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University Public Worship
Memorial Church has historically been an important center of spiritual and ceremonial life at Stanford University since the church was dedicated in 1903. It is open to anyone, wherever you may be on your spiritual journey. Please join us at University Public Worship, Sunday mornings at 10:00 am in this spectacular and sacred venue.
Rabbi Mike Comins will be preaching.
A licensed, Israeli desert guide, Rabbi Mike Comins holds an M.A. in Jewish Education (Hebrew University) with an emphasis in contemporary philosophy. He founded and directs the TorahTrek Center for Jewish Wilderness Spirituality, leading retreats in natural settings throughout North America. He is author of A Wild Faith: Jewish Ways into Wilderness, Wilderness Ways into Judaism and Making Prayer Real: Leading Jewish Spiritual Voices on Why Prayer is Difficult and What to Do about It. Rabbi Comins brings the fruits of a spiritual journey that include extensive training in meditation, Hebrew chant, Chi Quong and spiritual practice in the natural world.
He founded TorahTrek Spiritual Wilderness Adventures in 2001 while serving the Jewish Community of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The community’s first resident rabbi, Mike helped the Jackson Jewish community establish itself while developing TorahTrek into a nationally recognized program.