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Trinity 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 Trinity 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 (April 26 - Easter 4) Evensong
Cornerstone of Faith - Rev Will Donaldson
Walmisley in D minor, Purcell ‘Remember not, Lord, our offences’

Week 2 (May 3 - Easter 5) Evensong
Chariot of Fire - Rev Andrew Sloane
Gibbons Short, Gibbons ‘This is the record of John’

Week 3 (May 10 - Easter 6) Joint Evensong at University College at 5.45pm
Gift of God – Rev Andrew Gregory, Chaplain at University College

Week 3 (May 14 - Ascension Day – Thursday) Joint Communion service at Wadham with Wadham and University Colleges at 9pm
King of Kings – Rev Will Donaldson

Week 4 (May 17 - Easter 7) Holy Communion
Heart of Christ - Rev Will Donaldson
Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai, Handel ‘Lift up your heads’

Week 5 (May 24 - Pentecost) Evensong
Wind of Heaven - Rev Kate Seagrave
Byrd 2nd, Gorecki  ‘Totus tuus’

Week 6 (May 31 - Trinity Sunday) Evensong
Trinity of Love - Professor Paul Johnson 
Smart in F, Rheinberger ‘Abendlied’

Week 7 (June 7 - Trinity 1) Evensong
Grace of God - Rev Will Donaldson
Tomkins 2nd, Tavener ‘Funeral Ikos’

Week 8 (June 14 - Trinity 2 - Leavers’ Service) Holy Communion
Leaving and returning - Rev Will Donaldson
MacMillan St Anne Mass, Vaughan Williams ‘O how amiable’, Bruckner ‘ Virga Jesse’

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, 9.00-9.15am 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 (