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Lunchtime concerts resume on-lineThursday 11th February 2021

We are delighted to announce that our lunchtime concert programme will resume this month, live streamed on our Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral. Here is the provisional programme. Lunchtime concerts, the fourth Friday of each month at 12 pm February 26 - Catherine Carby (vocalist) March 26 - Hilary...

The Seven Psalms, a Lent Journey of Lament and HopeThursday 11th February 2021

This Lent, the Dean of Chelmsford, The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall, will lead a journey through the seven psalms, often called the Penitential Psalms.  These will be premiered each Sunday afternoon at 5pm on the Cathedral's Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral with an opportunity to comment and discuss...

Remembering 100,000 lives lost.Thursday 28th January 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has affected our lives on many levels and through these difficult days we hold onto the promise of hope for better days ahead.  Chelmsford Cathedral, along with many churches in Essex and East London, is taking part in a simple Act of Remembrance to mourn lives lost and...

You are invited to the election of the new BishopThursday 21st January 2021

Do join us on Tuesday 26th January at 7.30pm as we livestream a short service to elect the new Bishop of Chelmsford into the College of Canons.  In an Act dating back to 1534, although the Crown nominates a new Bishop, s/he can only begin their role once the Diocese elects or consents...

Cathedral installs new live streaming equipment with the help of a grant.Thursday 14th January 2021

Chelmsford Cathedral has recently installed new live streaming equipment, to enable better streaming of services, broadcast from the Cathedral building.  With the decision to close the Cathedral for public services, to help bring the spread of the coronavirus under control, a more versatile system...

Next Bishop of Chelmsford announcedThursday 17th December 2020

Downing Street has announced that the Right Reverend Dr Guli Francis-Dehqani will be the next Bishop of Chelmsford, succeeding the Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, who became Archbishop of York earlier this year. Bishop Guli is currently Bishop of Loughborough in the Diocese of Leicester, a post she...

Light of Hope at Chelmsford CathedralFriday 30th October 2020

On November 1st, Chelmsford Cathedral will be taking part in a spectacular light display together with other cathedrals across the country. It coincides with All Saints and All Souls’ days which are two days in the churches calendar that are especially poignant this year. All Saints Day (November...

Good to Go award receivedThursday 9th July 2020

Chelmsford Cathedral is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the 'Good to Go' mark. We take the safety of all our visitors and worshippers very seriously and have done our upmost to ensure that we have implemented the Government's COVID-19 reopening guidance.This includes measures such as hand...

Cathedral gains Eco Church silver awardThursday 4th June 2020

Chelmsford Cathedral is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Eco Church Silver Level. We have been working on this for some time, making changes in the way we care for our buildings and in our practices as a community. As work has needed to be done, the Works Committee have kept sustainability...

Choosing the next Bishop of Chelmsford - have your say!Friday 22nd May 2020

The appointment of a new Diocesan Bishop is a big moment and it is important that everyone can have their say. The consultation started on 11 May and finishes on 4 July. Inevitably because of the current situation, everybody is strongly encouraged to make their contribution to the consultation on line. So...

Dean welcomes Boogie Woogie to the CathedralMonday 16th March 2020

On Saturday Terry Miles visited us here at Chelmsford Cathedral and met the Dean, The Very Revd Nichaolas Henshall. Find out about the history of the Cathedral, the variety of events that take place in the building and of course hear some Boogie Woogie.  Click here to hear what they got up...

Ascension DayTuesday 30th April 2019

On Thursday 30 May the Cathedral celebrated Ascension Day, the day Jesus rose into heaven after his resurrection on Easter Day. At 8am the choir climbed the Cathedral tower to give a short performance. If you couldn't join us at the Cathedral don’t worry, for the first time we live-streamed this...

Never miss a sermonTuesday 12th June 2018

More of the talks given at the 9.30am and 11.15am services on a Sunday are being recorded.  They are usually on the Cathedral website by 10am on the Monday following. They can be found under the Cathedral heading, Exploring Faith and then Sermons. ...

CWG ReportMonday 22nd January 2018

The Cathedrals Working Group Report was published last week.  It is an encouraging and challenging document which we are eager to respond to .  Please follow the link below to the article published in the Church Times The Cathedrals Working Group Report  ...

Cathedral Visitation Report PublishedWednesday 1st November 2017

The results of the visitation held at Chelmsford Cathedral in May have now been published.  To read the letter from Bishop Stephen, please click here.  To read the report, please click here....

A personal appraisal of the Church of England - Jeremy PaxmanWednesday 4th October 2017

Jeremy Paxman has been working on a major personal appraisal of the Church of England for the FT weekend magazine (which appeared last month). It is a 3,500-plus word personal essay taking as its starting point the usual concerns about declining numbers and arguments over sexuality but making a serious...

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...

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...

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....

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