Worship & Community Life
Worship is at the heart of community life at SFTS. The Worship Team designs and hosts a diverse variety of worship experiences including daily chapel services and special events. This collaborative team includes the chaplain, the student chaplain’s assistants, and seminary musicians – with students, faculty, staff, and invited guests preaching and leading worship. Worship services are held four times a week during the academic year, daily during the summer term, and for special observances.
Services are held each day of the week during the academic year, except Wednesday, and begin at 12:05pm. All students, faculty and staff, as well as the greater community, are welcome to attend any and all services. Community Lunch is offered following Chapel services on Mondays and Fridays in Upper Alexander, starting at 12:35pm.
On Mondays and Fridays, the seminary worship services feature preaching (with faculty, students, staff, and guest preachers), and Friday’s worship also includes communion. Monday’s service takes place in Stewart Chapel, and Friday’s are in Montgomery Chapel.
On Tuesdays, we worship in Montgomery Chapel in the tradition of the Taizé community in France, joining together for prayer and worship through sung chant, Scripture, and silence.
On Thursdays, Worship Lab offers a space for students to experiment in worship.