Welcome to Canterbury Fellowship, the student ministry at St. Paul's Memorial Church in Charlottesville, Virginia!

Whether you are a new or returning student, we hope that you will find Canterbury Fellowship and St. Paul's Memorial Church to be a supportive and loving community during your time at the University. There is a lot going on with Canterbury this year and students also get involved in all aspects of church life, so we encourage you to explore the community and find your place with us!

This page has some of our main events and meetings listed on it, but take a look at our website to keep up with the bigger picture and to find out more about us - You can also find out more about us on facebook. Give us a like!

Tuesday: Dinner and Discussion series.
This dinner and discussion group meets weekly at the Canterbury House (120 Chancellor Street, map) from 6:00-7.30pm. All are welcome at our Tuesday night dinner and discussion evenings where we discuss God, faith, and life (with no prerequisites and no judgment!) over a homemade dinner. Please join us! Tuesday dinner and discussion follows the academic calendar. Check our website for information about our current discussion series and to look at previous discussion series!
Graduate Student and Young Professionals Group
The Grad Student and Young Professionals group meets once a month for a potluck. The food is always amazing and new people are always welcome! Find out more here.


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Monday - Friday: Morning Prayer, 8am in the Chancel (up near the altar), followed by excellent coffee!
Tuesdays: Eucharist Service in the Chapel, 12:15 pm. 
Wednesdays: Evening Prayer at 5:30 in the Chapel.
Sundays: Adult Ed Forums following the 10am service.
Free dinner following the 5.30pm Eucharist. This is one of the main fellowship events for many of our students and the food is always delicious!


Check out the Canterbury website here.

Facebook Group: Join our Facebook group here.

Sunday Dinners: During the academic year, the 5:30 Sunday Eucharist is followed by a Free Dinner for students. Come enjoy a home-cooked meal with good friends!

Contact Rev. Elaine Thomas and Kate Lichti for more info about our Canterbury Student Ministry - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Although this organization has members who are University of Virginia students and may have University employees associated or engaged in its activities and affairs, the organization is not a part of or an agency of the University. It is a separate and independent organization which is responsible for and manages its own activities and affairs. The University does not direct, supervise or control the organization and is not responsible for the organization's contracts, acts or omissions.

Worship Schedule

8:00 a.m. Holy Communion
10:00 a.m. Holy Communion
5:30 p.m. Holy Communion
9:00 p.m. Compline
8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
12:15 p.m.
Holy Communion
5:30 p.m.
Evening Prayer

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