Canterbury House of Lawrence

St. Anselm Canterbury House is an Episcopal Campus Ministry that gathers in faith on Tuesday nights for food, fellowship and fun. Students describe Canterbury as an oasis, a family, a place to be yourself and we hope this for all who walk through our doors.

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We serve KU, Haskell, Washburn and Baker Universities and welcome all college-aged students and young adults from our community. You don’t have to be an Episcopalian to join us. All are invited into the full life and worship of Canterbury, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, culture, and/or physical and mental ability. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Canterbury House
1116 Louisiana St.
Lawrence, KS 66044


  • Tuesday, 6-7:15 pm, Canterbury House, dinner, program, and prayer
  • Wednesday, 11am-1pm, Blessings-On-The-Go, on Jayhawk Boulevard
  • Wednesday, 7-8 pm, Young Adult & Graduate Student small group on Zoom
  • Wednesday, 8:15-9:15pm, College-Age small group on Zoom
  • Thursday, 9 pm, Tea and Compline at the Canterbury House or via Facebook live:

Contact: Clarke Mortensen, Campus Ministry Program Assistant, 937-919-3273,

2020-2021 Peer Ministers

  • Ben Ali
  • Alex Baldwin
  • Laurie Bush
  • Weston Curnow
  • Josie Hayes
  • Hannah Nuest

Bishop’s Advisory Committee
The Canterbury House is governed by a Bishop’s Advisory Committee. This group of volunteers from area parishes oversees the budget and policy decisions for the house and functions similar to a vestry of a parish. Current members of the BAC are:

  • Karen Schlabach, President, Campus Missioner
  • Deacon Rob Schwaller, Vice President & faculty advisor (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • Donna Griffin, clerk (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • Weston Curnow, Student representative (St. Thomas, Overland Park)
  • Clarke Mortensen, Program Assistant
  • Jennifer Attocknie (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • John Broholm, (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • Carrie Cornelius (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • Deacon Mary Donovan (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • David Griffin (Trinity, Lawrence)
  • Chris Minor
  • The Rev. Marco Serrano (St. Margaret’s, Lawrence)

If you are interested in serving on the BAC for the Canterbury House of Lawrence, please contact the Campus Missioner, Karen Schlabach, at or 913-708-5927, who also serves as President of this group.