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Chapel and Worship

Evensong services are held in Balliol Chapel on Sundays in term time. Please see this page for details of services.

In Trinity Term 2024, Chapel services will be taken by the Acting Chaplain, Revd Esther Lay.

For enquiries relating to the Chapel, please contact the Chaplain’s Secretary: email chaplains.​secretary@​balliol.​ox.​ac.​uk or telephone 01865 277768.

Chapel people

  • Chaplain: Revd Esther Lay
  • Pastoral Associates: The Reverend Professor Judith Brown and the Reverend Dr Alex Popescu
  • Senior Organ Scholar: Benjamin Gardner
  • Junior Organ Scholar: Angela Ede

Chapel activities

There is a Chapel Choir, and anyone interested in joining should contact the Organ Scholar by email. Balliol offers Organ Scholarships on a biannual cycle: there is more information for prospective applicants on the organ scholarship page.