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Chaplaincy

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: due to the present circumstances, the Chaplaincy building, also known as Mansefield, is now closed for meetings, gatherings of student societies and all one-to-one appointments until further notice. 

The Chaplaincy is continuing to offer pastoral care for students and staff - contact the Chaplain Donald MacEwan on dgm21@st-andrews.ac.uk or Assistant Chaplain Samantha Ferguson on sjf6@st-andrews.ac.uk to arrange meetings by phone. 

Regular services of worship in St Salvator's and St Leonard's Chapels will hopefully resume in the new semester.

The Chaplaincy Companionship blog posts are available to offer support in pictures, poetry, prayers, music and reflection, from across the Chaplaincy team or visit our Facebook page for information on upcoming events and services when they are available.

The Chaplaincy is a university department which enhances the life and experience of students and staff in all sorts of ways.

We offer ecumenical worship in the beautiful medieval chapels on Sundays, weekdays, Christmas, graduation, for weddings,
and other significant occasions.   All are welcome at these services.

We offer pastoral care for any student or member of staff, regardless of faith or philosophy of life. This could be a sympathetic, confidential listening ear, support in emotional issues, a safe place to explore questions of faith or sexuality, someone to talk to in a crisis, or support when all else fails.

We support people of different faiths, providing honorary chaplains, space in the Chaplaincy building (called Mansefield, across from the Union), and we sponsor the Interfaith Steering Group, which runs wonderfully stimulating events.

We have a range of facilities available for both student groups and individuals, including small and large meeting rooms, kitchen, garden and quiet meditation/prayer spaces.

And we offer a particular programme of hospitality to international students for whom English is not their first language. 

To find out more, just follow the links.