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Welcome to the Chaplaincy!

We are a multifaith centre for the staff and students of Lancaster University. We are not just here for religious people, we offer facilties for everyone.


Welcome to The Chaplaincy Centre. We are the Centre dedicated for use by the different faith communities of Lancaster University, but you don't have to practise any faith to come and use the Centre for the many different activities that happen each week. We hope you will come and visit us in person as well as looking at our web page.


We run many different events during the year.  To find out more about specific faith events please visit the web pages of each faith group. 

Welcome Week 2018
Wecome to all the new students at Lancaster this year.  Please come and find us at one or more of these events.

5.30pm Mass Catholic Chapel
7pm Evening Worship in the Anglican and Free Church Chapel

Free Soup lunch.  Vegan soup will be served 12-2pm

5.30pm Members of different faith groups are invited to meet to pray together for the new term.  This wil be lead by people of different faiths, just join in with what you are comfortable with.

6pm Multifaith meal, a chance for people of different faith traditions to gather together.  Numbers will be limited for this event please indicate your interest on our Facebook event or by emailing our Secretary

‘Introduction to Meditation and Buddhism’ (a talk by Paul Taylor) in the Quiet Room  5pm – 6.15pm. This will introduce people to Buddhist meditation and practice, to groups on and off campus, and show them the Buddhist meditation room.

8pm Quiz Night, with free light refreshments, AFC Chapel and Concourse 
Come and find us at Freshers Fair during the day and sign up on our contact sheet.

1.15pm Mindfulness in the Anglican and Free Church Chapel

8pm Open Mic Night - details to follow

8pm Ceilidh with Scratch Band in Anglican and Free Church Chapel in conjunction with the Folk Society.  A Ceilidh is a traditional dance, no previous experience needed, we guide you thorugh all the steps. Let us know if you'd like to come along and play an instrument, we welcome new musicians.
Chaplaincy Events
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Keep in touch

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Three Chaplains (details here) look after the day to day running of the Centre under the oversight of the Chair of the Management Committee and the Centre Secretary whose details are in the bar at the bottom of the page.  

The details of the faith advisors and contacts for specific faith groups can be found by clicking the links to the dedicated pages for each group.

Chaplaincy Centre
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YW


Chair of Management:
Prof Katherine Froggatt
Shirley Rawsthorne
Phone: 01524 594071