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Hilary Term Chapel Services

Our main act of worship is usually Choral Evensong on Sunday evenings at 5.45-6.45pm in term time. Members of the congregation are invited for pre-dinner drinks in the Alington Room after Sunday evening services.

Services for Hilary Term are as follows:

13 January: Sung Eucharist
Epiphany: The Baptism of Christ
The Chaplain

20 January: Choral Evensong
The Revd Dr Philip Lockley

Philip Lockley is Curate of St Clement’s Church, Oxford. Before ordination he was British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in the Oxford Faculty of Theology and Religion, and taught church history and historical theology at Trinity College. His publications centre on religious experience and early industrial capitalism, including Christian thought on property, society and doubt. Among them are Visionary Religion and Radicalism in early industrial England (2012) and Protestant Communalism in the Trans-Atlantic World, 1650-1850 (2019).

27 January: Choral Evensong
The Chaplain

3 February: Choral Evensong
Candlemas: The Presentation of Christ in the Temple
The Revd Rachel Gibson

Rachel Gibson is Rector of St Clement’s Church, Oxford, having previously worked for churches in Chorleywood. Before ordination, Rachel worked for 17 years in the Civil Service. During this time she was Private Secretary to three Secretaries of State and coordinated the UK Government’s approach to the World Trade Organisation and its international Science Policy. Rachel studied Physics at Somerville College, for an MBA at Cranfield, and Theology at Ridley Hall in Cambridge.

10 February: Choral Evensong
Brother Jacob CR

Jacob Pallett CR is an Anglican monk and a member of the monastic Community of the Resurrection at Mirfield in Yorkshire. He is one of several monks and nuns who are in Oxford this week to share their experience of monastic life and spirituality. Further details at: www.lifetogetheroxford.org

17 February: Choral Evensong
The Revd Canon Professor Sarah Foot

Sarah Foot is the Regius Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Oxford and a residentiary Canon of Christ Church Cathedral; she held that post from 2007 as a lay canon, but was ordained deacon and priest in 2017. Her publications include Veiled Women (2000); Monastic Life in Anglo-Saxon England (2006) and Æthelstan: the First King of England (2011). She is currently working on a biography of the Venerable Bede.

24 February: Choral Evensong and University Sermon
The Very Revd Professor Martyn Percy

Martyn Percy is the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. He writes and teaches on Christianity and contemporary culture, modern ecclesiology and pastoral theology, and is a member of the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford, a Tutor for the Said Business School, and Professor of Theological Education at King’s College, London. Recent books include Anglicanism: Confidence, Commitment and Communion (2013), The Futures of Anglicanism: Contours, Currents, Charts (2017) and the Oxford Handbook of Anglican Studies (2015). His devotional writings include Darkness Yielding (2009), The Bright Field (2014) and Untamed Gospel (2017). Martyn also holds a number of roles in public life. He has served as a Commissioner of the Direct Marketing Authority, and is an Advisor to the British Board of Film Classification and a Director of the Advertising Standards Authority.

3 March: Readings and Music of the Passion
The Chaplain

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