Chaplain: The Revd Jenn Strawbridge
Liddon 10, Room 2901 – Tel (2)72725
Chapel Website: www.keble.ox.ac.uk/life/chapel
The Chaplain is availab to all members of the College and can be consulted confidentially on welfare
or religious matters. She has information on other sources of support and is able to assist with
appropriate referrals. Most weekdays and Sunday Jenn is in College and can be contacted by
telephone or email
Director of Music
Mr Simon Whalley
The Revd David Neaum, Associate Priest at the University Church
The Revd Canon Dr Angus Ritchie, Director of the Contextual Theology Centre in East London
Euan Grant, Huw Pryce (Undergraduate Chapel Warden); Tom Carpenter, Simon Cuff (Graduate
Chapel Clerks); Leonard Sanderman (Henshall Organ Scholar); Richard Dawson (Junior Organ Scholar)
Hrisca-Munn, Emily Tolhurst (Christian Union College Reps)
Peter Barkat, Cornel Hrisca
Want to get involved?
Volunteers are always needed to offer hospitality, read lessons, lead intercessions, preach at Evensong,
and serve at the altar If you would like to contribute to the life of the Chapel in this way, please see any
of the Chapel leaders or the Chaplain. The Chapel Choir makes a valuable contribution to the musical
life of the whole college and welcomes si
singers of all faiths and none. Please see Director of Music,
Mr Simon Whalley.
Thursday of weeks 2-4-6-8 in the Chaplain’s Study (L10, 2901).
Drop by anytime between 5.00-6.00pm. After a long week in term,
who doesn’t need some tea and a piece of cake (or three)?
Can the West Live What is Prayer? Chapel Retreat
with Islam? Join us lunchtimes on Thursdays Mark your diaries for
A debate featuring of weeks 3-5-7 for a time of a week away in
Nigel Biggar study and discussion on prayer. Devon with lots of
Hilary Term 2012
(Regius Professor of Moral and space for walking,
Pastoral Theology, Oxford) What is it? How do we pray?
reading, cooking, and
and Timothy Winter 1.00-2.00pm
(Sheikh Zayed Lecturer in praying.
Thursdays Weeks 3-5-7
Islamic Studies, Cambridge) Bring your lunch, too.
Tues, 7 February More details on the March 12-15
(4th Week) 4.30pm Chapel Noticeboard
N (9th Week)
The Chapel is open each day as a place for prayer. Services in Chapel are open to all College members
and staff, their guests and friends. Our services are according to those of the Church of England, but all
are welcome to participate in our worship, regardless of tradition or denomination.
5.30pm (except otherwise)
Sung Eucharist (except where stated otherwise)
WEEKDAYS Each Sunday the College community gathers to celebrate the presence of
Christ in Word and Sacrament. We hear readings from Scripture and a
sermon and receive communion. Keble College Chapel Choir sings the
Unless indicated on the notice board, all daily services during term are as below.
All evening services finish in time for dinner in Hall. setting of the service and an anthem; the congregation joins in hymns and
the psalm. All are welcome. Refreshments are available after the service.
Morning Prayer at 8.15am followed by breakfast
Evening Prayer at 6.30pm (Monday and Friday) 15 January 2nd Sunday of Epiphany
Compline by Candlelight with Keble College Choral Scholars at 9.00pm (Thursday) Preacher: The Chaplain
Holy Eucharist After dinner, all are most welcome to a Chapel Party in the ARCO Building.
Holy Eucharist at 6.30pm (Tuesday and Thursday)
Holy Eucharist is also celebrated on all major Holy Days as indicated each week on the Chapel notice board. 22 January 3rd Sunday of Epiphany
Preacher: Chloe Kingdon
Choral Evensong (with Keble College Chapel Choir)
Ordinand on placement from Ripon College, Cuddesdon and appointed curate to the
Wednesdays at 6.00pm
Winsmoor Benefice in the Bath & Wells Diocese.
Student preachers will offer homilies at the following Evensongs this term:
Wednesday of 2nd Week, 3rd Week, 4th Week, 7th Week
29 January Holocaust Memorial Service
Speaker: Rabbi Jonathan Wittenberg
SPECIAL SERVICES Rabbi of the New North London Synagogue and Senior Rabbi of the Assembly of Masorti
Holocaust Memorial Service, Sunday 29th January (3rd Week), 5.30pm
( Week 5 February University Sermon and Evensong
A service for Holocaust Memorial Day that brings together Christian and Jewish communities in Preacher: The Revd Jonathan Woodhouse
Oxford. The OxfordShir Choir will join Keble College Chapel Choir for this annual day of Chaplain General to HM Land Forces
prayer and remembrance.
Mitre Club Evensong and Black Tie Dinner, Monday 30th January (3rd Week)
( 12 February 2nd Sunday before Lent
Preacher: The Revd Philip Corbett SSC
The annual Chapel Black Tie dinner begins with Evensong at 6.45pm and is followed by dinner in
Priest Librarian and Chaplain at Pusey House, Oxford
Hall with the infamous hat competition. Look for an invitation in 1 st Week.
‘The F Word’ Art Exhibit for Arts Week at Keble (5th Week) 19 February Sunday next before Lent
The Chapel will be hosting ‘The F Word’ for Arts Week, a world renowned exhibit on Preacher: The Revd Canon Dr Angus Ritchie
Forgiveness featuring pictures and stories of reconciliation and forgiveness. Director of the Contextual Theology Centre in London and Assistant Chaplain for
Social Action at Keble College
Corporate Communion, Wednesday 15th February (5th Week), 7.00pm
A service that gathers together Christians from across the College, as well as many members of
27 February 1st Sunday of Lent
Keble parishes, for a sung Eucharist followed by a festive dinner in Hall at 8.15pm. The preacher
Preacher: Dr Mark Philpott
for this gathering will be The Revd Philip North, Team Rector of the Old St Pancras Team in
Principal and Senior Tutor, Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Oxford and
London and Advisor for the TV Series Rev.
Senior Lecturer at Keble College
Ash Wednesday, Wednesday 22nd February (6th Week), 6.00pm
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a season of preparation to celebrate the central 4 March 2nd Sunday of Lent
mysteries of the Christian faith, the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Come and begin Lent Preacher: The Chaplain
with this powerful service that includes the imposition of ashes.