Current Worship and Activities

Chaplaincy Activities and Facilities

The Chaplaincy houses a Christian Chapel and we welcome you to join us for a range of weekly worship and prayer activities, which are open to staff and students of all faiths or none. Please see below for our timetable of regular events.

Further details for each activity are listed below the timetable; alternatively you may contact the relevant host via email.

If you would like to leave a prayer request and have a candle lit on your behalf, or see details of current worship, please see our Virtual Chapel page.

For information on other spaces for prayer and contemplation, including Muslim prayer facilities, please go to: https://students.leeds.ac.uk/prayercontemplationfaithsupport

To make an appointment with a chaplain for faith or pastoral support, email your request to chaplaincy@leeds.ac.uk, or call leaving your contact information: 0113 343 5071

Up-to-date details of Chaplaincy support and activities will be posted on this website and on our social media channels:
– Facebook
– Twitter
– Instagram

Timetable of regular events

Monday Drop-In – Rev. Anthea Colledge 1 – 3pm Emmanuel Centre
Tuesday Drop-In – Rev. Anthea Colledge 1 – 3pm Emmanuel Centre
Breathe Worship in the Quaker Style – Robin Fishwick
Contact: r.fishwick@leeds.ac.uk
1:10 – 1:40pm Claire Chapel
Catholic Mass – Fr. Marc Homsey
Please see the Catholic Chaplaincy website for details at www.uilcc.org.
Contact: m.homsey@leeds.ac.uk
1:15pm Catholic Chapel,
5 St Mark’s Avenue
Queer Space – Rev. Anthea College
(Term-time only)
Contact: a.colledge@leeds.ac.uk
5 – 6pm Zoom
Contact Anthea via email
Wednesday Drop-In – Rev. Samantha Sheehan 10am – 12noon Emmanuel Centre
Mid-week Worship – Rev. Anthea Colledge
Contact: a.colledge@leeds.ac.uk
1:10pm Claire Chapel
Drop-In – Rev. Melvyn Kelly 2 – 4pm Blackboard
International Student Fellowship (ISF)
(Fortnightly – 15th Sept, 29th Sept, 13th Oct, 27th Oct, 10th Nov, 24th Nov , 8th Dec)
Contact: chaplaincy@leeds.ac.uk
5:30 – 6:30pm Emmanuel Centre
Thursday Drop-In – Fr. Marc Homsey 10am – 12noon Emmanuel Centre
Catholic Mass – Fr. Marc Homsey
Please see the Catholic Chaplaincy website for details at www.uilcc.org.
Contact: m.homsey@leeds.ac.uk
1:15pm Catholic Chapel,
5 St Mark’s Avenue
Drop-In – Pr. Kim Chan 2 – 4pm Emmanuel Centre
Leeds Chinese Christian Church: Mandarin Fellowship – Pr. Kim Chan
Contact: k.y.f.chan@leeds.ac.uk
6:30pm Emmanuel Centre
Friday Catholic Mass – Fr. Marc Homsey
Please see the Catholic Chaplaincy website for details at www.uilcc.org.
Contact: m.homsey@leeds.ac.uk
8:30am Catholic Chapel,
5 St Mark’s Avenue
Drop-In – Rev. Samantha Sheehan 10am – 12noon Emmanuel Centre
Prayer of the Heart: Orthodox Reflections – David Ephrem
Contact: d.berryman@leeds.ac.uk
3:30pm Claire Chapel
Leeds Chinese Christian Church: Cantonese and English Fellowship – Pr. Kim Chan
Contact: k.y.f.chan@leeds.ac.uk
6:30pm Emmanuel Centre
Sunday Catholic Mass – Fr. Marc Homsey
Please see the Catholic Chaplaincy website for details at www.uilcc.org.
Contact: m.homsey@leeds.ac.uk
5pm Catholic Chapel,
5 St Mark’s Avenue
Creative Space – Rev. Melvyn Kelly
Leeds Beckett Facebook Group
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Breathe

Quaker style worship. We gather in attentive silence. We may remain silent throughout the meeting but anyone who is moved to speak may do so.

Tuesdays 1:10-1:40pm all year round in Claire Chapel with Robin Fishwick.

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Queer Space@The Chaplaincy 

A space for LGBTQIA+ Christian students and their allies to find faith and fellowship while at university in Leeds.

Tuesdays 5-6pm on Zoom (term-time only) with Rev. Anthea Colledge.

Mid-week Worship

Worship service in the Anglican tradition.

Please see our Virtual Chapel page or Facebook page to see the weekly readings.

Wednesdays at 1:10pm in Claire Chapel with Rev. Anthea Colledge.

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International Student Fellowship

We welcome all students from around the globe to find out about life in the UK, meet new friends and improve your English. We plan a varied programme of activities year-round.

Wednesdays (fortnightly) at 5:30-6:30pm in the Emmanuel Centre.

Chinese Church

Come along to one of our groups to meet new friends, enjoy sharing interests, games and finding out more about the Bible. We are an international group from Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan, speaking Mandarin, Cantonese and English.

Thursdays (Mandarin) and Fridays (Cantonese and English) from 6:30pm at the Emmanuel Centre with Pr. Kim Chan.

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Prayer of the Heart

End the week with meditative reflections in the Orthodox tradition.

Fridays at 3:30pm in Claire Chapel with David Ephrem.

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Catholic Mass

The Catholic Chaplaincy is located a short walk from the universities. Mass is held at 5pm on Sundays weekly during term time, with additional sessions throughout the week for Mass, Confession, Rosary, Stations of the Cross, and other activities. See the Catholic Chaplaincy website for latest details of all activities.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:15pm, Fridays at 8:30am, and Sundays at 5pm year-round, followed by CathSoc social events, with Fr. Marc Homsey