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Lunchtime Christian prayer takes place each week during term-time on Mondays from 1.15-1.45pm in the Quiet Room (MB0032) or Faith and Spirituality Centre Office (MB0031).

The University faith adviser is available for listening, support, information and advice at weekly drop-in sessions on different campuses:

  • Kingston Hill: Student Services Centre in the Yorkon Building (ground floor), 12 noon-2.00pm on Tuesdays during term time.
  • Roehampton Vale: Student Office in the Hawker Wing (ground floor), 10am-12 noon fortnightly on a Monday morning during term-time. 

Upcoming events

Faith & Spirituality Book Group - Voltaire: Candide

Faith & Spirituality Book Group - Voltaire: Candide
Monday 29 October 2018

This informal group of students, staff and local people, led by the University's Faith Advisor and All Saints' Church Kingston, reads short, non-sacred texts to explore what they contribute to faith, belief, ethics, ideology, morality and religion.

 "Faith in Evolution: What has God got to do with the latest scientific account of human origins?" Annual Faith & Spirituality Lecture

"Faith in Evolution: What has God got to do with the latest scientific account of human origins?" Annual Faith & Spirituality Lecture
Thursday 15 November 2018

This year's annual Faith and Spirituality Lecture focuses on the relationship between science and religion.

Faith & Spirituality Book Group - Graham Greene: Monsignor Quixote

Faith & Spirituality Book Group - Graham Greene: Monsignor Quixote
Monday 3 December 2018

This informal group of students, staff and local people, led by the University's Faith Advisor and All Saints' Church Kingston, reads short, non-sacred texts to explore what they contribute to faith, belief, ethics, ideology, morality and religion.

University Christmas Carol Service

University Christmas Carol Service
Wednesday 5 December 2018

A Christian service of Bible readings and music to celebrate the coming of Christmas, led by Louise Walton, (University Faith Advisor) with the assistance of the Kingston Singers and the student Christian societies at the University.

Faith & Spirituality Book Group

Faith & Spirituality Book Group
Monday 4 February 2019

This informal group of students, staff and local people, led by the University's Faith Advisor and All Saints' Church Kingston, reads short, non-sacred texts to explore what they contribute to faith, belief, ethics, ideology, morality and religion.

Faith & Spirituality Book Group

Faith & Spirituality Book Group
Monday 18 March 2019

This informal group of students, staff and local people, led by the University's Faith Advisor and All Saints' Church Kingston, reads short, non-sacred texts to explore what they contribute to faith, belief, ethics, ideology, morality and religion.

Annual Faith and Spirituality Lecture

The annual lecture provides a platform for a high-profile external speaker to explore an aspect of contemporary religious life in Britain. The presentations examine different dimensions of the relationship between faith and society, offering insight, critique and vision within this complex yet important field.

This year's lecture will take place on Thursday 15 November 2018, 6-7.30pm in the Clattern Lecture Theatre (PRMB0012) at our Penrhyn Road campus.

The Revd Dr Jeremy Law will speak on "Faith in Human Evolution: What has God got to do with the latest scientific account of human origins?". Jeremy is the Dean of Chapel at Canterbury Christ Church University, and a trained Geologist.

The lecture will include time for questions from the audience and tea and coffee will be provided.  The lecture is open to students, staff and the general public.  It is entirely free and no ticket is required, but please do contact us in advance if you have any concerns regarding access.

For further information about the lecture, please contact Louise Walton, University Faith Advisor, at faith@kingston.ac.uk.

The 2017 lecture was given by the Dean of Westminster Abbey: The Very Revd Dr John Hall. Dr Hall spoke on 'Faith in Education: Is religion a problem or a solution?' and the text of his lecture can be read following the link.

Penrhyn Faith and Spirituality Book Group

This informal group of students, staff and local people, led by the University Faith Advisor and All Saints; Church Kingston, reads short, non-sacred texts to explore what they contribute to faith, belief, ethics, ideology, morality and religion.  Last year we discussed works by Oscar Wilde, Karl Marx, Isaac Asimov and Leo Tolstoy.

We meet 7-830pm twice a term in the Quiet Room at Penrhyn Road (PRMB0032) which is located in the Faith and Spirituality Centre. Drinks are provided from 6.30pm but please bring sandwiches or a snack with you.

This term we shall be reading and then meeting to discuss the following texts on these dates.

29 October, Voltaire's Candide

3 December, Graham Greene: Monsignor Quixote.

University Christmas Carol Service

Wednesday 5 December, 5.30-6.30pm followed by refreshments. St John the Evangelist Church, Grove Lane, Kingston, KT1 2SU.

A Christian service of Bible readings and music to celebrate the coming of Christmas.

The service will be led by Louise Walton (University Faith Advisor) with the assistance of the Kingston Singers and the student Christian societies at the University.

The service will be followed by refreshments in the Church.  Do come, sing, listen and celebrate with us. All are welcome (families, friends, colleagues).  The service is free and there is no need to book a ticket.

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