Union Chapel Closes Out Summer Season With Sermon by Trustees President
For the final Sunday of Union’s Chapel’s summer season, Rev. Dr. Aliya Browne took the pulpit to talk about temptation, whether it be an extra apple fritter from Back Door Donuts, or the lure of money.
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Union Chapel Organ Recital
On Monday at Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs Alcee Chriss 3rd takes his seat at the organ.
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Union Chapel Service
Rev. Arthur Jones of St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Plano, Tex., delivers the sermon this Sunday at Union Chapel.
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Exploring the Intersection of Art, Racial Justice and Love
For two nights last week Beheard.world mesmerized Vineyard audiences with a combination of dance, poetry, song and film, all anchored by a foundation in facilitating racial justice through the arts.
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For Former Mayor of Atlanta, Independence Is a Daily Struggle
The spirit of July Fourth was in the air Sunday as Union Chapel kicked off its 2022 summer season with a sermon by Keisha Lance Bottoms.
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Burleigh’s Compositions Heard at Chapel

Two of the anthems sung by the Union Chapel choir last Sunday were new arrangements of Harry T. Burleigh’s “Were You There When They Crucified Him” and “Deep River.”  Mr. Burleigh, one of the country’s eminent composers, was present in the congregation. Mr. Burleigh is, as well, a noted baritone whose voice is heard over the radio from the vespers of St. George’s Episcopal Church, New York, where he is a soloist. He is a regular summer visitor to Oak Bluffs.

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From Capitol Hill to Oak Bluffs Pulpits; Finding a Way Out of No Way
On Saturday night at 10 p.m., Sen. Raphael Warnock was on Capitol Hill, fighting to pass a bipartisan infrastructure bill. On Sunday morning Reverend Warnock was preaching on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Nikole Hannah-Jones, Michael Eric Dyson Electrify Union Chapel Crowd
Two of the country’s most prominent black intellectuals joined forces on the stage of Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs Thursday afternoon, where an eager crowd of listeners filled the pews.
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Union Chapel Organ Dedication Concert
On Wednesday, August 4, Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs is hosting a free dedicatory recital of its recently restored organ, which dates back to 1924.
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Union Chapel Celebrates 150th Anniversary Summer
Union Chapel will open its doors for its 150th summer season on Sunday, July 4 with Swarthmore College president Valerie Smith in the pulpit.
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