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  • Hello, we are the University of Cambridge Christian Graduate Society (CGS).

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  • We invite you to our freshers welcome squash! Thursday 13th October 7:30pm Junior Parlour Room, Trinity College

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  • Our goal is to grow the Christian graduate community in faith and fellowship, and to reach out to fellow students with the good news about Jesus.

    See Our Events

  • We welcome Christian grads of all denominations as well as students looking to find out more about Christianity.

    Get In Touch

Events.


In order to promote community and the Christian faith among Cambridge graduate students, we hold several weekly, fortnightly, and one-off events.


To find out more about our society, please come to our freshers welcome squash! It's on Thursday 13th October 7:30pm in the Junior Parlour Room of Trinity College. We look forward to meeting you!

Weekly Bible Studies.

We run three weekly Bible study groups that meet on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings (usually starting at 7.30pm). These are graduate groups intended to be appropriate both for Christians and for those investigating the Christian faith. The Tuesday group meets north of the city centre in the home of ones of our members, and the Wednesday and Thursday groups meet in Trinity College. Please do invite your friends! Email soc.cgs [at] gmail.com for more information and to be put in contact with someone from whichever group would suit you best.

Calendar.

CGS Connect.

Our core meeting 'CGS Connect' meets as a fellowship of graduate students to encourage and pray for one another, grow in love for God, and learn how to share our faith in our colleges and departments.

  • Connect with other Christian graduate students
  • Pray with each other for Cambridge and the world
  • Encourage one another from scripture and God's work in our lives
  • Grow together as a community of graduates to reach the University for Christ
  • Brunch!
CGS Connect is for all graduate students, not just for those involved in our Bible studies. Please contact Esther Harris (ecsh2@cam.ac.uk) or Feri Wibisono (afw36@cam.ac.uk) for more details.

Departmental Study and Prayer Groups.

Chemistry

The Chemistry group gathers every Wednesday at 12.30 in room U203 (Unilever Building, Department of Chemistry). We meet for a time of Bible study and prayer over lunch.

Group Contacts: Minkoo Ahn (ma505) and Alistair Brooks (agb47)

Biochemistry

The Biochemistry group meets every Wednesday in the Hopkins building (Department of Biochemistry) at 12.30 to 1.30 pm for fellowship and Bible study.

Group Contact: Alex Quintero-Yanes (aaq23)

LMB (Laboratory of Molecular Biology)

The group at the LMB gets together for a time of prayer on Friday mornings.

Group Contact: Julian Conrad (jc675)

West Cambridge Group

We are a group of students and postdocs from departments all over the West Cambridge site. We meet on Monday lunchtimes at 12:30 for Bible study, fellowship and prayer, at Merton Hall Farmhouse (on JJ Thomson Avenue). We usually bring our own lunches and eat together. You can sign up to our mailing list here.

Group Contacts: Joanna Waldie (jw353) and Daniel Thomas (drt24)

Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

The group meets weekly for a time of prayer and on Wednesday at 12.30 for Bible study and fellowship.

Group Contact: John Suberu (js2126)

Veterinary Christian Fellowship

We are a small group of vets who meet on Tuesdays from 1pm at the Merton Hall Farmhouse for a short bible study and prayer. We welcome all vet students and those doing PhDs and postdocs in the department of veterinary medicine.

Group Contact: Luck Mackintosh (lm564)

Engineering (Trumpington Road)

We meet for Bible study every Wednesday from 12.30 to 1.30 and for prayer on Friday mornings from 8.00 to 9.00 am.

Group Contact: Alex Komashie (A.Komashie@eng.cam.ac.uk)

Who Are We.


The Christian Graduate Society (CGS) aims to grow the Christian graduate community of Cambridge in faith and fellowship, and to reach out to fellow students with the good news about Jesus. We welcome Christian grads of all denominations as well as students looking to find out more about Christianity.

Commitee and Advisors.


Ben Woodhams

St. John's College

President

Clara Lloyd

Peterhouse

Vice-President
Treasurer

Andhika Feri Wibisono

Jesus College

CGS Connect

Esther Harris

Trinity College

CGS Connect

Parousia Rockstroh

Homerton College

International Student Welcome Coordinator

Patrick McClure

Trinity College

Computing Secretary

Miriam Scott

Downing College

John Lister

Trinity College (Fellow)

Senior Treasurer / Advisor
email: lister[at]damtp.cam.ac.uk

Paula Puckett

International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (IFES)

Advisor
email: ppuckett[at]eamail.net

Bartow Wylie

Friends International

Advisor
email: bartow.wylie[at]friendsinternational.org.uk

Related Societies and Groups.


Christians in Science
CU Intercollegiate Christian Union
Annual Christian Postgrad Conference
Veritas Forum
Christian Heritage
The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion

Local Churches.


Cambridge Chinese Christian Church
Cambridge City Church
Cambridge Community Church (C3)
Cambridge Presbyterian Church
City Life Church
Eden Baptist Church
Holy Trinity Church
Rock Baptist
St. Andrew's Street Baptist Church
St. Andrew the Great (StAG)
St. Barnabas
Calvary Chapel



Leaving Cambridge.

If you are about to leave Cambridge and the CGS, firstly, we'll miss you! Secondly, this document contains details of some resources that may be helpful, particularly to those who are continuing in an academic environment and looking for scholarly Christian community (in addition to joining a local church). You may also wish to join the CGS alumni Facebook group to keep in touch with us and each other.

Get In Touch With Us.


We welcome Christian grads of all denominations as well as students looking to find out more about Christianity.

Should you have any questions or comments please contact us at: soc.cgs[at]gmail.com
or
Join the e-mail list

You can also contact us using our Facebook page.