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Worship at Guildford Cathedral

Morning Prayer and Holy Communion, Choral Evensong

During the week commencing Tuesday 26 April there will be no Morning Prayer and Holy Communion Services. These will recommence from Tuesday 4 May and take place on Tuesday – Friday mornings. Times can be confirmed on the Cathedral Diary.

Choral Evensong is held on selected evenings during the week, Please check the diary for specific dates.

Sunday Services

There is a 9.45am Cathedral Eucharist on Sundays. This is streamed live and can be seen via our FaceBook page and also via our YouTube Channel, or can be caught up on at a later time via the Home Worship page for that day. 

 

What if I want to speak to one of the Clergy?

It is best to email deanspa@guildford-cathedral.org or call on 07504 988 468 and you will be put in touch with the clergy.

 

How can I continue to support the Cathedral?

Your support is needed now, more than ever. Thank you to all our generous donors and benefactors. If you’d like to contribute to the future of the work here please donate on-line, or by using this QR code. UK taxpayers can increase the value of their gift by signing a Gift Aid Declaration. Details on our website.  During this difficult period we are especially dependent on the donations from our on-line worshippers. Thank you for your generosity.

 

Our Clergy continue to worship daily in their own homes, if you would like to be added to the prayer list contact deanspa@guildford-cathedral.org Please be assured of our prayers at this time. 

 

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2021

 

 

 

Guildford Cathedral is open to all, 365 days a year (366 during a Leap Year), as a place of stillness, prayer, pilgrimage and daily choral worship.

The Cathedral is a busy Christian church: we celebrate over 1,000 services a year, sustaining vibrant and inclusive daily worship together with magnificent music from our choir. You are very welcome to join us and there is no admission charge.

 

The regular daily pattern of Mattins, Holy Communion and Choral Evensong is at the centre of Cathedral life. The great seasonal celebrations of Christmas and Easter mark the most significant dates in our Christian calendar; many other services take place throughout the year, including special community and seasonal services such as Harvest Festival.

Listed below are the normal service times; on special occasions the times may vary – please see the full service schedule for a list of all services and music details.

Regular Service Times

Sundays

  • 8.00am Holy Communion (BCP said)
  • 9.45am The Cathedral Eucharist (Family Communion service on 1st Sunday of month)
  • 11.30am Choral Mattins (except for 1st (a choral Traditional Rite Eucharist instead) and 2nd Sunday of the month)
  • 6.00pm Choral Evensong

Weekdays

  • 8.00am Mattins
  • 8.30am Holy Communion
  • 5.30pm Choral Evensong (except Wednesdays when it is said)

Saturdays

  • 8.40am Mattins
  • 9.00am Holy Communion (Healing Eucharist on 1st Saturday of the month)
  • 5.00pm Evensong (said or sung by a visiting choir)

Events

In addition to the services, many events are held in the Cathedral, including concerts, graduation ceremonies and more.

If you are visiting the Cathedral, please check whether your visit coincides with an event or a service as access to the Cathedral may be restricted. You may wish to view the full list of access restrictions.

Sermons

Sunday 9th August

Sunday 2nd August

Sunday 26th July

Sunday 19th July

Thursday 26th March