Sermons

Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. a large room with people sitting listening to a speaker

    General Synod: Racial Justice Debate

    25/02/2024

    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
  2. St Cuthberts Way

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

    18/02/2024

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

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

    Racial Justice Sunday St Peter's Church Burnley

    09/02/2024

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

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

    Mary Ward Annual Service St Thomas' Church Osbaldwick

    28/01/2024

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

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

    31/12/2023

    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
  6. Man holding a baby in his arms

    Christmas Day sermon at York Minster

    25/12/2023

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

    6 min read
  7. 5 photos of people smiling in front of Christmas trees

    Christmas Day Service BBC Radio 4

    25/12/2023

    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
  8. Open bible with a cross laid on it with words Daily Service

    BBC Radio 4 Daily Service - Monday 4 December

    04/12/2023

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

    4 min read
  9. Man in clergy clothing standing at lectern inside a chapel

    First Sunday of Advent - national online service from the Church of England

    03/12/2023

    NEWS - Today's Church of England online service comes from the Chapel at Bishopthorpe Palace. Archbishop Stephen leads and preaches, with contributions from local school students, and staff from St George's Crypt in Leeds. 

    3 min read
  10. Address to York Diocesan Synod

    18/11/2023

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

    9 min read