The Cathedral is our College Chapel and is the vibrant centre of a worshipping community made up of students and staff, people from the city and diocese of Oxford and many international visitors. All members of Christ Church are of course welcome at all Cathedral Services, but there are some services and events that are particularly aimed at students and the college community. For details of all services and events in Hilary Term see our Term Card
Prayer at the Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral is our college chapel and you are warmly invited to share in the beautiful worship. Evensong is sung by the world famous Cathedral Choir most days at 6pm, but most Mondays in term time by the College Choir.
7.15am Morning Prayer
6pm Evensong (Eucharist on Thursdays)
Sunday services are as follows:
8am Holy Communion Book of Common Prayer
8.45am College Communion (term time only, see term card for details of preachers)
9.45am Sung Matins 50 minute service with choir, hymns and sermon
11am Sung Eucharist Choral Eucharist with hymns
6pm Choral Evensong A beautiful choral service with prayers
8pm After Eight Informal contemporary worship with conversation on the theme 'The Future of...'
Special Services in Hilary Term
Compline at 9pm Wednesdays 25th January and 8th March
Taizé at 9pm Wednesdays 1st February and 22nd February
The House Communion Thursday 9th February at 6pm
An opportunity for the whole Christ Church community (staff, students, tutors and canons) to come together in worship and enjoy a wonderful meal in Hall. The College Choir sings and everyone who works, studies and teaches is warmly invited and encouraged to bring friends and families. Invitations will be sent by the Chaplain. Preacher: Jonathan Bartley, Co-leader of the Green Party
God and Natural Order Surely the disciplines of physics, philosophy and faith don't connect? What has ‘God’ to do with the natural order of things? Revd Dr Shaun Henson addresses thorny matters of science and faith on Tuesday 24th January at 5.30pm in Blue Boar Lecture Theatre.
‘Consider the Lilies’ Friday lunchtime pre-lent course reflecting on how the art works of Stanley Spencer, Rembrandt, and Greek iconography can inspire our own faith - with the Chaplain and Fr Robin Gibbons. Every Friday in February from 1-2pm in Killcanon 1. Lunch provided. For more information get in touch with the Chaplain.
Merton Street Vocations Group Those considering ordination are invited to an informal lunch which runs twice a term in Oriel College
Regular events for College Members (term time only)
Every Thursday between 4-5pm - tea/coffee and (home-made) cake in Killcanon 1
Baking - weekly - get in touch with the Chaplain if you'd like to join in (no experience necessary!)
Revd Clare Hayns Killcanon 1 (2)76236 email@example.com
College Choir William Wallace firstname.lastname@example.org
College Sacristan Joshua Hillis email@example.com
Christian Aid Joshua Hillis firstname.lastname@example.org