, the Memorial Chapel is just the place for you! NEW! When booking with both the Chapel as your wedding venue and the Stamp Student Union as your reception site, receive a 10% discount from both venues!! Contact our Reservations Office at 301-314-9866 or firstname.lastname@example.org for pricing, availability and more information!