Clare College Cambridge

Term Card

Michaelmas Term 2014



Michaelmas Termcard 2014













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 9 November we will be joined by members of Trinity Hall for the service in Chapel, and then go there 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 22 October

Wednesday 5 November




Monday 6 October

Matriculation Service

6.00 p.m.

Thursday 16 October

Choral Eucharist for Hugh Latimer,
Bishop, Martyr and distinguished Clare alumnus

6.15 p.m.

Tuesday 28 October

Choral Eucharist for Ss Simon and Jude

6.15 p.m.

Sunday 2 November

Choral Requiem Eucharist for All Souls'

6.00 p.m.

 Sunday 9 November

Service for Remembrance Sunday

 6.00 p.m.

Tuesday 11 November

Remembrance Service

 10.50 a.m.

Wednesday 19 November

Choral Evensong broadcast for BBC 'Choral Evensong'

 3.30 p.m.

Sunday 23 November 

Corporate Communion for Christ the King 

6.00 p.m. 

Saturday 29 November 

First Advent Carols Service 
(admission by ticket only)

6.00 p.m. 

Sunday 30 November

Second Advent Carols Service
(admission by ticket only)

6.00 p.m.


Due to heavy demand, tickets for the Advent Carols Services are allocated by ballot. Current College members will be invited to apply for tickets by the Chapel Administrator. Alumni/æ and members of the public who wish to attend should contact the Chapel Administrator by Wednesday 29 October (email



 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.



12 October 

The Decani Scholar

19 October

The Revd Dr James Walters
Chaplain, London School of Economics and Political Science

26 October

The Revd Benjamin Eadon (CL 2008)
Curate, St Chad's, Group of the Annunciation, Sunderland
Diocese of Durham

2 November

The Dean

9 November

The Lord Wilson of Dinton, G.C.B. (CL 1961, Hon. Fellow 1998)
Master of Emmanuel College, 2002-13
Cabinet Secretary, 1998-2002

16 November


The Very Revd Peter Judd
Dean, Chelmsford Cathedral, 2000-13
Chaplain, Clare, 1976-81

23 November

The Dean


This term's charity is L'Arche Community. L'Arche was founded in 1964 by Jean Vanier in France, and is an international faith community which works with people with learning disabilities.  Currently, there is a L'Arche Community operating in Chesterton, and this term's collection will go to assist that community in their inspiring work.




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, 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 Philip Leung ( and Sarah Sloss(
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