Past Events

  • 2017 Mar 12

    Muslim Justice Teach-in


    Old Cambridge Baptist Church, 1151 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Join a teach-in led by the Muslim Justice League (MJL), a Boston-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization advocating for human and civil rights and civil liberties that are threatened under national security pretexts.

    Topics will include:

  • 2017 Feb 28

    Diversity Talk Series: Faith and Religion


    Thayer Hall, Diversity Peer Educators Office, B01
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Identity, Relationships, and Representation at Harvard

    Organized by the Diversity Peer Educators from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Harvard College.

  • 2017 Feb 27

    Black Graduate Ministries is Hosting a Discussion: "We Shall Overcome"


    Graduate School of Education, Gutman Library, Appian Way, Lower Level
    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Our discussion will focus on the intersection of race/ethnicity/nationality and our spiritual/moral convictions in order to explore how our identity informs the way we navigate today's challenges and our hopes for the future.

    Harvard Chaplains will be on hand:  

    • Hindu Chaplain, Swami Tyagananda
    • Quaker Chaplain, John Bach
    • Baha'i Chaplain, Donna Hakimian
    • InterVarsity Chaplain, Black Graduate Ministries, Jonathan Betts Fields
  • 2017 Feb 10

    Rumi's Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love


    Thompson Room, Barker Center
    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Dinner Dialogue fans!

    We're back and starting off with a fantastic event about the poet who's captured the hearts and minds of his readers, surpassing boundaries of race, creed, and borders; Rumi.

    Please join us for a book talk and signing with author Brad Gooch on his newly released book Rumis Secret: The Life of the Sufi Poet of Love.

  • 2017 Feb 06

    World Interfaith Harmony Week Breakfast


    Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall
    8:00am to 11:00am

    The Harvard Interfaith Forum and the Harvard Chaplains are hosting an Interfaith Harmony Breakfast in celebration of World Interfaith Harmony Week. This annual celebration is sponsored by the United Nations to recognize and honor religious diversity and pluralism, and it serves as an important reminder that we find strength in community because of our differences, not in spite of them.

    Come and stay or stop by on your way to class—we would love to celebrate with you!

    We hope to see you there!

  • 2016 Nov 18

    Harvard Community Event - The Giving Trees


    Memorial Church South Steps, Harvard Yard
    12:00am to 5:00pm

    From Thursday at 1:00 p.m.  to Friday at 5:00 p.m.  you will see 10 lighted trees decorating the steps of Memorial Church. These Giving Tree(s) will mark a space for community, reflection, and healing for our campus. You should come as you are and give whatever message you can. Something that you possess, today, and would like to share with another—be it love, a message of hope, validation, support or encouragement. You can also feel free to take with you a message another has written, a message you feel you need to be reminded of or needed to hear today.

  • 2016 Nov 13

    Interfaith Thanksgiving Meal-packaging Service Project


    50 Church Street Atrium, Cambridge
    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    25,000 meals:  3 Packing Teams and 3 Sideline Teams per hour; 15-minute breaks between shifts for snacks, music, mindfulness, community building, etc.  

    VOLUNTEER:  Open to the entire community—and family involvement is encouraged. Contact the Harvard Chaplains' office at (617) 495-5529 or send an e-mail to the Harvard Chaplains' Administrative Coordinator: