Multifaith Chaplaincy Freshers' Week Events
Autumn 2019

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.

Our events will be hosted by different faiths, as indicated in the left-hand column. We welcome you to join us, whether you're keen to meet new people, find out more about places of worship or faith societies at Exeter, or to chat to one of our Chaplains.

Muslim students wishing to find further details on prayer times and the Mosque, please visit http://exetermosque.org.uk/

Faith

Date

Time

Event

Description

Location

Christian (Catholic) Sun 15th Sept 11:30 - 12:30 Catholic Mass Join us for the first Mass of the academic year.

Catholic Chaplaincy,
Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus

Christian Sun 15th Sept 19:00-21:00

Welcome Service at 

St. Luke's Chapel

Join us at 7pm for a pasta supper, followed by an informal service in the Iona tradition, led by some of the Christian Chaplains.  St. Luke's Campus Main Entrance
Multifaith Mon 16th Sept 10.00-16:00pm

Pop-up Lounge

To help you settle in, meet the Chaplains and say hello. Everyone welcome, of all faiths and none. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Christian Mon 16th Sept  12:00 - 12:00 The Blessing Chair Christian blessing will be given to any students or staff who wish to receive it. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Quaker Mon 16th Sept 11:00-13:00

Meet the Quaker 

Chaplain 

Come and meet the Quaker Chaplain and members of the Exeter Quaker Society and enjoy a piece of cake as you chat. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Christian Mon 16th Sept 8:30-9:00

Early Morning Holy 

Communion

Start your Freshers' week with a quiet service of Holy Communion in St. Luke's Chapel followed by coffee and bacon (& veggie alternative) sandwiches. All welcome

St. Luke's Campus Main Entrance

Multifaith Mon 16th Sept 12:30-14:00 Lunch in the Chapel

Soup and bread lunch (veggie and vegan options available).  all students and staff welcome.

St. Luke's Campus Main Entrance
Buddhist Mon 16th Sept 13:00-14:00 Mindful
Meditation

Introduction to Mindful Meditation a secular, non-religious approach to mindfulness - Come along and give it a try.

Room 1B, Queen's Building, Streatham Campus
Quaker Mon 16th Sept 14:30-15:30

Mental Awareness Clay 

Workshop

Led by the Quaker Chaplain, followed by tea and cake.

Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus
Buddhist Mon 16th Sept 15:00-16:00 Introduction to
Buddhism

For anyone who wants to find out more about Buddhism.


Room 1B, Queen's Building,
Streatham Campus
Multifaith Mon 16th Sept 19:00-21:00 Film Night! With popcorn, non-alcoholic drinks and snuggly blankets to keep you warm. Enjoy 'The Greatest showman' in the gorgeous surroundings of our Chapel Mary Harris Memorial Chapel,
Streatham Campus
Multifaith Tues 17th Sept 10:00 - 16:00 Pop-up Lounge To help you settle in, meet the Chaplains  and say hello. Everyone welcome, of all faiths and none. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Christian Tues 17th Sept 12.45-13:15 Holy Communion Holy Communion in the Church of England tradition. Mary Harris Memorial Chapel,
Streatham Campus
Bahá'í

Tues 17th Sept

14:00-15:00

 

19:00-21:00

Come and meet our 

Bahá'í Chaplain

Introduction to Bahá'í

An opportunity for an informal chat and information session

Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus

Christian (Catholic)

Tues 17th Sept

15:00-15:30

Rosary at the Catholic

Chaplaincy

 

Catholic Chaplaincy,
Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus
Christian (Catholic)

Tues 17th Sept

19:00-22:00

Meet and Greet with

the Catholic Chaplaincy 

and Cathsoc

enjoy a social evening

Ram Bar, Devonshire House, Streatham Campus
Multifaith

Tues 17th Sept

19:00-20.30 International Student
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

Multifaith

Wed 18th Sept

8:30-9:30

Breakfast with the 

Chaplains

 

Join members of the Chaplaincy team for a continental breakfast at the Chaplaincy Hub and let us know how your Freshers' week has been going.

Chaplaincy Hub, ground Floor, The Old Library, Streatham Campus

Multifaith Wed 18th Sept 10:00-16:00

Pop-up Lounge

To help you settle in, meet the Chaplains and say hello. Everyone welcome, of all faiths and none. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Christian Wed 18th Sept 10:30 - 12:00 Introduction to the Bible For international students by a Chaplain from Korea. Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus
Jewish Wed 18th Sept 12:00-14:00 Bagel Brunch enjoy fresh bagels and meet members of the Jewish Society  Balcony Area, Quiet Room, (Room 111) Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian
(Catholic)
Wed 18th Sept 11:30-14:00 Catholic Society
BBQ
Join us for Mass, and then get to know the Catholic Chaplaincy over a beer and burger. Vegetarian options available. Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus
Quaker Wed 18th Sept 15:00-17:00

Trip to the Community

Garden

Join us for a walk to the Community Garden with the Quaker Chaplain, followed by tea and cake. All welcome Meet at the Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian
(Church of England /
Anglican)
Wed 18th 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
Christian
(Church of England /
Anglican)
Wed 18th Sept 17:00-18.30

Choral Evensong

Join us for Choral evensong followed by tea and cake Mary Harris Memorial Chapel,
Streatham Campus
Christian
(Church of England /
Anglican)
Wed 18th 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 very welcome (you don't need to be a person of faith in order to join the choir). Starting in the Imperial Pub, New North Road
Christian Thurs 19th Sept 11:00-13:00 The Blessing Chair Christian blessing will be fiven to any students or staff who wish to receive it. The Forum, Streatham Campus
Christian
(Catholic)
Thurs 19th Sept 11:30-16:00 CathSoc Beach Trip Meet members of the Catholic Society (CathSoc) for a visit to Exmouth, the local beach and an ice cream or two! - All welcome Meet outside the Imperial Pub at 11.30
Christian Thurs 19th Sept  14:00-16:30 Home away from Home An afternoon of tea, cake, games and friendly conversation for International and UK students. Fresher's week can be exciting, loud and overwhelming! This is a great way to practise your English, make friends and find out more about life in Exeter.  Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian Thurs 19th Sept 18:00-20:30

Anglican/Baptist/Methodist

Chaplaincy Welcome

Come and join some of the Chaplains for pizza and board games in the Quiet Room.  Feel free to drop in.  We are a group of Christian Chaplains working together Ecumenically.  We would love to meet you whatever your belief or background Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian
(Catholic)
Thurs 19th Sept 19:30-22:00

Mass followed by
the CathSoc Meet
and Greet Social

Mass followed by a social in the Chaplaincy bar. Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus

Multifaith

Fri 20th Sept 8:30-9:30 Breakfast with the Chaplains Join members of the Chaplaincy team for a continental breakfast at the Chaplaincy Hub and let us know how your Freshers' week has been going. Chaplaincy Hub, ground Floor, The Old Library, Streatham Campus
Christian (Catholic) Fri 20th Sept 12:00-12:30

Rosary at the Catholic

Chaplaincy

 

Catholic Chaplaincy,
Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus
Jewish Fri 20th Sept 14:00-16:00

An introduction to Biblical

Hebrew 

with the Jewish Chaplain, all welcome

Quiet Room (Room 111), Old Library, Streatham Campus
Jewish Fri 20th Sept 18:00

Guided walk to the Exeter 

Synagogue

with the Jewish Chaplain for the 18.45 service

Meet at the Forum,(south Piazza entrance)
Jewish Sat 21st Sept 9:45

Guided walk to the Exeter 

Synagogue

with the Jewish Chaplain for the 10.30 service  Meeet at the Forum,(south Piazza entrance)
Christian
(Catholic)
Sat 21st Sept 19:30 - 22:00

Film Night at the
Catholic Chaplaincy

Join us for Films and a social.

Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus
Christian
(Catholic)
Sun 22nd Sept 11:30-12:30 Catholic Mass

Join our community for our weekly Sunday Mass

Catholic Chaplaincy, Boniface House, Glenthorne Road, Streatham Campus
Christian

Sun 22nd Sept

12:30-17:30

Free Trip to Buckfast Abbey

With the Anglican Chaplain. Freshers and returning students/staff very welcome. Email h.alderson@exeter.ac.uk to guarantee a seat.  Bring a packed lunch or money to buy lunch from the cafe.

Meet at Mary Hassis Chaepl, Streatham Campus

Christian
(Church of England /
Anglican)
Sun 22nd Sept  19:00-19:45

Choral Compline

Reflective service of sung evening prayer with the University Chapel Choir. Followed by a cheese and wine supper, all welcome.

Mary Harris Memorial Chapel, Streatham Campus