Chapel Services and Groups

Services are broadly according to the rites of the Church of England but all members of Trinity Hall and their guests are very welcome to attend any of the services.

Acting Dean for Lent 2024

The Revd Jennifer Totney is the Acting Dean of chapel for Lent term. As well as charge of chapel, she has pastoral responsibility for the whole college (irrespective of belief). All are welcome to contact her at any time to speak with her about anything in confidence.

Services – Lent Term 2024

Sunday Services

  • 9.30am – Eucharist (Holy Communion), followed by breakfast.
  • 6pm – Choral Evensong, followed by drinks in Room C3

Weekday Services

8.30-8.45am – The chapel is set aside for morning prayer each day of the week.

Any member of College, their families and guests, are welcome to attend any service in chapel, irrespective of their beliefs.

Speakers at Sunday evening services this term

The Revd Dr Beth Cope
Pioneer Minister for Northstowe

The Rt Revd Christopher Foster
Honorary Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Bath and Wells and an alumnus of Trinity Hall

Dr James Cochran
Ordinand at Westcott House attached to the Chapel at Trinity Hall

Dr Pavlina Kasparova
Director of Studies at the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion and a Research Associate at the Margaret Beaufort Institute of Theology

The Rt Revd Dr Andrew Rumsey
Bishop of Ramsbury in the Diocese of Salisbury

The Revd Sarah Tan
Managing Chaplain of HM Prison Littlehey

Stephen Plant

Chapel Members

Stephen Plant has been Dean and Chaplain at Trinity Hall since 2010. Before coming to the College he worked in local ministry in West London and in Hertfordshire, and taught theology in the Universities of Durham and Cambridge.

The Dean of Chapel: The Revd Dr Stephen Plant
Director of Chapel and College Music: Andrew Arthur
Third-Year Organ Scholar: Charlotte Wan (ctwy2)
Second-Year Organ Scholar: Jack Heron (jh2406)
First-Year Organ Scholar: Jennifer Jin (jj606)
Ordinand on attachment: James Cochran and Harri England

The Chapel Choir

The Chapel Choir sing Choral Services on Thursdays and Sundays throughout Full Term. Those wishing to join the choir should contact the Director of Music, Andrew Arthur. His room is E1, his network phone is (3)32549 and you can email him.

Christian Union

The Christian Union is an independent student group which consists of Christians in College who meet regularly to study the bible, pray together and enjoy fellowship with each other. Its members seek to explain the Christian faith to members of College.

A number of charities are supported each term by collections taken during Chapel services. Generally we aim to support an international charity, a national charity and a local charity. We are always willing to consider suggestions for suitable beneficiaries who are registered UK charities; please contact the chapel council secretary if you wish to make a suggestion.

Christian Cambridge Website carries information on college chapels and on various Christian events in Cambridge.

The Church of St Edward, King and Martyr, situated between King’s Parade and the Guildhall, is the College church in town. St Edward’s was given to Trinity Hall in 1446 by Henry VI and has a unique ecclesiastical status. The Vicar-Chaplain is the Revd Dr Mark Scarlata. The congregation is always pleased to welcome any member of Trinity Hall to any service at St Edward’s.

Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage

If you are thinking about one or more of these, please contact the Dean.