Clare College Cambridge

Term Card

Michaelmas Term 2015



Michaelmas Termcard 2015


Morning Prayer is said every Monday-Thursday at 8.30 a.m.  On Fridays, Morning Prayer is led by members of Christian Union, and followed by breakfast in Buttery.

Silence for meditation and private prayer is kept in Chapel every day from noon until 1.00 p.m.



 is celebrated every Sunday morning at 9.30 a.m. - a simple service with a short address, followed by breakfast in E3.  On Sunday 8 November, we will be joined by members of Trinity Hall for the service in Chapel, and then go there for breakfast.

The Eucharist is also celebrated every Wednesday at 12.30 p.m.



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 21 October

Wednesday 11 November

Wednesday 25 November



Monday 5 October

Matriculation Service

6.00 p.m.

Sunday 18 October

Choral Evensong to commemorate 70th birthday of John Rutter 

5.30 p.m.
6.00 p.m.

Sunday 1 November

Choral Eucharist for All Saints' Day

6.00 p.m.

Monday 2 November

Requiem Eucharist for All Souls' Day

10.00 p.m.

Sunday 8 November

Service for Remembrance Day

 6.00 p.m.

Wednesday 11 November

Remembrance Service

 10.50 a.m.

 Sunday 22 November

 Choral Eucharist for Christ the King

 6.00 p.m.

 Saturday 28 November

 First Advent Carol Service
(admission by ticket only)

6.00 p.m.

 Sunday 29 November

 Second Advent Carol Service
(admission by ticket only)

 6.00 p.m.

 Tuesday 8 December

 Staff and families carol service

 7.30 p.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: £5.50 members of College, £8.50 others. 



Due to heavy demand, tickets for the Advent Carol Services are allocated by ballot. Current College members will be invited to apply for tickets by the Chapel Administrator.  Alumni/ae and members of the public who wish to attend should contact the Chapel Administrator by Wednesday 28 October (email:



On Monday evenings at 7.30 p.m., there will be a short informal reading and discussion group on The Bible and the world's questions led by the Decani Scholar in E3.  Refreshments will be provided and all are very welcome.


11 October

The Dean

18 October

The Revd Robin Griffith Jones FSA
Master of the Temple

25 October

Barry Griffiths
Jimmy's Nightshelter, Cambridge

1 November

PJ Cole
Queen's Young Leader, Director, Lifeline Nehemiah Project

8 November

General The Lord Dannatt GCB, CBE, MC
Former Chief of the General Staff,
Constable of Her Majesty's Tower of London

15 November

Jane Corbin
BBC Journalist and film maker

22 November

The Dean

This term's charity is the Ankawa Foundation. 



THE DEAN, Jamie Hawkey, is responsible for the life of the Chapel and has a general pastoral role in the College.  He is always happy to talk with all members of the College about any matters of concern or interest and can usually be found in E3. In cases of genuine emergency, he can be contacted 24 hours a day through the Porters' Lodge.  

THE DIRECTOR OF MUSIC, Graham Ross, is responsible for music in Chapel. He can be contacted in E4.

THE DECANI SCHOLAR, Arthur Keefer, assists the Dean in the life of the Chapel.  He is completing a PhD in Old Testament studies. 

THE CHAPEL ADMINISTRATOR, Kate Littlechild, works weekday mornings (from 9.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m). She handles all routine Chapel matters.

THE CHOIR ADMINISTRATOR, Alice Halstead, is responsible for all the Choir's external engagements. 

THE ORDINANDS are Edda Wolff, on attachment from Westcott House,  Reid Humble also from Westcott House, and Mark Prybus from Ridley Hall, who is reading for the BTh at Clare.

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 REPRESENTATIVES are Christian Coppa and Olivier Grouille (MCR Representatives, and and Alistair Brown ( and Amy Hull ( (Christian Union Representatives)

The Fisher House Representative
is Jaspreet Singh Boparai (

CHAPLAINS TO THOSE OF OTHER FAITHS are Rabbi Yisroel Malkiel ( and Mrs Elisheva Malkiel (, Jewish Chaplains to the University; Dr Rachael Harris (,
Buddist Chaplain to the University; and Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad ( and Shaykh John Butt (, Moslem Chaplains to the University.


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


Requests for prayer may be left in the Antechapel