Category: Chowan Chapel

2024 Rouson Memorial Lecture Featuring The Reverend Pamela Taylor Held in the CHowan Chapel

Rouson

The 2024 annual Rouson Memorial lecture, held in the Chowan Chapel, was a wonderful celebration of individuals in the local communities serving as beacons of success and pioneers of their communities. The lecture made possible in collaboration with the Murfreesboro Historical Association, showcased the remarkable achievements and contributions of three outstanding individuals. It is a […]

Chowan University hosts its first Advent Service in the Chowan Chapel

Chowan Unviersity Advent Service

 The Chowan University campus gathered on Monday, December 4th, to celebrate the first Advent Service in the newly constructed Chowan Chapel. Led by Reverend Mari Wiles, the students and faculty came together to present an enchanting advent pageant, recounting the timeless story of the three wise men visiting the Baby Jesus. The service featured a […]

Briley-Weaver Piano Dedication Service led by Maja Rajković and Dennis Krasnokutsy

Maja Rajkovió and Dennis Krasnokutsy perform for a crowd

On Sunday, November 6th, 2023, the Chowan University community gathered in the Chowan Chapel to witness the dedication of the Briley-Weaver Steinway piano. The grand event featured a captivating concert by renowned pianist Maja Rajkoviċ, accompanied by the talented Dennis Krasnokutsy on the viola. The Briley-Weaver Steinway piano, a magnificent instrument of unparalleled beauty and […]

Chowan University Commemorates the Opening of the Chowan Chapel: A Service of Thanksgiving

Chapel Doors

In a poignant ceremony that echoed with faith, unity, and gratitude, Chowan University celebrated the inauguration of the Chowan Chapel on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. This momentous event, known as the “Chowan Chapel: Service of Thanksgiving,” marked a significant milestone in the institution’s history. The Chowan Chapel, situated within the serene confines […]

Chowan Chapel Progress

As summer is fading into the fall semester, the work in the Chowan Chapel is not as noticeable on the webcams. Most of the work from now until completion will occur inside the chapel. With the dedication of the building set for September 28th, crews are hard at work inside. Below are some sneak peeks […]

Chowan University Celebrates Steeple Raising for the Chowan Chapel  

steeple

On Thursday, June 15, Chowan University observed a steeple raising for the Chowan Chapel. The Chowan Community was invited to the installation of this new campus icon. Many watched from Squirrel Park as the steeple made its way to its final destination on top of the Chowan Chapel.     The steeple arrived by truck from Campbellsville […]

Chowan University Announces Official Name for New Chapel 

Worship Center Redering

 In 2020, amid the unknown of a pandemic, Chowan University and its supporters launched a campaign for the university’s first free-standing chapel. From the words in Jeremiah 29:11, the family of Bucky ‘74 and Jan Glover made a lead gift to launch the fundraising efforts for a new chapel at Chowan University. Chowan was founded […]

Standing on the Word of God

Standing on the Word of God Ceremony at Chowan

On Tuesday, February 21st, a small group of Board of Trustee Members gathered to lay God’s word in the foundation of the Chapel.  Held at the Kerr Gazebo, adjacent to the site of the Chowan University Chapel, eight Trustees gathered for a brief ceremony while construction remained steady on what has been dubbed the most […]

Chapel Contractor Provides Rendering Video 

Capital Projects

At the spring Board of Trustees meeting on April 21, 2022, Monteith Construction Corporation which was selected in March as the general contractor for the Chapel unveiled their rendering video. Monteith Construction is an established company out of Wilmington, North Carolina that brings a lot of experience and leadership to this important project. Construction on […]

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel

Chowan University Members

Chowan University Breaks Ground for New Chapel Chowan University was pleased to host a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, September 9 at the site of the new chapel. This new facility is to be built adjacent to the historic McDowell Columns Hall. The construction of the new chapel marks a significant step in the overall vision […]