People singing in the Cathedral People singing in the Cathedral

Regular Worship

A thriving worshipping community of all ages for people and communities across Essex and East London.

Chelmsford Cathedral holds services daily and you are welcome to join us as we meet to pray.

Many of our services are livestreamed, and you are very welcome to join our on-line worshipping community. 

Morning Prayer and our 10.30am Eucharist can be found on the Cathedral’s Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral and you are also welcome to attend in person.  Junior Church also takes place in Guy Harlings garden at 10.30am. 
Where services are livestreamed, they are available to watch from the website.  Please scroll down the page for the relevant service where you will find both the service and the Order of Service.  
Where services are livestreamed, there are occasions where you may be visible.  Please speak to a member of the welcome team on arrival if you would prefer to be seated away from the camera.

Bible in the Cathedral

A very simple time of prayer with psalms and readings (30 minutes).

This service will take place in the Cathedral (Monday to Saturday) and you are welcome to attend.  It will be livestreamed every morning through the Cathedral's Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral.

Watch live on Facebook

Epiphany – Order for MP throughout January Click here.

A said service of Holy Communion also takes place in the Cathedral, every day at 8.15am (8am on Sundays).  This service will not be livestreamed but you are welcome to attend.

Watch Morning Prayer for Monday 24th January

Evening Prayer

Do join us in the Cathedral daily during choir holidays at 5.15pm and on Sundays at 3.30pm.  Evening Prayer also takes place most Wednesdays and Saturdays and you are welcome to attend in person.

A candle in the Cathedral

Sunday Eucharist

Sunday 10:30am

Our Sunday Eucharist is livestreamed from the Cathedral on Facebook and is available later on the website.

Watch live on Facebook here.

The order of service for the 10.30am Eucharist for Sunday 23rd January can be found here.

The Eucharist on Sunday 23rd January

Junior Church

Sunday 10:30am

Our Junior Church is a time of fun for families with songs, prayers, craft and Bible stories.  It currently meets in Guy Harlings garden, behind the Cathedral offices although there is space inside if the weather is poor.  

girl blowing bubbles

Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong takes place, during term time, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. You are welcome to attend the Cathedral.

The services are livestreamed from the Cathedral on YouTube during term time on Thursdays and Fridays at 5.15pm, and Sundays at 3.30pm.

Please see Evening Prayer for the Sunday service during choir holidays.  

To watch Choral Evensong on Thursday 13th January, please click here.

To watch Choral Evensong on Friday 14th January, please click here.

To download the order of service for Choral Evensong on Sunday 23rd January, please click here.

To watch Choral Evensong on Sunday 16th January, please click here.

To download the weekly music booklet for 24th to 27th January, please click here.

Thursday Eucharist Service

This service takes place at 10.30am every Thursday.  You are welcome to attend in person and the service is not livestreamed.  As this service is particularly suitable for people who are more vulnerable, the Cathedral expects masks to be worn (unless exempt).  

Prayer at Chelmsford Cathedral

At the heart of the Christian faith is a desire to connect with God. Prayer is one way in which people seek to do just that.

There are different forms of prayer: thanksgiving, asking God for things, saying sorry to God, praising God, to silence and meditation.

A gallery of images from the Cathedral

A selection of images from the Cathedral