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Michaelmas Term 2015 Chapel Services

Welcome to the Chapel.

All College members and their guests are invited to attend Chapel services in St Edmund Hall. The services are Anglican in character but we welcome people of all faiths, and none.

The Chaplain

The Chaplain is the Revd Will Donaldson. The Chaplain is happy to meet any member of College on any matter of concern. Members of college are welcome to see the Chaplain during office hours (Mon, Wed and Fri 9.30am-2.30pm) or by appointment.

Services this term

You can download the Chapel Term Card for Michaelmas 2015 here, for full details of this term's services and visiting preachers. Services are also listed on the College calendar.

All services are at 5.30pm on Sundays, unless otherwise stated.

Week 1 (11 Oct – Trinity 19) Evensong 
Stanford in C, Mozart Ave Verum
The Great Feast - Rev. John Kiddle

Week 2 (18 Oct – Trinity 20) Evensong
Gibbons Short, Gibbons O Lord In Thy Wrath
The Sheep and the Goats - Rev. Will Donaldson

Week 3 (25 Oct – Last after Trinity) Holy Communion
Darke in F
The Workers in the Vineyard - Rev. Will Donaldson

Week 4 (1 Nov – All Saints) Evensong
Walmisley in D Minor, Victoria O Quam Gloriosum
The Lost Sheep and Coin – Lara Buchanan

Week 5 (8 Nov – 3rd before Advent, Remembrance) Evensong 
Moore Magnificat, Burgon Nunc Dimittis, Holdsworth For The Fallen
The Rich Fool - Rev. Will Donaldson

Week 6 (15 Nov – 2nd before Advent) Evensong
Tallis Short, Bullock Give Us The Wings Of Faith
The Sower and the Seed - Rev. Alex Ross

Week 6 (16 Nov – St Edmund Day –  Monday 6.15pm) Evensong
Moore Magnificat, Burgon Nunc Dimittis, Bullock Give Us The Wings Of Faith
Reflections on St Edmund - Rev. Will Donaldson

Week 7 (22 Nov – Sunday before Advent) Holy Communion 
Byrd 4-part Mass
The Wise and Foolish Bridesmaids - Rev. Will Donaldson

Week 8 (29 Nov – Advent Sunday) Advent Carols by Candlelight
Fr Daniel Lloyd

There are no Carols in the Quad this year due to the building works, but the choir will be singing carols at Helen & Douglas House (a hospice for terminally ill children and young people) on Friday 4 December at 3pm. We would love others to join us! (Meet at the Porters' Lodge at 2.30pm).

After Chapel

Drinks are served immediately after Chapel on Sunday evenings. All those attending the service are welcome to join us.

Mid-Week Prayer

Wednesdays during term-time, 1.30-1.50pm in the Chapel: all welcome.

Organ Scholar and Choir

The Organ Scholar is John Clark-Maxwell. He can be contacted via

If you would like to join the Chapel Choir, please contact the Organ Scholar or Director of Music. The choir is non-auditioning, and new members are always welcome.

Exploring Faith

University is a great time to explore the big questions of meaning and purpose in life. Please email the Chaplain if you would like to investigate ways of doing this. 

Christian Student Societies

The Christian Union representatives are David Holt ( and Benjamin Kelsey (

The Catholic Chaplaincy representative is Catherine Canning (