Meet the Chaplains

‌Rev. David Weller

David leads the team.  His background is Social Work and has been in ministry over 20 years including spells in Brazil and as a Prison Chaplain.  David is orignially from Zimbabwe.

 

Deacon Sarah Bruce
Deacon Sarah Bruce

Sarah joined the team in September 2009; a deacon in the Methodist Church Sarah brings a rich experience of working with students both in Britain and abroad. She is a trained counsellor and is based at the Chaplaincy Centre.

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Mr Abdul Hameed
Mr Abdul Hameed

Abdul joined the team of Chaplains in 2005, and is a Muslim Imam. Abdul trained in Pakistan, and has completed further studies at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education. He brings an important Islamic presence to the team.

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Fr Mark Crisp
Fr Mark Crisp

Is the Roman Catholic Priest at St Peter and St Paul's in Wolverhampton.  Born and bred in Birmingham, he has lived in Rome, South Yorkshire and London occupying himself in a variety of activities, studying, gardening, nursing, singing and playing musical instruments.  He was until recently Rector of Oscott College.

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Robert Heath
Robert Heath

Robert provides Chaplaincy support particularly at Walsall Campus where he is a lecturer in Primary Education.  Having taught in Secondary and Primary schools Robert has a wide expertise in the world of education.  Robert is a keen musician and enjoys playing guitar, saxophone and piano in large and small groups locally and nationally.

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                                                                Giani Shyam Singh

Giani Shyam Singh

 

 

Brings to the team over 24 years experience of being a Sikh priest, both in India and now at the Ramgharia Board Sikh Temple in Wolverhampton.  He also works as the Sikh Chaplain at New Cross Hospital.

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 Rabbi Cohen
Rabbi Cohen

Rabbi Fishel Cohen has been a visiting Chaplain here for the past eighteen years. He covers all the West Midlands Universities, including Warwick, Coventry, and the Birmingham Universities. Rabbi Fishel visits regularly, and is based in the Jewish community in Birmingham.

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