Clare College Cambridge

Term Card

Easter Term 2014



Current Chapel Services Card (including music list)













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 18 May we shall meet with members of Trinity Hall for the servicein their Chapel at 9.00 a.m., and then return here for 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 30 April

Wednesday 21 May

Wednesday 11 June




Thursday 1 May

Choral Eucharist for Ss Philip and James,
Apostles and Martyrs

6.15 p.m.

Thursday 29 May 

Choral Eucharist for Ascension Day

6.15 p.m.

Sunday 8 June

Corporate Communion for Pentecost
(see below re Dinner)

6.00 p.m.

Thursday 12 June

Festal Evensong to mark the end of the Academic Year

6.15 p.m.

Wednesday 25 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: £4.50 member of College, £7.50 others.

On Sunday 11 May, there will be a special dinner in Hall when we are joined by the Bishop of Ely.  Tickets for that dinner must be booked with the Chapel Administrator (; tel. 333206) by noon on Thursday 1 May.  The cost for the dinner is £6.50 for members of College, £10.50 for others.

On Sunday 8 June, the Feast of Pentecost, there will be a special dinner in Hall to follow the last Sunday service of the academic year, at which the Chapel community will have an opportunity to say farewell to the Master and Ruth Badger.  Tickets for that dinner must be booked with the Chapel Administrator by noon on Friday 30 May.  The cost for the dinner is £8 for members of College, £12 for others.  Places will obviously be limited and allocated strictly in order of receipt of request.



27 April 

The Rt Revd John Gladwin
Bishop of Chelmsford, 2003-09;
Bishop of Guildford, 1994-2003

4 May

The Master

11 May

The Rt Revd Stephen Conway
Lord Bishop of Ely

18 May 

The Rt Revd the Lord Harries of Pentregarth
Bishop of Oxford, 1987-2006
Gresham Professor of Divinity

25 May

The Rt Revd Dr Peter Selby
Bishop of Worcester, 1997-2007

1 June 


The Rt Revd and Rt Hon the Lord Williams of Oystermouth PC, DD, FBA
Master, Magdalene College 
Dean of Clare, 1984-86
Archbishop of Wales, 1999-2002
Archbishop of Canterbury, 2002-12

8 June

The Dean


This term's charity is Cambridge Family Mediation Service  




THE DEAN, Gregory Seach, is responsible for the running of the Chapel and has a general pastoral role in the College.  He is happy to talk in confidence with all members of the College – of any faith or none – about any matters of concern, interest or curiosity.  He can be found in E3 Old Court (tel: 3-33240; mobile: 07913 490 816; email:  He is generally unavailable on Fridays.


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


THE DECANI SCHOLAR, Alexander Hampton, assists the Dean in the life of the Chapel.  He is completing a PhD in religious aesthetics in romantic period Germany. (


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; 



Reid Humble and Jonathan Lloyd from Westcott House are on attachment at Clare this year; Catriona Cumming and Peter Godden from Westcott House, and Rachel Hilditch from Ridley Hall, are all members of Clare, and in training for ministry.


THE SIR WILLIAM McKIE ORGAN SCHOLAR is Peter Harrison (F6, Old Court;


THE GEORGE LAW ORGAN SCHOLAR is Matthew Jorysz (C19 Castle House, The colony;


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 Philip Leung ( and Sarah Sloss(
The MCR Representative is 
Jamie Klair (
The Fisher House Representative
is Hannah Woolley (


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