Multifaith Chaplaincy Freshers' Week Events
Autumn 2017

You are warmly invited to join us for our events in Freshers' Week. Students of all faiths and none are welcome to come along to any of our events.

All of our events will be hosted by Chaplains from different faith communities, indicated in the left-hand column, and many will be multifaith in nature. We welcome you to join us, whether you're keen to meet new people, find out more about the different faith societies at Exeter, or to chat to one of our Chaplains.







Christian Sunday 
17th Sept
11:30 - 12:30 Catholic Mass Join us for the first Mass of the academic year.

Catholic Chaplaincy,
Boniface House

Christian Sunday 
17th Sept
19:00 - 21:00 Anglican
Welcome Service
Followed by a light supper. All welcome! St Luke's Chapel,
St Luke's Campus
Multifaith Monday 18th
- Sunday 24th 
10:00 - 16:00 Pop-up Lounge To help you settle in, meet the Chaplains and enjoy free drinks and pastries. Come and say hello! Everyone welcome, of all faiths and none. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Buddhist Monday
18th Sept
13:00-14:00 Mindfulness

Come and give it a try.

Queens MR2 & 3, Queen's Building, Streatham Campus
Buddhist Mon
18th Sept
15:00-16:00 Introduction to

For anyone who wants to find out more about Buddhism.

MR2 and 3,
Queen's Building,
Streatham Campus
Christian Mon 
18th Sept
19:00-21:00 'Fusion' - NEW
modern worship
with student
worship bands
Student Christian worship bands followed by non-alcoholic cocktails and light supper. Mary Harris Chapel, Streatham Campus
Multifaith Tues 
19th Sept
14:00-16:00 Devon Cream Teas Cream teas on the Quad at St. Luke's. St Luke's Quad, St. Luke's Campus

19th Sept

19:00-20:30 International
Pudding Club

Come and join the International Welcome Team, INTO staff and the Chaplaincy for an evening of British puddings and traditional games and quizzes. Everyone welcome including non-international students. 

INTO International Study Centre, Streatham Campus
Christian Wed
20th Sept
11:30-14:00 Catholic Society
Join CathSoc for Mass, and get to know the Catholic Chaplaincy over a beer and burger. Vegetarian options available. Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House
Jewish Wed
20th Sept
12:00-14:00 Bagel Brunch** Bagel Brunch in association with the Jewish Society. Balcony Area and Quiet Room, Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian Wed
20th Sept
15:30 Rehearsal for
'Come and Sing'
Choral Evensong
An opportunity to 'Come and Sing' Choral Evensong with the University of Exeter Chapel Choir Rehearsal, all welcome to join in. Mary Harris Memorial Chapel,
Streatham Campus
Jewish Wed
20th Sept
18:00 New Year Service** Service at the Synagogue at 18:45 Meet in the Forum for those wishing to walk
Christian Wed
20th Sept
17:00-18:30 Choral Evensong A short meditative service with the University Chapel Choir including choral music, prayers and short times of reflection. Followed by a Devon Cream Tea! Mary Harris Memorial Chapel,
Streatham Campus
Christian Wed
20th Sept
19:30-22:00 Chapel Choir
Social Evening
A chance to meet the choral scholars and Director of Chapel Music of Exeter University in a more social setting. Everyone welcome! Starting in the Imperial Pub, New North Road
Christian Thurs
21st Sept
12:30-12:50 'Pause for Thought' A time of quiet reflection suitable for students/staff of all faiths and none St Luke's Chapel, St. Luke's Campus
Christian Thurs 
21st Sept
19:30-21:30 Film Night With popcorn and hot chocolate, open to all! Film title to be advertised nearer the time.  St Luke's Chapel, St. Luke's Campus
Christian Thurs 
21st Sept
19:30-22:00 Cathsoc Meet
and Greet Social
Mass followed by a social in the Chaplaincy bar. Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House
Multifaith Thurs
21st Sept
 17:30-19:00 INTO Social Games
Join the Multifaith Chaplaincy team for an evening of games and food tasting. All are welcome, including Non-international students! INTO International
Study Centre, Streatham Campus
Christian Fri
22nd Sept
11:00-14:00 Quaker Labyrinth

The Labyrinth will comprise a taped ‘Maze’ on paving and everyone be invited to join us on a contemplative walk. 

After the event please join the Free Church Chaplains for Tea and Cake.

Outside Forum, (South side by NatWest Bank)
Christian Fri
22nd Sept
12:45-17:00 CathSoc Beach Trip

Meet members of the Catholic Society for a visit to Exmouth, the local beach, and an ice cream or two!

Exmouth Beach (meet outside St. David's railway station)
Multifaith Fri
22nd Sept
12:00-14:00 FREE
Campus Brunch

All are welcome for a free brunch on campus

Piazza (Outside Mary Harris Chapel) by the Old Library, Streatham Campus
Jewish Fri
22nd Sept
19:30-21:30 Jewish
Social Meal**

Join the Jewish community for a friday night meal

Chaplaincy Lounge,
1st Floor,
Old Library,
Streatham Campus
Christian Sun
24th Sept
11:30-12:30 Catholic Mass

Join our community for our weekly Sunday Mass

Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House

24th Sept

Harvest Celebration
and Lunch
You are invited to South Street Baptist Church  for a lunch at which you can meet some of the Free Church Chaplains. Students are also welcome to attend South Street Baptist's Harvest Celebration at 11 am that morning.

 South Street Baptist Church,
South Street,

Christian Sun
24th Sept
19:00-21:00 Holy Communion Service followed by a light supper St. Luke's Chapel, St. Luke's Campus
Christian Sun
24th Sept

Choral Compline


Reflective service of sung evening prayer with the University Chapel Choir.

Followed by a cheese and wine supper in the Peace Garden. Everyone welcome!

Mary Harris Memorial Chapel, Streatham Campus

**Times of Service for Jewish New Year – The Synagogue, Synagogue Place, Mary Archers Street, Exeter EX4 3EX

  • Wednesday 20th September at 6.45pm, Thursday 21st September from 9.30 am, Friday 21st September 10 am.
  • Shabbat: Friday 21st September 6.45pm, Saturday 22nd September 10.30am