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A message from Bishop Stephen:Tuesday 25th July 2017

John Wraw, Area Bishop of Bradwell, died peacefully in his sleep at home in the early hours of 25th July 2017.  As many of you will know, he was diagnosed with myeloma three years ago. Thanks to the excellent care provided by The Royal Marsden and local health services he was able to enjoy an active...

Cathedral Staff take part in Race for LifeMonday 24th July 2017

The sun shone as six members of the Cathedral Office took part in Race for Life at Hylands Park on Sunday.  "We wanted to show our support for Canon Simon Pothen who is undergoing treatment for liver cancer and taking part and raising money for Cancer Research seemed the ideal way to do this". Sponsorship...

Organ Recital this SaturdayMonday 24th July 2017

Peter King, international recitalist and formerly organist of Bath Abbey plays a varied programme exloring the colours of the 1994 nave organ. Starting at 6.30pm, admission costs £8 and includes a drinks reception and an opportunity to meet Peter King.  Tickets are available in advance from...

The sun shone and the choir sangThursday 25th May 2017

Ascension Day 8am ...

Messiah - a wonderful evening of musicMonday 22nd May 2017

The Cathedral Choir and Girls’ Choir joined forces with baroque ensemble Canzonato perform Handel's Messiah at Chelmsford Cathedral on 20 May.    Four superb soloists: Joseph Bolger and Bradley Smith, two young opera singers who are making names for themselves on the national stage,...

Singing for the Brain for Dementia Awareness WeekMonday 22nd May 2017

A packed Cathedral led by a 100 strong choir, joined together to sing as part of Dementia Awareness week. Singing is not only an enjoyable activity, it can also provide a way for people with dementia, along with their carers, to express themselves and socialise with others in a fun and supportive group. Hidden...

An election message from the Archbishops of Canterbury and YorkMonday 8th May 2017

Please click on the following link to read a message from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York concerning the forthcoming general election. https://www.churchofengland.org/media/3977056/electionletter_text.pdf?platform=hootsuite  ...

Archbishops launch 'Thy Kingdom Come'Wednesday 3rd May 2017

To mark the Ascension on 25 May, the Archbishops have announced a new prayer intitiative encouraging people across the world to pray.  It is called 'Thy Kingdom Come'. They have released a very powerful film telling the story of how a young man was freed from the grip of addiction, due to...

Girl Bishop's Sermon now on the website!Wednesday 15th February 2017

Eloise Minta, the Cathedral's Girl Bishop delivered her first sermon at the Candlemas service back in January.  Following numerous requests, I am pleased to be able to put the transcript of her sermon on the Cathedral website.  Under 'Cathedral', 'Exploring Faith', 'Sermons' the copy of the...

'Songs for the Soul' - Vice Dean's book launchedWednesday 11th January 2017

Canon Ivor Moody, Vice Dean of Chelmsford Cathedral launched his new book entitled 'Songs for the Soul' at the Cathedral in February.  For those people who have seen Ivor at work, he is often to be found working with headphones on; music is clearly part of his life.   Ivor discusses his own...

Cathedral Launches Free Visitor AppThursday 17th November 2016

Chelmsford Cathedral's visitor App was launched towards the end of 2016.  Free to download and available for both Apple and Android systems, the app provides information about events, concerts and services being held at the Cathedral and so is ideal for using when out and about. It can be downloaded...

Royal Marines at the CathedralTuesday 20th September 2016

One of the world's finest military bands, the Band of the Royal Marines,took part in a concert with the Chelmsford Cathedral Choirs on Friday 4 November in Chelmsford Cathedral. Although the choir performed with the band at the Cenotaph last year, this was the first time they have played together in...

Cathedral Mosque Cricket MatchMonday 19th September 2016

CHELMSFORD CATHEDRAL and Chelmsford Mosque held their first ever cricket match on Sunday 18 September.  Both places of worship got teams together for the event, the first inter-faith match that has ever taken place in the City.  “This cricket match is not just a game,” said Vice...

Visitors can now give by textTuesday 3rd May 2016

Visitors to Chelmsford Cathedral can now donate from their phone.  By texting CATH10 followed by a space and the amount between £1 and £10, to 70070, visitors can give via their mobile phones.  The service is free to the Cathedral and passes on 100% of the donation made. There is...

Cathedral's Strategic Plan now on websiteTuesday 12th April 2016

Chelmsford Cathedral's Strategic Plan 2016-2021 is now on the Cathedral website.  From the top menu select Cathedral and then choose 'The Cathedral' from the menu options.  A link to the plan is at the bottom of the page.  It is also on the Community section of the website, where there...

Cathedral Video Welcomes VisitorsWednesday 27th January 2016

The Cathedral has a new initiative running in the Welcome Area by the South Door at the Cathedral.  A video, which runs for approximately two minutes, features a welcome from the Dean of Chelmsford, Nicholas Henshall and a glimpse of just some of what is on offer to visitors to the Cathedral.   To...

Sermon clips on Cathedral WebsiteWednesday 25th November 2015

Recent sermons given by the Dean of Chelmsford the Very Revd Nicholas Henshall are now available to watch on the Cathedral website. They are found by choosing worship from the top menu and selecting sermons.  To view the talk click on the sermon title which will be highlighted blue....

Join Our VolunteersThursday 7th November 2013

  Several of our groups of volunteers are seeking additional/replacement volunteers. This is a splendid opportunity to become more involved in the Cathedral as we move into a year containing a variety of events to celebrate the centenary. You will not be thrust in at the deep end! Training/guidance...

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