Chaplaincy

Welcome to the Chaplaincy

Welcome to the University of Bath! Nigel Rawlinson - University Chaplain
Welcome to the University of Bath! Nigel Rawlinson - University Chaplain

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 and no faith - 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  
Email: chaplaincy@bath.ac.uk  
 
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  
 
If you would like to be kept up to date with chaplaincy news and events, subscribe to our weekly email. Write to n.rawlinson@bath.ac.uk  

What's new

Europe Refugees 2017 - lecture with video

Europe Refugees 2017 - lecture with video

Guest speaker Dav Khayatian of Refugee Art Trail, gives an eye-witness account of helping refugees arriving in Lesbos after surviving the deadly sea-crossing from Turkey, at the University of Bath, November 2017. Europe Refugees 2017 from University of Bath on Vimeo.

The Presence - to illustrate the sermon at St John's 29-01-17

The Presence - to illustrate the sermon at St John's 29-01-17

Here we see a Communion service going on around the high altar. People are there standing together, and there is space - the door is still open for others to join them. (I think that some churches close the door so others cannot get in!) The presence of God is there, shown by the light. In the...

Sanctuary - Every Monday  1.20 - 1.50pm

Sanctuary - Every Monday 1.20 - 1.50pm

Sanctuary is for staff and postgraduate students. It is a new, weekly lunchtime meeting, in the Chaplaincy on Mondays, from 1.20 to 1.50pm. It includes a bible reading, silence, reflective music and a closing prayer. We will celebrate communion once a month. An invitation to come, relax...

Vigil for OUR World (VOW) - drop in - every Tuesday from 6-7pm

Vigil for OUR World (VOW) - drop in - every Tuesday from 6-7pm

Our world is a complex place, and fragile. For some there is a fearfulness in the air. There is a new uncertainty. For others there are questions. Home, whether abroad or in this country, can seem far away. Emotional distance can feel as far away as many miles. Vigil for OUR World is an hour of...

Notice board

Muslim prayer rooms

Muslim prayer rooms

A Muslim Prayer room is established in Norwood House 4 South. If students or visitors to campus need access please inquire at University security - which is open 24/7, providing your library card if you are a student or staff member. More details available here:...

Where are we?

The Chaplaincy is at the bottom of the steps to the right of the Library.

Location map of the Chaplaincy

What's on today

Fridays in the vacation

12.15 to 1.15 pm
James Davenport Group

More regular weekly events...

 

Thought for the week

May the God of Hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit
St Paul, an apostle: Romans 15: 13.

Mission statement

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.