Prayer and Worship
Daily prayer services are held both morning and evening in the Memorial Chapel, the HRC's community space for worship and prayer. Chapel services incorporate traditional and contemporary music, Scripture readings, various forms of prayer, and meditation intended to provide a time for students to be with God, grow spiritually, and pause amidst the busyness of life. While morning and evening prayer are open to the entire community, the HRC also offers chapel credit to residents who would like to enroll. For those interested in enrolling in HRC chapel, please contact Courtney_DePalma@baylor.edu.
Once a month, HRC students gather together for Sunday Night of Worship (affectionately known as SNOW). A peaceful time of worship, prayer, and rest, SNOW incorporates both traditional hymns and contemporary worship songs as well as various spiritual practices.
Every Sunday night, upperclassmen students host hall prayer for other students on each hall. Hall prayer is an opportunity to pursue life together in a more personal and informal environment, connecting with both God and each other as small groups of students consistently pray with and for their neighbors.
Lessons and Carols
In December, HRC students, Honors College faculty, and staff gather together for A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. This is an Advent service consisting of alternating Scripture readings and traditional Christmas carols that originated in Cornwall, England in 1890 and King's College Cambridge in 1918. HRC students form a choir and orchestral ensemble to lead the community in this celebration of the coming of our Savior.