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2015 marks the 500th anniversary of the completion of the Chapel stonework. To celebrate this anniversary, the Chapel has organised a series of special sermons. The sermons are listed below. If you would like to know more about the Chapel 500th celebrations see the Chapel 500th page.

Sermons for the 500th Anniversary of the Chapel

King’s Divines

DateTitlePreacher
18 January Brooke Foss Westcott, Fellow The Dean, The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry
TbaHenry VI, Founder Professor Eamon Duffy, Emeritus Professor in the History of Christianity, Fellow of Magdalene College
10 May Benjamin Whichcote, Provost Dr Douglas Hedley, Reader in Hermeneutics and Metaphysics, Fellow of Clare College
7 June Orlando Gibbons, Chorister The Chaplain, The Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan
14 JuneEric Milner White, Chaplain, Dean and Fellow The Dean, The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry
11 October A. H. Mann, Organist Dr Nicholas Marston, Fellow
15 November Charles Simeon, Vice Provost and Fellow Professor Ross Harrison, Fellow

Education, Religion, Learning and Research

DateTitlePreacher
26 April Education Mr Tony Little, Headmaster of Eton College
3 May Religion The Revd Dr Erica Longfellow, Dean of Divinity and Chaplain of New College, Oxford
15 February Learning The Reverend Dr Rowan Williams, Chaplain of York University and Non-Resident Member of King’s College
17 May Research (The Sermon Before the University) Lord Williams of Oystermouth, Master of Magdalene College, Former Archbishop of Canterbury

Easter Term 2015

  • 26 April
    Sermon
    Mr Tony Little (Head Master of Eton College)
  • 3 May
    Sermon
    Rev Dr Erica Longfellow (Dean of Divinity, New College, Oxford)
  • 10 May
    Sermon
    Dr Douglas Hedley (Reader in Hermeneutics and Metaphysics, Fellow of Clare College)
  • 17 May
    Research (The Sermon Before the University)
    Lord Williams of Oystermouth (Master of Magdalene College, Former Archbishop of Canterbury)
  • 24 May
    Sermon
    The Right Reverend Christopher Lowson (Bishop of Lincoln and College Visitor)
  • 31 May
    Sermon
    The Revd Dr Brian Hebblethwaite (Life Fellow and former Dean of Queens’)
  • 7 June
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)
  • 14 June
    Sermon (and Intercessions)
    Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)
  • 28 June
    Address
    Mr Calum Zuckert (Ordinand and Affiliated Student at King’s College)

Lent Term 2015

  • 18 January
    Sermon
    Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)
  • 25 January
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)
  • 1 February
    Sermon
    Revd Margaret Widdess (Acting Dean of Jesus College)
  • 8 February
    Reading
    Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)
  • 15 February
    Sermon: Learning
    Revd Dr Rowan Williams (Anglican Chaplain, University of York)
  • 22 February
    Sermon
    Revd Rosie Harper (Chaplain to the Bishop of Buckingham)
  • 1 March
    Sermon
    Revd Canon David Kennedy (Precentor, Durham Cathedral)
  • 8 March
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)
  • 5 April (Easter Day)
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)

Michaelmas Term 2014

  • 28 September
    Sermon
    Revd Dr Allan Doig (Chaplain and Fellow, Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford)
  • 5 October
    Sermon
    Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)
  • 12 October
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)
  • 19 October
    Sermon
    Revd Jesse Zink (Assistant Chaplain, Emmanuel College)
  • 2 November
    Sermon
    Revd Canon Jeremy Davies (Formerly Canon Precentor, Salisbury Cathedral)
  • 9 November
    Sermon
    Rt Revd John Saxbee (Formerly Bishop of Lincoln and College Visitor)
  • 16 November
    Sermon
    Sister Gemma Simmonds (Congregation of Jesus)
  • 23 November
    Sermon
    Revd Richard Lloyd Morgan (Chaplain)
  • 30 November
    Sermon
    The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)
  • 25 December
    Sermon
    The Revd Dr Stephen Cherry (Dean)

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