Spring 2011 Schedule

Chapel services are held each Sunday morning at 11:00 a.m. during the academic year. Due to unprecedented growth in weekly attendance, most Chapel services are held in Cramton Auditorium. Renowned and internationally distinguished orators are invited to preach during these weekly non-denominational worship services.  For more information visit Rankin Chapel.

January 9 Bishop John R. Bryant
Presiding Prelate, Fourth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church (Chicago, IL)
January 16 The Rev. Dr. Jeremiah A. Wright, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus, Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago, IL)
January 23 The Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III
Pastor, The Abyssinian Baptist Church and President, The State University of New York-College at Old Westbury (New York, NY)
January 30 The Rev. Dr. Joe Samuel Ratliff
Senior Pastor, Brentwood Baptist Church (Houston, TX)
February 6 The Rev. Prof. Peter J. Gomes
Pusey Minister, Memorial Church of Harvard and the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals, Harvard University (Cambridge, MA)
February 13 Dr. Michael Eric Dyson
Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University (Washington, DC)
February 20 The Rev. Dr. John W. Kinney
Dean, School of Theology, Virginia Union University (Richmond, VA)
February 27 Father Michael Louis Pfleger
Pastor, Faith Community of Saint Sabina (Chicago, IL)
March 6 Bishop Vashti Murphy McKenzie
Presiding Prelate, Thirteenth Episcopal District, African Methodist Episcopal Church (Nashville, TN)
March 13 Spring Break
March 20 The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings
U.S. House of Representatives
7th Congressional District, Maryland
March 27 The Rev. Dr. Cynthia L. Hale
Senior Pastor, Ray of Hope Christian Church (Decatur, GA)
April 3 Dr. Cornel West
Professor, Center for African-American Studies, Princeton University (Princeton, NJ)
April 10 The Rev. Otis B. Moss, III
Pastor, Trinity United Church of Christ (Chicago, IL)
April 17 Palm Sunday
The Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems
Co-Senior Pastor, Ray of Hope Community Church (Nashville, TN)
April 24 Easter Sunday
The Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.
Pastor Emeritus, Olivet Institutional Baptist Church (Cleveland, OH)
7:00 A.M. Sunrise Service The Rev. Kanika Magee
Associate Dean of the Chapel
May 1 Vernon E. Jordan, Jr.
Senior Managing Director, Lazard Freres & Co. LLC (New York, NY)
May 8 Dean of the Chapel