Clare College Cambridge

Term Card

EasterTerm 2015



Easter Termcard 2015













8.15 a.m. Morning Prayer


8.15 a.m. Morning Prayer


8.15 a.m. Morning Prayer



8.15 a.m. Morning Prayer


8.00 a.m. Morning Prayer


6.15 p.m. Evening Prayer


6.15 p.m. Choral Evensong


12.45 p.m. Midday Prayer

5.00 p.m.  Evening Prayer


6.15 p.m. Choral Evensong


6.15 p.m.  Evening Prayer

On Fridays, Morning Prayer is led by members of Christian Union, and followed by breakfast in Buttery.

The Chapel will be silent for meditation and private prayer DAILY from noon to 1.00 p.m.  On Wednesdays the silence ends when Midday Prayer is offered at 12.45 p.m.




Sunday at 9.30 a.m.
Holy Communion is celebrated every Sunday morning at 9.30 a.m. - a service for all in Clare, with hymns and a homily, followed by breakfast in E3. On 17 May we welcome members of Trinity Hall to our service, followed by breakfast.




Tuesday and Thursday at 6.15 p.m. Sunday at 6.00 p.m.
The College Choir leads this service of readings, psalms and prayer three times a week. 

 On Sunday a sermon is preached (see next page) and Dinner in Hall follows. 




A candle-lit service of sung prayer “at the end of the day”.

Wednesday 29 April

Wednesday 20 May

Wednesday 10 June




Thursday 14 May

Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

6.15 p.m.

Sunday 24 May

Choral Eucharist for Pentecost

6.00 p.m.

Sunday 31 May

Festal Evensong for Trinity Sunday

6.00 p.m.

Tuesday 2 June

Choral Eucharist for Corpus Christi

6.15 p.m.

Thursday 11 June

Festal Evensong to mark the end of the Academic Year

 6.15 p.m.

Wednesday 24 June

Graduation Service (admission by ticket only)

 11.15 a.m.



 The Sunday Evening Service is preceded by a recital, a preparation for worship, at 5.30 p.m. Visitors are welcome.  Members of College are asked to wear gowns. This service is followed by drinks and supper in Hall, to which all who attend Chapel are warmly invited (subject to places available). Cost: £5 member of College, £8 others. On Sunday 7 June, the final Sunday of the academic year, there will be a special dinner in Hall after the service. Tickets for that dinner must be booked with the Chapel Administrator ( ; tel. 333206) by noon on Friday 29 May.  The cost for the dinner is £6.55 for members of College, £10.55 for others.


EASTER READING GROUP: Thomas Traherne's Centuries and Poems

All are most welcome to a weekly group focusing on Thomas Traherne (1636-74), a poet and theologian who aspires to the 'Mysteries of Felicitie' so central to Eastertide.  Readings will vary from week to week; come to as few or many as you wish.   Meetings are held on Tuesdays in E3, Old Court,  at 8.00 p.m., beginning on 28 April. Please contact the Decani Scholar Evan King for readings and further information.



26 April

The Decani Scholar

3 May

The Rt Revd Stephen Platten
Rector of St Michael's, Cornhill; formerly Bishop of Wakefield

10 May

The Rt Revd John Gladwin
Formerly Bishop of Guildford and Bishop of Chelmsford

17 May

The Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick
Bishop of Lynn

24 May

The Revd Alice Goodman
Rector of Fulbourn and The Wilbrahams Parish Churches

31 May

The Very Revd Frances Ward
Dean of St Edmundsbury

7 June

The Acting Dean


This term's collections are going to CAMFED  (Campaign for Female Education)  working in impoverished areas of Africa where girls' education is scarce.  




THE ACTING DEAN, Peter Judd, is responsible for the running of the Chapel and has a general pastoral role in the College.  He is happy to talk with all members of the College about any matters of concern or interest and can normally be found in E3 Old Court on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2-4.30 p.m. (tel: 3-33240; email:  


THE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, Graham Ross, is responsible for music in Chapel. He can be contacted in E4 (tel: 3-33264;


THE DECANI SCHOLAR, Evan King, assists the Dean in the life of the Chapel.  He is completing a PhD on the formation of Platonic theology in Dominican schools of the Rhineland in the later Middle Ages.  (


THE CHAPEL ADMINISTRATOR, Kate Littlechild, works weekday mornings (from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m). She handles all routine Chapel matters. Her office is in B1 (3-33206;


THE CHOIR ADMINISTRATOR, James Proctor, is responsible for all the Choir's external engagements.  He may be contacted on 3-33206; 



Jonathan Lloyd from Westcott House is on attachment at Clare this year, while Reid Humble from Westcott House, and Rachel Hilditch from Ridley Hall, are members of Clare, and in training for ministry.


THE SIR WILLIAM McKIE ORGAN SCHOLAR is Matthew Jorysz (F6, Old Court;


THE GEORGE LAW ORGAN SCHOLAR is Anthony Daly  (T1, Ashby Court;


THE CHAPEL WARDENS look after the running of Chapel services and events. They meet for lunch from 1.00 p.m. on Tuesdays in E3 to plan the coming week.


CHAPEL READERS:  any who would like to offer to read in Chapel should speak to the Dean or one of the Chapel Wardens.


The Christian Union Representatives
are Alistair Brown ( and Amy Hull (
The MCR Representative is 
Jamie Klair (
The Fisher House Representative
is Jaspreet Singh Boparai (


the Chaplains to Jewish students are Rabbi Yisroel Malkiel ( and Mrs Elisheva Malkiel (
Chaplains to Muslim students are Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad ( and Shaykh John Butt (
the Chaplain to Buddhist students is Dr Rachael Harris (


The Chapel Web Pages can be found at    Visitors are welcome at all Chapel services


Requests for prayer may be left in the Antechapel