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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

Wednesday 27 September - Opening of Year Service

13.10

Tuesday 7 November - All Souls' Tide Service

17.30

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. The Choir will sing Duarte Lobo's 'Requiem for six voices'.

Wednesday 6 December - Advent Carol Service

17.30, Strand Chapel

This traditional service by candlelight is one of the highlights of the year! It is a beautiful service of music and readings reflecting on the hope that Jesus brings to our world. Our amazing Choir will be singing at the service. Mulled wine will be served after the service.

This service is very popular so it is repeated on three evenings and tickets are required to attend. Tickets are free and will be made available to book via Eventbrite from 28 October. 

Staff and final year students are invited to read at one of the services. Contact the College Chaplain if you would like to do this.

Thursday 7 December - Advent Carol Service

17.30, Strand Chapel

This traditional service by candlelight is one of the highlights of the year! It is a beautiful service of music and readings reflecting on the hope that Jesus brings to our world. Our amazing Choir will be singing at the service. Mulled wine will be served after the service.

This service is very popular so it is repeated on three evenings and tickets are required to attend. Tickets are free and will be made available to book via Eventbrite from 28 October. 

Staff and final year students are invited to read at one of the services. Contact the College Chaplain if you would like to do this.

Friday 8 December - Advent Carol Service

17.30, Strand Chapel

This traditional service by candlelight is one of the highlights of the year! It is a beautiful service of music and readings reflecting on the hope that Jesus brings to our world. Our amazing Choir will be singing at the service. Mulled wine will be served after the service.

This service is very popular so it is repeated on three evenings and tickets are required to attend. Tickets are free and will be made available to book via Eventbrite from 28 October. 

Staff and final year students are invited to read at one of the services. Contact the College Chaplain if you would like to do this.

Tuesday 12 December - Christmas Carol Service by Candlelight

17.30, Strand Chapel

Traditionally, this has been a more informal event to which we welcome members of the College. This is a chance to sing all your favourite Christmas carols and the Choir will be singing.

Tickets are not required for this event, but we do recommend that you arrive early to grab a good seat!

Wednesday 14 February - Ash Wednesday

13.10, Strand Chapel

Ecumenical service of penitence and repentance with a sermon by Prof Russell Goulbourne, Professor of French Literature & Dean of the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

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18.00, Strand Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

Thursday 15 February - Sung Compline by Candlelight

17.30

The ancient office of Compline derives its name from a Latin word meaning 'completion' (completorium). It is above all a service of quietness and reflection beore rest at the end of the day. There are two services in each of the Autumn and Spring terms.

Thursday 15 February - Chapel at night

18.00-Midnight, Strand Chapel

No agenda beyond exploring the space by candlelight and being still so that God can speak to you through the beauty of the space. Stay as long as you wish.

Thursday 15 March - Sung Compline by Candlelight

17.30

The ancient office of Compline derives its name from a Latin word meaning 'completion' (completorium). It is above all a service of quietness and reflection beore rest at the end of the day. There are two services in each of the Autumn and Spring terms.

Thursday 15 March - Chapel at night

18.00-Midnight, Strand Chapel

No agenda beyond exploring the space by candlelight and being still so that God can speak to you through the beauty of the space. Stay as long as you wish.

Monday 26 March - Holy Week - Prayer & Meditation

13.10, Strand Chapel

Tuesday 27 March - Holy Week - Passiontide Service

18.00, Strand 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.

Wednesday 28 March - Holy Week - Eucharist

13.10, Strand Chapel

Eucharist and sermon by the Revd Jane Speck

Thursday 29 March - Holy Week - Maundy Thursday Eucharist

17.30, Strand Chapel

Eucharist and liturgy, followed by 'Chapel at night' until midnight

Thursday 29 March - Holy Week - Chapel at night

18.00-Midnight, Strand Chapel

No agenda beyond exploring the space by candlelight and being still so that God can speak to you through the beauty of the space. Stay as long as you wish.

Thursday 10 May - Ascension Day

9.15

It is our tradition to sing hymns outside the gates of college on the Strand and then process through college for a Communion service in Chapel. This is followed by breakfast in Covent Garden.

 

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, Fr John McFadden, Alexander Fostiropoulos, Nigel Cowgill, Simon WoodmanImam Abdul Mumin Choudhury and Romana Kazmi. Tim is normally around all week, Nigel is available on a Monday, Abdul is available on a Tuesday, Fr John and Alexander are normally around on a Thursday and Romana is available on a Friday. Simon is available by appointment. Freya Bradley, one of our Chaplaincy Assistants for 2017/8, is normally around on Tuesday mornings, Thursdays and Fridays.

 

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