Mansfield College Chapel
Mansfield College Chapel, which is one of the largest in Oxford, is a well loved space. It is central to the life of Mansfield and is used on a daily basis by students, staff and Fellows.
With its inclusive ethos, the work and outreach of the College Chapel demonstrates its commitment to ecumenical worship where all are welcome.
Chapel Services Wednesdays 9.15pm live streamed on the Mansfield College YouTube Channel.
Michaelmas Term 2020: ‘Being Human, Together’
14 Oct - 1 Week
'The Pressure of not worrying' (marking World Mental Health Day 10 Oct)
Preacher: Sarah Farrow (Chaplain)
21 Oct - 2 Week
God’s righteousness and call to rebel (Marking Black History Month)
Preaching: Anthony Reddie (Director of the Oxford Centre for Religion and Culture)
27 Oct - 3 Week
Hope (Marking Black History Month)
Preaching: Nathan Walemba
4 Nov - 4 Week
Preaching: Sarah Farrow (Chaplain)
11 Nov - 5 Week
Preaching: Vincent Elvin
18 Nov - 6 Week
Transgender Day of Remembrance
Reflection: Jenny Scoones
25 Nov - 7 Week
Equality (Evening Prayer led by the Christian Union)
30 Nov - 8 Week
Roman Catholic Mass (6pm)
(Led by University Catholic Chaplaincy – Zoom details to follow)
8 Week Carol Service - details tbc
Mansfield College Chapel: Michaelmas 2020 Term Card: HERE
Getting involved in Chapel
Mansfield College Chapel is an inclusive space where everyone is welcome and all are celebrated and affirmed. Students and staff are encouraged to participate in all aspects of worship which is always ecumenical in its nature. If you are interested in reading or leading prayers, please contact the Chaplain.
Mansfield has an active choir that is open to all and performs at chapel services. If you are interested in the choir, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wed 8-10pm: Choir rehearsal & service
Sun 2-3.30pm: Choir rehearsal
Ellen Walkingshaw: email@example.com
Vincent Elvin: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Revd Sarah Farrow is the College Chaplain and is part of the welfare team. Sarah supports and serves the whole community of the College. Whether in consideration of relationships, work or study
difficulties, spiritual or vocational issues, or for casual discussion, the chaplain is available to speak with staff and students at any time, no matter their faith or philosophy.
Sarah holds an open Listening Ear Drop-In Service every Monday between 2-4pm (for one-to-one meetings with students and staff). Details can be found in the Virtual Quad Please contact Sarah to arrange an alternative time to speak.
Mansfield College Chaplaincy
Mansfield College has its roots in the Nonconformist tradition of the Church. The chaplaincy continues in that tradition, challenging and responding to the needs of the community in which it lives. The chaplaincy also holds special discussion groups such as: Queer Spirituality and Table Talks on Social Justice issues. Details of these meetings can be found in the Virtual Quad.
Welcoming, affirming, inclusive.
Celebrating the diversity of Mansfield College.
Celebrating the sacred in our midst
During this time when we are far apart from one another, the chaplain continues to hold this community in prayer. If you would like to submit any prayer requests (for individuals, places or any other concerns), these will be included in the weekly prayers said by the chaplain for the Mansfield community every Wednesday. Your prayer requests can be submitted here: https://www.mansfield.ox.ac.uk/form/prayer-request-