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Chapel Services

Members of Peterhouse are warmly invited to join us for weekday and Sunday services as well.

Divine Service during Lent (2021) Full Term 

 

Monday to Friday 

Morning Prayer in Chapel                                   8.15am

Evening Prayer in Chapel                                    5.00pm*

 

Sunday                             

Holy Communion in Chapel**                            9.00am

Sung Evensong in Chapel**                                6.00pm

 

* Please note the earlier time for evening prayer this term. There is no mid-week Evensong service this term.

**  Note: There will be no congregational singing for Sunday services. On Sunday morning and evening, a solo cantor will sing with an accompanist in keeping with government guidelines. 

 

BOOKING FOR SERVICES

College members are not required to sign up in advance to attend daily offices but should email the chaplain for Sunday morning and evening services in advance, ideally by mi-day Friday.

 

LIVESTREAMING SERVICES

Sunday Evensong services will be live-streamed at https://www.pet.cam.ac.uk/content/chapel-livestream.
 

SUNDAY EVENSONG AND GUEST PREACHERS IN TERM

January          24th    The Revd Dr Stephen Hampton, Dean

                      31st    The Rev Dr Andrew Davison, Starbridge Senior Lecturer in Theology and Natural Sciences, Cambridge, and Dean of Chapel, Corpus Christi

February        7th      The Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor, Westminster Abbey

                      14th    The Revd Dr Stephen Hampton, Dean

                      21st       The Revd Jennifer Adams-Massmann, Assistant Chaplain    

                      28th    The Revd Dr Stephen Hampton, Dean

                     

March            7th      The Rt Rev Jonathan Gibbs, Bishop of Huddersfield

                     14th    Passiontide Service

 

SPECIAL SERVICES

January          31st    The Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas) will be observed on this day.

February        5th     The Commemoration of Benefactors will begin at 7.00pm. Our preacher will be Dr Simeon Zahl, Lecturer in Christian Theology at the University of Cambridge.

                      17th    Ash Wednesday will be observed with Morning Prayer plus the Litany and Commination at 8:15 am and Evening Prayer at 5 pm.

March            14th    A Passiontide Service of music, poetry and readings will take place in the Chapel at 6 pm.

 

OTHER EVENTS

Compline (sung night prayer) will take place a few times this term on Zoom. The dates will be shared via email and the Chapel and Choir Facebook pages.

Book Club: If you may be interested in an online Chapel book group (on Zoom), please email the Chaplain. We will choose what to read together. All are welcome, including those wanting to explore religious questions for the first time. 

Confirmation: The Dean will offer a confirmation course in Lent Term (online) as some students have expressed interest. Please contact him for more information.

 

CHARITABLE GIVING

During the Lent Term, the Chapel will support the work of the Cambridge Churches Homelessness Project (CCHP), a local volunteer project of Cambridge churches to provide dinner and a place to sleep in church buildings for rough sleepers in Cambridge in winter. Former Archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt Rev Dr Rowan Williams, is patron. We will not collect money directly at the door, but encourage you to make a personal donation to support them online here: https://www.cchp.org.uk/donations. Thank you.

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