Columbia Theological Seminary is a community of faculty, staff, and students from different countries, cultures, and denominations. While affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA, Columbia Seminary represents many different ways of worshiping God.
In order to help you plan a chapel service that is prayerfully imaginative, representative of the cultural and ecumenical diversity of the CTS community, and hospitable and accessible to the seminary community and guests alike, we invite you to use these guidelines and resources to help you plan chapel.
Part One: A Four-Step Process for Worship Planning
Part Two: Patterns of Prayer, Word, and Table for Short Services
Part Three: Procedures for Preaching and the Administration of the Lord’s Supper/Eucharist/Holy Communion
Part Four: Some Resources for Worship Planning
Template - Morning Prayer
Template - Service of Word
Template - Service of Word and Table
Harrington Center Chapel Layout
Chapel Support Form