Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Easter Day sermon - York Minster


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen delivered the sermon during the Festal Eucharist at York Minster today

    9 min read
  2. Open bible with a cross laid on it with words Daily Service

    Reflection - BBC Radio 4 Service for Good Friday


    Archbishop Stephen led the Service for Good Friday on BBC Radio 4. His reflection follows in full

    3 min read
  3. A moment of reflection for 24 March 2024


    24 March 2024 - 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 Palm Sunday

    3 min read
  4. York Diocesan Synod - Presidential Address


    Archbishop Stephen addressed York Diocesan Synod today. The address follows in full.

    8 min read
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    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
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    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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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