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									                       Chaplain: The Revd Jenn Strawbridge
                                    Liddon 10, Room 2901 – Tel (2)72725
                        Chapel Website:

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
Assistant Chaplains
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
Chapel Officers
Euan Grant, Huw Pryce (Undergraduate Chapel Warden); Tom Carpenter, Simon Cuff (Graduate
Chapel Clerks); Leonard Sanderman (Henshall Organ Scholar); Richard Dawson (Junior Organ Scholar)
Chapel Representatives
                     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,
                                                                                                               The Chapel
Mr Simon Whalley.

                                     Chaplain’s Tea
               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.
Daily Offices
   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
                                                                                                                               Synagogues UK

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
                                                                                                                                   Sunday of
   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.

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