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Who are we?

Sion College supports the education and fellowship of Church of England clergy in London. It was founded by royal charter in 1630 after a bequest by the Revd Thomas White.

Initially a library, the College has changed and developed down the centuries to meet the needs of its clergy. Sion College is administered by a Court of Governors elected annually.

What do we do?

Each year Sion College presents a varied programme of events: lectures, seminar suppers, theatre trips, museum and gallery visits, residential visits in England and abroad.

Sion College also offers grants towards study leave and other course costs, as well as residential study at Gladstone’s Library and refreshment at St Mary and Martha Sheldon.

Forthcoming Events

  • Tuesday 16 January

    Seminar Lunch: The Big Bang and the creation of self. Visit to The Royal Astronomical Society...

  • Tuesday 6 February

    Seminar Supper: Jesus re-imagined in film Speaker: Professor Graham Holderness, writer and...

  • Tuesday 6 March

    Seminar Supper: ‘Keep your mind in hell, and despair not’ (St Silouan): preaching and praying...

  • Monday 12 March

    Seminar Supper: Ending a war is more difficult than starting one: reflections on peace-making in...

  • Thursday 26 April

    Annual General Meeting and Feast at Clothworkers’ Hall

  • Wednesday 2 May

    Visit: Canterbury Cathedral

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Sion College Office,
Faith House,
7 Tufton Street,