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 strictest 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.

She is also pleased to talk to anyone who would like to discuss being baptized or confirmed.

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 in 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 as manager of a young people's mental health project in Melbourne, Australia, she was ordained in 2006 in the Diocese of Newcastle.
 She served as Curate, and Associate Priest in 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 a tutor at Westcott Theological College 2013-2014 and is a Vocation Adviser for the Diocese of Ely; she continues to serve as a Police Chaplain at Parkside police station in Cambridge. 

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

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