LMH Chapel (photo credit: Ben Robinson)


The Chapel

The Chapel aims to put the love of God at the heart of the community. We hold regular services and hold many music and cultural events. We have a wide variety of visiting speakers.

The Chapel has a steady stream of visitors, and addresses have been given by church leaders, academics, politicians and charity workers, members and former members of College, including:

Rowan Williams, Desmond Tutu, Sir Diarmaid MacCulloch, Richard Lord Harries, Ann Widdicombe (LMH), Martin Nyaboho, Bishop of Makamba in Burundi, James Darcy (Trustee of Oxfam), Principals, Fellows and students.

View and download this term's services here

Christmas Candlelight service
Art exhibition in the LMH chapel

The Chapel is a place where a wide variety of cultural and intellectual events find a home, including:

Esther de Waal on Thomas Merton, with an exhibition of his photographs

Gillian Weir on Abstraction Art and Music

Professor Todd Huffman with a performance of the ‘Quantum Alice’

Exhibitions by: Maggi Hambling, Roger Wagner, Jane Greenham, Nicholas Mijnheer, Mark Cazalet

and LMH students over many years, including Conrad Shawcross, now the youngest Royal Academician

View and download this term's events here

Recent Sermons

The music sermon for 5th Week of Trinity Term, on 20th May, was delivered by Catherine Coldstream, a writer, teacher and former contemplative Nun.

Catherine Coldstream May 2018

The sermon for 7th Week of Hilary Term, on 25th February, was delivered by Lord Richard Harries, a former Bishop of Oxford. The theme for the term was 'Faith in the Arts', and Lord Harries focused on ideas and representations of beauty within a variety of Christian contexts. For those who were unable to attend, or who would like to read again, you can download the full text here

Preview of Wk 7 chapel sermon

The Chapel is the centre of music in College. Read about musical life at LMH, written by our Director of Music, Dr Nicholas Prozzillo.


LMH choir performs in Rome, 2015 tour
Allan Doig (photo credit: Ben Robinson)

Contact the Chaplain

The Chaplain, Reverend Allan Doig, is available to every member of College of any religious belief and none. He can usually be found at the Vestry, beside the Chapel, between 2pm and 3pm or by private appointment.