Forthcoming Events

Sunday 4 November. Setting God Free: Does Religion Limit Our Conception of God? is the question that our preacher (chapel member Steve Hodges) has set himself to answer. After the service: a lunchtime discussion of the theme at the University Club in Mansfield Road, 1pm-2pm. All welcome; bring sandwiches.

Sunday 11 November. Remembrance Sunday service,, led by chapel member Bert Clough, on the centenary of the culmination of the First World War, in which 10 million combatants and 8 million civilians lost their lives.

Sunday 18 November. What Francis of Assisi Has to Offer to the Twenty-first Century is the title of today's sermon, by Brother Joseph Emmanuel, an Anglican monk and member of the Order of St Francis. The service will be followed by the Annual General Meeting of the Chapel Society.

Sunday 25 November. Change and Re-invention is the theme of this service, led by Roberta Wedge, a member of the Newington Green Unitarian congregation. People of all ages are invited to attend our Christingle Afternoon, from 2pm to 4pm in St Peter's Church Rooms, First Turn, Wolvercote: an intergenerational event featuring fun, food, and candles.

Sunday 2 December. Four Candles is the title of this service, on the theme of Hope, led by Revd Sue Woolley, the District Minister of the Midlands Unitarian Association.

Sunday 9 December. Exploring the Divine: Shana Begum, a Muslim Unitarian, will reflect on the many names of God, through comparative discourse and an exploration of who or what we imagine as Divine. (City streets will be closed until 10.15 am for the annual Santa Fun Run.)

Sunday 16 December. Seasons and Cycles. Michael Allured, a member of the Golders Green Unitarian congregation, writes: "Our lives, like the seasons of the year, have a rhythm. As we approach the Winter Solstice, we reflect on time, the beauty of being in the moment, and transience."

Sunday 23 December. It's Christmas! Let's Go Crackers Judith Fantozzi's service will be a medley of carols, songs, readings, Christmas traditions, and, of course, crackers for the children to pull. Wait to find out what's inside …

Sunday 30 December: no service; college closed. We will meet again on Sunday 6 January for a service led by Michael Allured, our new student pastor.