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Faith and Spirituality

Supporting your faith and spirituality while you are at Kingston University. Find out more

Pastoral care and support

Confidential support for students and staff of all beliefs. Find out more

Faith facilities at the University

There are rooms for prayer across our campuses.
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Faith in the community

Find local groups and places of worship. Find out more

Events

We run a full programme of drop-in sessions, meetings, worship and events during teaching periods. Read more

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We support your faith at Kingston University – we work in partnership with local faith communities to offer spiritual care to our students and staff.

 

We stand for:

  • Support – listening, guidance, friendship and prayer.
  • Community – building relationships and trust.
  • Understanding – learning about our own beliefs and those of others.
  • Creativity – seeing the world in new ways.
  • Spirituality – exploring faith, prayer and meaning.

Church of England

Being a Christian by Baron Williams of Oystermouth.

  • Faith and Spirituality Centre
    Kingston University
    Room 8A, Town House
    Penrhyn Road
    Kingston upon Thames
    KT1 2EE
    Tel: 020 8417 2940
    Email: faith@kingston.ac.uk

Andrew WilliamsAndrew Williams is a Christian minister and works full time as the University faith adviser.

Welcome

Abraham welcoming three strangers"Starting a new period in one's life can be both exciting and daunting. There are always new things to learn, new relationships to forge, new opportunities to be had.


We tend to thrive in a fresh environment when we feel welcomed. In the Hebrew scriptures there is a wonderful story of an old man in the desert long ago – who we come to know as Abraham – welcoming three strangers into his tent and offering them hospitality. Abraham came to realise that these strangers represented God. Rather than the traditional understanding of God embracing humanity here was a picture of humanity making space for God.

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