For general enquiries please email email@example.com
Anglican - Reverend Dr Stephen Laird
Office: Rutherford E4N1 (left, above the Dining Hall)
Mobile number: 07970 438840
Home number: 01227 763373
Revd Dr Stephen Laird hosts our Sunday afternoon social Chatty Sundays along with other regular social events and organises popular day trips by coach throughout the year. Stephen is also responsible for Church of England worship in Eliot College Chapel during the week.
Stephen is assisted by Revd Dr Stacey Rand (firstname.lastname@example.org), who is Senior Research Fellow in the Personal Social Services Research Unit in the University; and by Andrea Koenders-Donnan, a ministry assistant who attends most weekly events.
Anglican - Lynne Martin
Office: Pilkington 004, is located opposite the main entrance to the Faith Space on the ground floor of the Pilkington Building.
Office number: 01634 883935
Mobile number: 07778 567097
Lynne runs a number of regular activities for students. She is a good listener, has a heart for people and the kettle is always on.
Buddhist - Dr Dinkar Sharma (Local Faith Contact)
Office number: 01227 82 3084
Dinkar is on the teaching staff of the University and runs a meditation group on campus which is led by staff members. Students welcome. Dinkar maintains a list of other Buddhist groups active in Canterbury and on campus.
Catholic - Fr Mark Wharton
Fr Mark Wharton hosts Sunday Mass every week at 18.00, preceded by Confession from 17.30 and followed by refreshments. Tuesday Mass is at 18:00, followed by Cathsoc and pizza. These events take place in Eliot College Chapel. Please see the Chaplaincy events calendar for more information.
To reach the Catholic Society (Canterbury Campus) please
visit their Facebook page or contact the Catholic Chaplain,
Jewish (visiting Chabad) - Rabbi Zalman Lewis (Local Faith Contact)
Rabbi Zalman Lewis is the visiting Chabad Chaplain
Muslim - Dr Sinan Rawi
Phone: 01227 713504
Sinan has long standing academic connections with Kent University and our neighbouring institutions as well as being involved with the leadership and governance of Canterbury Mosque in Giles Lane, close to the University's Canterbury campus.
Pentecostal - Pastor Dr Aaron Berko
Office: Darwin Chaplaincy Office
Pastor Dr Aaron Berko is the Pentecostal Chaplain and senior minister of New Life Pentecostal Church which holds Meetings every Sunday afternoon at Woolf Lecture Theatre. He is the Higher Education Chaplain in Canterbury for the Assemblies of God for the University of Kent. Aaron helps run cell groups and other midweek courses for anyone wanting to know more about the Christian faith. New Life Group also has various social events and speakers during the year. Aaron is also a lecturer in chemistry at Kent university.