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The University of Southampton
Faith and Reflection Centre

Chaplains

A Chaplaincy service has been at the University of Southampton since the 1970s through the generous support of the Roman Catholic (Portsmouth Catholic Diocese), Anglican (Diocese of Winchester), Baptist, Methodist and United Reformed (Southampton District) Churches.

Rev Dr Sarah Hall
Rev Dr Sarah Hall

Rev Dr Sarah Hall

Email: S.Hall@soton.ac.uk

Sarah is a URC minister, also serving at Avenue St Andrew's and Isaac Watts churches. She cares about finding out what God's doing in the world and joining in.

 

Sister Emiliana Silva
Sister Emiliana Silva

Sister Emiliana Silva

Email: E.Silva@soton.ac.uk

Emiliana is one of our Catholic Chaplains and a consecrated missionary at the Verbum Dei Missionary Fraternity. She is passionate for life and helping others to discover their meaning and purpose in life. God created us out of love and our life is a gift for the World, and we only need to believe it. You can find her in the Faith and Reflection Centre Tuesday to Friday to welcome you and she is always happy to have a chat, just pop in to see her or drop her a message.

Rev Niv Lobo
Rev Niv Lobo

Rev Niv Lobo

Email: n.lobo@soton.ac.uk 

Niv is one of the Anglican chaplains, based at Highfield Church in Southampton. He's passionate about students asking life's biggest questions, and seeing what difference Jesus makes to them.

Rev Sarah Archer
Rev Sarah Archer

Rev Sarah Archer

Email: s.archer@soton.ac.uk 

Sarah is one of the Anglican chaplains, attached to the parish of North Stoneham and Bassett parish, so just north of the Highfield campus site, and normally at the Faith and Reflection Centre on a Tuesday. 
She loves to meet new people, giving a warm welcome, and finding out about their life stories. She longs for people to know that the best welcome, though, comes from Jesus. 

Issy Kirby

Issy Kirby

Email: i.l.kirby@soton.ac.uk 

Issy, a member of the Verbum Dei community, is the Roman Catholic Chaplain Assistant and a Southampton alumnus. University is such a special time and she's committed to helping students to get the most out of it, and find a home away from home on campus at the FRC.

Tim Peters

Tim Peters

Email: T.Peters@soton.ac.uk  

Tim is a Free-Church Chaplain and loves football or a good film with a cup of tea!

Ellie Phipps

Winchester School of Art Chaplain

Ellie Phipps

Email: eluned@threesaints.org.uk

Ellie helps to support our WSA campus and can often be found on a Tuesday in the WSA cafe area. Chaplains offer a listening ear to people of all faiths and none. You can make an appointment for a confidential chat by emailing Ellie. 

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