Home Where we gather
Where we gather PDF Print E-mail

 

The Canterbury House


We usually gather for Evening Prayer or Holy Eucharist at the Canterbury House's Prince of Peace Chapel or Christ Lutheran Church (located at 1300 Augustine Ave., 1 block across College Ave. from the front gates of the university) on Tuesdays at 5:30 PM, followed by dinner and a movie or discussion.  Check our Upcoming Events page or contact Fr. Brian for more information about where we're gathering each week.

 

We also share lunch and fellowship on Sundays at 12:30 PM (after Trinity's 11 AM worship service) at the Canterbury House.  Home-cooked meals are provided by the parishioners at Trinity Church.  We'd love for you to join us, and all are welcome!

 

The house was bought and refurbished with the aid of the Diocesan Missionary Society.  In order to honor creation, it was devised to be an environmentally responsible place.  A recycling bin is available in the kitchen, most of the furniture was re-purposed or bought from eco-friendly sellers, and all cleaning services and products used are green.

 

The Canterbury House was blessed by the Rt. Rev. David Jones, Suffragan Bishop of Virginia, on September 13, 2008.

 

You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this YouTube video
Canterbury House Video

You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video
Canterbury House Blessing (09/13/2008) Video
Canterbury House Blessing (09/13/2008) Slideshow

The house is open daily from 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM, and students are free to hang out, watch tv or movies, study, take a nap, play in the game room, or spend some quiet time in the Chapel.  Coffee, tea, water, sodas, and snacks are available, and there is a microwave and toaster oven if you want to cook a light lunch.


External View of the House


View of the Living Room


Another View of the Living Room


Detailed View of the Living Room


Queen Elizabeth I, our "Patron" Doll


Dining Room Table


Our Kitchen


Study Room


Game Room


Yard Detail


Yard Detail

One of the Canterbury House's rooms was converted into a chapel, the Prince of Peace Episcopal Chapel. In order to know more about it, please click on this link, or access it through the main menu on the left.

Fr. Brian Turner, the Canterbury Chaplain, doesn't have office hours at the Canterbury House but can be found in his office at Trinity Episcopal Church across the street.  He is available to meet with students for spiritual direction or counseling, or just to grab a coffee or lunch.  Contact Brian to make an appointment.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 20:38
 

Episcopal New Service

  • RIP: Sr. Lucy Shetters of the Community of St. Mary, Southern Province
    The Rev. Sr. Lucy Shetters of the Community of St. Mary, Southern Province, died this morning, August 29, 2014. Sister was born in Sherwood, TN on Dec. 18, 1933, entered the community on April 3, 1954, and made her Life Profession on September 27, 1956. During her many years as a religious, she served as […]
  • ‘Women must be heard in church and society,’ says Melanesia primate
    [Anglican Church of Melanesia] The Archbishop of Melanesia, who is also the patron of the Mothers’ Union (MU), has urged MU delegates to promote the place of women in the church and society. The Most Rev. David Vunagi made the statement at the official opening of this 13th Provincial Mothers’ Union General Conference at the […]
  • J. Michael Utzinger receives Burr award
    [The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church] The Historical Society of the Episcopal Church is pleased to announce its recipient of the 2014 Nelson R. Burr Prize. Recipient Dr. J. Michael Utzinger is Elliott Professor of Religion at Hampden Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia. He is honored for his article “The Tragedy of Prince Edward: The Religious […]

Anglican Communion News