Welcome to the Chaplaincy
Support and care, space and prayer in the heart of the Campus
The Chaplaincy is both a place and a team of people. We are here for people of all faiths or none - all students and staff, to offer counsel, advice or just a listening ear. Feel free to pop in any time.
Phone: 01225 386458 (Internal 6458)
Duty Chaplain: 07966 341370
During term time there is usually a chaplain available on week days between 10.00 am and at least 5.00 pm.
This website is currently being reviewed and updated. Please let us know if you find any errors
The Chaplaincy is at the bottom of the steps to the right of the Library.
Mondays in term time
8.30 to 9.00 am
Christian Union morning prayer meeting.
1.20 to 1.50 pm
Sanctuary for Staff and Post-Graduate Students (SSPGS) is a new, weekly lunchtime meeting, in the chaplaincy (next to the library) on Mondays, from 1.20 to 1.50. We are starting on Monday 28th November. Simple in format, it will include a bible reading, silence, reflective music and a closing prayer. We will celebrate communion once a month.
6.15 to 7.00 pm
Lectio Divina. This happens about twice a month. Check Cathsoc website for details. Open to all of any tradition, Lectio Divina is a prayerful way to read the Scriptures and of encountering Christ.
More regular weekly events...
The Chaplaincy exists:
1) to serve the spiritual and religious needs of the University Community;
2) to provide pastoral care and friendship for all staff and students of the University;
3) to enhance the learning experience through exploration of faith, peace and justice.