Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Man leaning on a shepherd's crook with lighthouse and sea behind him

    Farewell to the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler


    The Archbishop delivered a speech in today's session of General Synod, saying farewell to the Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler, who is retiring from his role. His speech follows here...

    7 min read
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    General Synod: Church Commissioners’ Transatlantic Chattel Slavery


    Archbishop Stephen spoke as part of the presentation about the work being done in response to the Church Commissioners’ historic links to transatlantic slavery 

    4 min read
  3. a large room with people sitting listening to a speaker

    General Synod: Racial Justice Debate


    The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell spoke today in the General Synod debate (GS2338) on Racial Justice: Furthering the implementation of 'From Lament to Action'. His speech follows in full

    4 min read
  4. St Cuthberts Way

    BBC Local Radio - Time Out reflection for the First Sunday of Lent


    Archbishop Stephen gave a short reflection for the First Sunday of Lent for local BBC radio stations

    2 min read
  5. St Peter's Church in Burnley

    Racial Justice Sunday St Peter's Church Burnley


    Archbishop Stephen preached at the 11am service at St Peter's Church Burnley. This follows in full

    7 min read
  6. Writing saying Mary Ward with painting of a head of a nun

    Mary Ward Annual Service St Thomas' Church Osbaldwick


    Archbishop Stephen gave the sermon at the annual service to celebrate the life of Mary Ward. This follows in full

    8 min read
  7. A moment of reflection for 31 December 2023


    31 December 2023 - Archbishop Stephen Cottrell | A moment of Reflection.

    Every week the Diocese of York offers a prayer video for churches to use either online or in their services.  The Archbishop of York leads in a moment of Reflection for the First Sunday of Christmas

    3 min read
  8. Man holding a baby in his arms

    Christmas Day sermon at York Minster


    Archbishop Stephen preached at York Minster on Christmas Day. This follows in full

    6 min read
  9. 5 photos of people smiling in front of Christmas trees

    Christmas Day Service BBC Radio 4


    Archbishop Stephen gave the sermon during the Christmas Day Service broadcast on BBC Radio 4 from York Minster. This follows in full...  

    5 min read
  10. Open bible with a cross laid on it with words Daily Service

    BBC Radio 4 Daily Service - Monday 4 December


    The Archbishop today led the Daily service for BBC Radio 4. You can read his reflection here

    4 min read

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