Chelmsford Cathedral
Church at Home

All public worship at the Cathedral is suspended, including Junior Church until at least the middle of March.  But all services are now on-line and morning and evening prayer will continue each day.

The Cathedral is also open every day from 10.30am until 3.30pm (from 12 noon to 3pm on Sundays) for private prayer.  We look forward to welcoming you.

Live Streaming our services:

How to watch our live streamed services:  Through Facebook

From 17th February, our Morning Prayer 7.45am and Evening Prayer 5.15pm will be live streamed through the Church at Home Group on Facebook.  It is simple to join.  Just go to our Facebook page, click on groups (on the left hand side), choose the Church at Home group and ask to join.  You will only need to do this once.  Then you can continue to watch morning and evening prayer as before, join in with comments and requests for prayer and receive notifications when the services go live.  But if you don't wish to watch this way, Morning Prayer will continue to be uploaded to our YouTube channel seven days a week.  Compline is also live streamed on the Church at Home Facebook page at 8.15pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Our 10.30am Sunday Eucharist will continue to be live-streamed on our  Facebook page. This link, click here will take you straight to Facebook where the services are live streamed.  You can watch live without joining Facebook- just click 'not now' when they ask you to sign in. You then continue to the page to watch the service.   Once the service has been live streamed, it will be uploaded to our YouTube Channel and can be watched here. You will find all services that have been livestreamed recently.  

Morning Prayer for Thursday 25th February

Evening Prayer streamed from our Church at Home group on Facebook

Cathedral Eucharist for Sunday 28th February. Watch online here. To see the order of service, click here.

Daily Prayer during Lent 

Click on the day of the week to find the Order for Morning and Evening Prayer during Lent (Wednesday 17th February until 20th March) 

Sunday  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 

On Fridays in Lent, we welcome you to join us for a pre-recorded candlelit service of compline, each Friday at 8.15pm.  These will go out on our Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral.  Click here to download an Order of Service.  Also available later on our YouTube channel.

On Sunday the first of our services of Words and Music for Lent was livestreamed on the Cathedral's Facebook page.  If you missed the service, you can watch here. Find the order of service here.

Also on Sunday at 5pm, The Dean hosted the first look at the Penitential Psalms, starting with Psalm 6 and Psalm 32.  Join him at 5pm on Facebook.  If you missed this premiere, you can catch up on YouTube the following day.

Throughout Lent, members of the ministry team will be sharing their understanding of Exploring Art to Understand Faith.  Starting our series, Canon Ivor Moody has produced a short video reflecting on a piece of graffiti by the artist Banksy.  (available on our Facebook page on Wednesday 24th at 10am and afterwards on our YouTube cahnnel.  On 3rd March, The Revd Kate Moore will be sharing a painting that inspires her.


If you have a pastoral need or prayer request, please email the Canon Pastor


Our weekly emails:

Click here for the newssheet for Sunday 28th February 

Children and Family Junior Church Newsletter for Sunday 21st February

Growing in Faith Newsletter for Sunday 21st February 

The Dean's Weekly Letter for Saturday 20th February

You will notice that documents uploaded to the website look different for the next few weeks.  This is because the way we usually upload to the website is now unavailable.  So do bear with us.  The exciting news is that fairly soon, we should be ready to launch our new website.

An exciting new community art project 'Good Lament and Hard Hope' has just been launched.  Read more about how you can get involved here!

If you are self-isolating and a member of our Cathedral congregation, please let us know by emailing or calling Marion Palmer, Dean's PA or by phone: 01245 294497.  Leave a voicemail message when prompted to do so and that message will appear as an email which Marion will be able to check from home and contact the right person on your behalf.

For information on other organisations offering help at this time, please click here.


Supporting the Cathedral: 

On-line giving is now available.  If you would like to make a donation to the Cathedral, please click here.  You can give a one-off set amount or choose your own figure.  There is also the option to Gift Aid your donation at no extra cost to you.  Thank you for your support.

Regular donations are enormously helpful to keep the mission and ministry of the Cathedral going even in this very different form. Many in the Cathedral give by direct debit through the Parish Giving Scheme, which passes on the full amount of the gift and relevant Gift Aid at no cost to us. It is easy to set up a regular donation by ringing the PGS on 0333 002 1271. They will ask for our parish code which is 080608001.


Staying in touch:

If you would like to stay in touch with us by receiving our newssheet please email



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