The Chapel at Churchill College     LENT TERM

Sundays at 17.45


*January 22  The Baptism of Christ          Inaugural Service and Renewal of Vows

Hope in a Time of Anger                            The Chaplain

January 29     Candlemas                                  Evening Prayer with Lucenarium

A Christian Retirement                               The Chaplain

February 5  Evening Prayer

The Price of Shoes                                        The Rev’d Alison Kennedy

*February 12 Choral Evensong

Wealth and Poverty: How to read the Bible             The Chaplain

February 19 Evening Service

The Rev’d Norman Setchell

*Ash Wednesday, February 22nd  at 8.00 pm           Service of the Word with ashing

Saying Sorry is Difficult                                The Chaplain

*February 26 Choral Evensong and litany

Suffering and why biologists are often atheists       The Chaplain

March 5 Evening Service

Having the Courage of your Convictions                       The Rev’d Gale Richards

*March 12 Music and readings for Passiontide

A Journey Towards Good Friday, with a Glimpse of Easter

(At services marked * the Inter Alios Choir of Churchill & Murray Edwards Colleges will sing.)




Our preachers this Lent term: The Chapel Trustees warmly welcome Rev’d Canon Nigel Cooper. Nigel retired a year ago after 17 years as the University Chaplain to Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, where he remains a Visiting Professor in the Global Sustainability Institute. He is the specialist member for nature conservation and arboriculture on Ely’s Diocesan Advisory Committee for the Care of Churches and a personal adviser to the Bishop of Ely on environmental matters. An Anglican priest, his is an Honorary Canon Emeritus of Ely Cathedral.

The Rev’d Alison Kennedy is the new University Chaplain to ARU in Cambridge. An Anglican priest, before this she was Canon for Worship and Music at Chelmsford Cathedral and Tutor in Theology at St Mellitus College, London.

The Rev’d Norman Setchell is a United Reformed minister and a former army chaplain.

The Rev’d Gale Richards is a Regional Minister for the Eastern Baptist Association, Chair of the Cambridgeshire Ecumenical Council, and an Etheldreda Ecumenical Canon of Ely Cathedral.

The Chapel at Churchill College is ecumenical and provides a locus for all Christian people in the College community. Any Christian group seeking a venue for prayer, Bible study or discussion, and other groups wishing to use the Chapel should approach Dr. Martyn Johnson or the Chaplain.

Please feel free to come to the Chapel at any time for private prayer and as a place for quite reflection. Baptisms, weddings, funerals and memorial services may be arranged by speaking to the Chaplain.


Chairman of Chapel Trustees: Dr Martyn Johnson

Chaplain: Rev’d Nigel Cooper