Balliol Chaplain with the organ scholars and choir of 2016 (photo: Jonathan Histed, Balliol 1986)
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Evensong services are held in Balliol Chapel on Sundays in term time. Please see this page for details of services.

The Chaplain, Revd Canon Bruce Kinsey, is currently on leave. The Acting Chaplain is Revd Dr Melanie Marshall. She is available to meet or assist any member of College in her room on Staircase XXI, room 8; as she is only in College two days a week, it would be wise to email her in advance.

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

Chapel people

  • Acting Chaplain: Revd Dr Melanie Marshall
  • Pastoral Associates: The Reverend Professor Judith Brown and the Reverend Dr Alex Popescu
  • Senior Organ Scholar: Benjamin Gardner

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.

The Christian Union meets weekly for Bible study, worship, prayer, and support. Please contact the CU rep listed above for details.