The Chaplain

The Chaplain is the Reverend Helen Arnold

Helen ArnoldRevd Helen Arnold is in Chapel for services on Sundays during term time. On Monday to Thursdays she will be around college, meeting up with people, or at her study, K11b in Fellows’ Court.

She offers a listening ear, a source of support and tea/coffee, chocolate, tissues; celebration and commiseration for all of life’s events. All will be heard in confidence.

She is available to all members of college, students and staff, regardless of faith. She can also put people in touch with local leaders or contacts from their own faith tradition if needed.

The Chaplain will happily talk about any issues or concerns, including matters of faith and spiritual life, studying, work, family, health, bereavement, or if you just want a chat.

Feel free to contact her as below, or just drop in!

Revd Helen Arnold

Study: K11b

Tel : 01223 332013
Mob: 07855 638285


About the Chaplain

Revd Helen Arnold joined Fitzwilliam College as Chaplain on 1 September 2014.

 Helen was born and educated in Scotland. She graduated from Edinburgh University, and moved to London where she qualified as a Social Worker, working in various fields; latterly in Mental Health. After a varied career including the Rural Development Agency, management training consultancy, work for a North East Children's Charity, and a spell in Melbourne, Australia, she was ordained in 2006 in the Diocese of Newcastle.
 She served as Curate, and Associate Priest the urban parishes of Cowgate, Fenham and Chapel House in the west end of Newcastle upon Tyne, as well as Chaplain in Northumbria Police, and Northumbria Industrial Mission with a particular interest in chaplaincy to people at work.

She was recently a tutor at Westcott Theological College, supporting students training for Ordination in the Church of England and continues currently as a Police Chaplain in Cambridge, at Parkside police station. 

Past Chaplains (since 1996)

2011-2014 The Revd Dr John Munns

2008-2011 The Revd Dr T J K Conlin
2006-2008 The Revd J Brueck
2004-2006  The Revd Dr S Perry
2003 The Revd L M Cavanagh
1999-2002 The Revd V A Herrick
1999 The Revd R D Greeves
1996-1999 The Revd Dr J B Quash