Chapel

Welcome to the Chapel at Gray’s Inn. 

Listen to our audio service released in place of the Morning Service on 24 January 2021. Conducted by the Preacher with music provided by Chris Bowers-Broadbent and readings by the Treasurer and the Dean of Chapel. 

 

Please see our dedicated Covid-19 page for the latest updates on the Inn’s response to Covid-19. Please use NHS COVID-19 app when visiting Chapel. 

The Chapel is open upon request to all faiths for prayer and quiet contemplation (please contact one of our security staff for access). 

The history of Chapel is as old as the Inn itself; there has been a chapel and Chaplain (later renamed Preacher) on the same site since 1315. Preacher Bishop Michael Doe is available to anyone who would like to meet with him. Christopher Bowers-Broadbent is the Chapel’s organist and choirmaster.

We are a Church of England foundation, but people from all Christian denominations, and those from all faiths and none, are always welcome. Services are held on certain Sundays during the year (see below). 

The Chapel is a place for quiet reflection open every day from Monday to Friday, 11am to 6pm, except when Hall is closed.   Details of these closures can be found on the Find Us page. 

Services and events

The next service is on Sunday 14 February 2021 - a pre-recorded video will be released.

Please see the Inn’s events for details of upcoming services and events.

Sunday lunch is not currently available.

Morning Service Choral

On ten Sundays per year we sing Mattins (from the Book of Common Prayer) and on two Sunday mornings there is a Choral Eucharist.

If you would like to attend lunch following Mattins, booking for:

Holy Communion Service

There is a monthly said Holy Communion Service and an occasional Sung Evensong. The music is uplifting, the preaching is challenging, and you are invited to join us.

Contact

Please follow @GraysInnChapel on twitter for the latest news and announcements. 

If you would like to contact the Preacher, or have any questions regarding Chapel and its services, please use the enquiry form below.

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  • History of Chapel

    Historical information about the Chapel

    History of Chapel

  • Chapel Events

    View the Inn's upcoming Chapel events at the Inn

    Chapel Events

  • News

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