We are delighted to welcome you to services in Selwyn Chapel, which are open to all.
10.30am College Communion
A service of the Eucharist with readings, prayers, a short address and a sharing in communion. After this service everyone who has taken part shares brunch together in Hall.
6pm Choral Evensong with a guest speaker
A beautiful traditional service of music, prayers and readings sung by our full choir with an address from a guest preacher. This is followed by drinks and chapel supper.
Morning prayer is said at 8.45am, Monday to Thursday throughout term.
Choral Evensong is conducted at 6.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout term (the days of Formal Hall) and provides a space of reflection after the working day. A microsermon by a student, choir member or fellow is preached on Tuesdays.
Special Services for Lent Term 2024
CHORAL EUCHARIST for the Feast of the Presentation, or Candlemas, with procession around Old Court and blessing of candles will take place on Sunday 28 January at 6pm.
PATTESON TALK To launch our ecological responsibility initiative in Chapel there will be a talk on climate change, community science and the Church in the Solomon Islands, an area of the world with which Selwyn has a particular connection, and which helps highlight for us the global impact of climate change. Tuesday 6 February at 5pm.
SHROVE TUESDAY PANCAKES will be served as part of the Tuesday Welfare Tea (3pm Weeks 3-6) on Tuesday 13 February 3-4.30pm in the Borradaile Room. Feast before fast!
CHORAL EUCHARIST for Ash Wednesday with Imposition of Ashes will take place on Wednesday 14 February at 6pm. The Choir will sing Allegri’s famous setting of Psalm 51.
COMPLINE BY CANDLELIGHT in Latin takes place Wednesday 6 March at 9.30pm.
ROMAN CATHOLIC MASS will be celebrated in Chapel on Monday 11 March at 6pm.
CHAPEL RETREAT Three days of talks, walks and peace over the Easter Vacation at the beautiful Launde Abbey in Leicestershire, Friday 12th- Sunday 14th April. Accommodation and meals provided for a heavily subsidised rate. Do get in touch to express your interest.
CONFIRMATION PREPARATION If you have not been confirmed, or indeed baptised, and you would like to consider this step the Dean and Chaplain would love to speak to you and help you think it through! Service of Confirmation, Sunday 19 May at 6pm.
All Choral Services are livestreamed here.
Past services and orders of service can be found in the archive below.
Videos, Livestreams and Notice Sheets for past services
If you wish to follow our regular Evensongs, please use these Orders of Service
Lent Term 2024 Chapel Services
Michaelmas Term 2023 Chapel Services
Thursday 5 October - Choral Evensong
Sunday 1 October - Freshers' Welcome Service