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Services in the College Chapel

Chapel

Regular services

Held during term time in the College Chapel, Strand Campus

Monday

09.30

Morning Prayer

Tuesday

09.30

Morning Prayer

 

17.30

Choral Evensong

Wednesday

09.30

Morning Prayer

 

13.10

College Eucharist with Guest Preacher and Choir of King's College London, followed by a light lunch

Thursday

09.30

Morning Prayer

 

12.30-13.00

Confessions (Roman Catholic)

 

13.10

Mass (Roman Catholic)

 

16.30

Orthodox Vespers

Friday

09.30

Eucharist, followed by a light breakfast

Special services 2019/20

Wednesday 25 September - Opening of Year Service

13.10, College Chapel

Preacher: The Revd Canon Dr Jennifer Smith, Superintendent Minister, Wesley's Chapel, London

Followed by a reception.

Thursday 3 October - Opening of Year Catholic Mass

17.30, College Chapel

Tuesday 5 November - All Souls' Service

17.30, College Chapel

We are replacing Choral Evensong with a Choral Eucharist for the season of remembrance. At this service, we remember our family and friends who have died, reading their names out during the service.

Wednesday 4 December - Advent Carols

17.30, College Chapel

A solemn and traditional service of music and readings by candlelight, progressing from darkness to light.

Congregants are required to be seated by 17.20 for a prompt start to the service at 17.30. The duration of the service is approximately 90 minutes and admissions and exits during the service can only be facilitated while hymns are being sung to avoid disruption.

The outstanding Chapel Choir will be singing and mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service.

Tickets will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite from the end of October.

Thursday 5 December - Advent Carols

17.30, College Chapel

A solemn and traditional service of music and readings by candlelight, progressing from darkness to light.

Congregants are required to be seated by 17.20 for a prompt start to the service at 17.30. The duration of the service is approximately 90 minutes and admissions and exits during the service can only be facilitated while hymns are being sung to avoid disruption.

The outstanding Chapel Choir will be singing and mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service.

Tickets will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite from the end of October.

Friday 7 December - Advent Carols

17.30, College Chapel

A solemn and traditional service of music and readings by candlelight, progressing from darkness to light.

Congregants are required to be seated by 17.20 for a prompt start to the service at 17.30. The duration of the service is approximately 90 minutes and admissions and exits during the service can only be facilitated while hymns are being sung to avoid disruption.

The outstanding Chapel Choir will be singing and mulled wine and mince pies will be served after the service.

Tickets will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Tickets can be booked via Eventbrite from the end of October.

Tuesday 10 December - Christmas Carol Service by Candlelight

17.30, College Chapel

Traditionally this has been a more informal event to which we welcome all members of the King's community. This is a chance to sing all your favourite Christmas carols and the Chapel Choir will be singing. No tickets are required for this event, but in recent years it has been very full so come early to grab a good seat.

Thursday 6 February - Orthodox Vespers for annual Runciman Lecture

17.15, College Chapel

Find out more about the Runciman Lecture here.

Wednesday 26 February - Ecumenical Ash Wednesday Service

13.10, College Chapel

The start of Lent is traditionally marked by services of repentance, where we receive a cross of ash on our foreheads. Join us for this service of penitence and repentance.

Preacher: tbc

Wednesday 26 February - Catholic Mass for Ash Wednesday

17.30, College Chapel

Tuesday 24 March - Passiontide Service

18.00, College Chapel

This wonderful candlelit service is similar in style to the Advent service and incorporates elements of the liturgy of the church for Lent and Holy Week.

Thursday 21 May - Ascension Day Eucharist

09.15 - Singing on the Strand

09.30 - Eucharist service 

It is our tradition to sing hymns outside the gates of King's on the Strand and then process to a Communion service. This is followed by breakfast in Covent Garden.

Tuesday 26 May - Roman Catholic Baptism & Confirmation Service

17.30, College Chapel

Join us to celebrate this Roman Catholic Baptism & Confirmation service with Bishop John Sherrington, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Westminster.

 

The Chaplaincy organises special services to mark significant moments in College life and to celebrate Christian Holy Days and Festivals.  These are open to all members of the College and also to the public.

The Chaplains at Strand campus are Tim Ditchfield, Alexander Fostiropoulos, Simon Woodman, James Johnson, Jarel Robinson-Brown, Dr Harrie CedarImam Abdul Mumin Choudhury and Romana Kazmi. Tim is normally around all week, Abdul and James are normally available on a Tuesday, Fr Alexander is normally around on a Thursday and Romana is available on a Friday. Simon, Jarel and Harrie are available by appointment. The Chaplaincy Assistant to the Strand campus is Verity Roberts.

 

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