Chaplaincy

MosaicWe hope that what follows will assist you to make contact with your own community of faith.
You will find details below of the main world faiths, but the Chaplaincy Team will be pleased to support you and help you make contact, where possible, with others who share your faith, whatever your religion.
Do let us help where we can.
Everyone is welcome at our Chaplaincy!

For Buddhist students & staff
There is a Buddhist Meditation Group that meets on Mondays and Thursdays at 7.30pm in 38 St Martin's Road (off North Holmes Road near the Canterbury Campus). For more information see the Canterbury Buddhist Group website or contact Professor B, Senior Lecturer in Religious Studies, email b.scherer@canterbury.ac.uk or phone 01304 205157.

For Hindu students & staff
There is a CCCU-based Vedic Society is in the process of being formed; for further details, download this information sheet (Word doc).
The nearest Hindu Temple to our campuses is located at the Medway Hindu Sabha. 361 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5XS. www.medwayhindusabha.com

For Jewish students & staff
There is a Reformed Synagogue in Ramsgate, close to our Broadstairs Campus. For more information email TDRS@imsbvs.f9.c0.uk.
There is also a traditional and independent Synagogue in Medway: the Chatham Memorial Synagogue, 366 High Street, Rochester, ME1 1DJ, phone: 01634 847665 or 01634 842405. Website: www.chathamshul.org.uk. For further information please contact Jon Weiner jon@chathamshul.org.uk.
You might also like to consult the Jewish Kent website: www.jewishkent.org.uk.

For Muslim students & staff
Muslim Prayer Room facilities are available in Fleming Building at North Holmes Road. The facilities provide for separate male and female washing and prayer rooms within rooms Fg02/03/04 and Fg05 and they are signed accordingly. You might also like to contact Harroon Raschid Sohawon, President of Canterbury Muslim Cultural Centre. Email hrsohawon@hotmail.com or phone 01227 768225. If you are based in West Kent there is a Mosque at Tunbridge Wells, 99 Camden Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2QR, phone: 01892 532420.

For Sikh students & staff
The nearest Gurdwara to our campuses is the The Medway Towns Gurudwara Sabha, Cossack Street, Rochester, Kent ME1 2EF, phone: 01634 849782. There is also the Sikh Temple, Shore Valley House, Gravesend DA12 1LD, phone: 01474 534121.

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