Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong services take place three times a week during Full Term:

  • Tuesdays, 6.15 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 6.15 p.m 
  • Sundays, 6 p.m. - including a sermon, and followed by drinks and supper. 

Sunday Evensong services are also live-streamed on our Youtube page

For full details of all Chapel services, please see our Chapel Termcard. 

You can find out more about our Choir on their webpages

Special choral services

In addition to the regular weekly rhythm of Choral Evensong, there are special choral services each term.

For Lent Term 2024, these include: 

  • Late-night Compline, sung by the Choir by candlelight, on Wednesday 24 January and Wednesday 13 March at 10 p.m. 
  • A late-night choral Vigil with the Imposition of Ashes to mark Ash Wednesday on Wednesday 14 February at 10 p.m., including Allegri's Miserere
  • A joint choral Evensong, sung with the The Temple Consort of Rugby School on Tuesday 30 January at 6.15 p.m. 
  • A joint choral Evensong, sung with the The Choir of Jesus College on Tuesday 5 March at 6.15 p.m. 
  • A Roman Catholic Mass celebrated in the College Chapel by Fr Paul Keane, the Roman Catholic Chaplain to the University, on Monday 5 February at 6 p.m. 
  • A special service for Passiontide, featuring Stainer's Crucifixion sung in full, on Sunday 10 March, 6 p.m. This service is followed by drinks, and by supper in Hall for those who would like to stay. 

For further details, please see the Chapel Termcard.

Sunday evening speakers

For Sunday services in Lent Term, our sermon theme is 'On the Journey', with visiting speakers reflecting on episodes in the life of Christ as he approaches Jerusalem and the events of Holy Week. Our speakers will consider how Jesus' encounters can help shed light on our own personal journeys through life.  

21 January - A journey of surprises (Mark 8:27-9:1) - Fr Paul Keane, Fisher House

28 January - A journey of glory (Mark 9:2-13) - Professor Simon Gathercole, Faculty of Divinity

4 February - A journey of service (Mark 10:32-45) - Ben Rae, Clare Hall

11 February - A journey of love (John 12:1-8) - Nell Whiscombe, St John the Evangelist

18 February - A journey of triumph (John 12:12-19) - The Dean

25 February - A journey of justice (Mark 11:15-18) - Ally Barrett, St Catharine's College

3 March - A journey of sacrifices (Mark 14:12-31) - Paul Williams, Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham

10 March - Service of Music and Readings for Passiontide - Stainer's Crucifixion

For further details, please see the Chapel Termcard. 

Orders of Service

You can find our Orders of Service book here.

The texts for Introits, Anthems, Psalms and readings can be found in our Pew Booklet.

21 January Vocal & Harp Recital

28 January Organ Recital

4 February Piano Recital

11 February Oboe & Piano Recital

14 February Vigil with Imposition of Ashes

18 February Vocal Recital

25 February Piano Duet Recital

3 March Vocal Recital