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Wait Chapel

Wait Chapel is the largest non-athletic indoor setting on the Reynolda Campus with a seating capacity of 2,250.  Wait Chapel is the spiritual center and the focal point of the university.  Gardens located on either side of the entrance to the chapel provide a beautiful background for wedding pictures.

1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106


Upcoming Events

Second Annual Noesis Lecture

Steven Pinker "Enlightenment Now"

4/23 7pm
Chi Rho's Big Concert

Chi Rho's 27th annual Big Concert. The concert is in Wait Chapel. Admission is free and we will feature music from our upcoming album, Redemption, which will...

4/27 8pm
School of Divinity Hooding Ceremony

The Hooding Service is one of the highlights of the School of Divinity experience as graduates gather with family, friends, and the School of Divinity...

5/18 7pm
School of Business Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Hooding Ceremony for graduate students of the Wake Forest University School of Business

5/19 11am
3rd Annual Noesis Lecture

3rd Annual Noesis Lecture Series with Anthony Appiah.

10/17 7pm

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Faith Chege

Faith Chege left a positive review 3/21/2019

Great speaker, who made an effort to engage with the audience!

Jinxin Xia

Jinxin Xia left a positive review 2/23/2019

Great event. I really like this kind of talk and experience sharing!

Sarah Locke

Sarah Locke left a positive review 2/23/2019

It was a really neat and well organized event. I would have liked there to be coffee available though:)

Lorene Fisher

Lorene Fisher left a positive review 9/25/2018

My favorite quote of the night: "Take what you have to make what you need. You have to start somewhere." (Tarana Burke)
I am so glad that I attended this event! Tarana was a fabulous speaker - down-to-earth, yet captivating and impactful. It was awesome to see the plethora and diversity of students, staff, faculty, and community members in the audience. Tarana really illuminated the root of the 'me too' movement, where it started, and where it's going, which was so contrast to the narrative I have heard and received through popular media. She spoke about healing for survivors and changing culture as a priority, in addition to the need for and power of advocacy that comes with community organizing particularly for our youth and next generations. She called us to action by connecting it to our University's beloved motto: Pro Humanitate. This event was very organized and very intentional, which is much appreciated.

Janine Vlasis

Janine Vlasis left a positive review 3/22/2018


Rachel Paff

Rachel Paff left a positive review 3/22/2018

A magnificent evening provided by world class jazz quartet. Thank you for bringing Branford Marsalis to Wake Forest!

Diahann Rice

Diahann Rice left a positive review 1/23/2018

The program was excellent and the words that I walked away with was "Unified Strength'. Dr. Dyson was awesome and bold with his truth which I admire. He stepped on a lot of toes, but this is what is needed, sometimes we have to be disturbed into action. Excellent!

Silvia Correa

Silvia Correa left a positive review 10/19/2017

Excellent performance.

Lia Scholl

Lia Scholl posted a photo 2/15/2017

Wake Forest Baptist Church at the Moral March Wake Forest Baptist Church at the Moral March left a positive review 11/10/2016

Absolutely wonderful! Music was fantastic.