Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Exterior of York Minster from the air

    Sermon at Civic Service in celebration of the Coronation of King Charles III


    Archbishop Stephen gave the sermon during York Minster's Civic Service in celebration of the Coronation of King Charles III. 

    7 min read
  2. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    A moment of reflection for the Fifth Sunday of Easter


    A moment of Reflection for 7 May 2023

    5 min read
  3. Archbishop Stephen pictured with artist John Wonnacott CBE as his portrait is presented at Chelmsford Cathedral

    Sermon at Evensong at Chelmsford Cathedral


    Archbishop Stephen gave the sermon during a service of Evensong at Chelmsford Cathedral today. This follows in full

    8 min read
  4. hands holding St George's flags in the air

    Scouts and Guides St George's Day Celebration Service


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen spoke at the St George's Day celebration service for Scouts and Guides from the Scout Districts of York Ebor and York Minster and Guides County of North Yorkshire South

    5 min read
  5. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    Address to York Diocesan Synod


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

    8 min read
  6. Head and shoulders of man wearing clerical robes

    Easter Day sermon at York Minster


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

    7 min read
  7. Wooden cross hanging on a wooden backdrop illuminated by light

    BBC Radio 4 Lent Talk


    Archbishop Stephen gave the final Lent Talk of 2023 which this year have focussed on The Lord's Prayer

    9 min read
  8. A service inside a large church - robed clergy in the congregation, facing the altar

    Chrism Eucharist 2023


    Archbishop Stephen gave the sermon at the annual Chrism Eucharist at York Minster today. During the service, bishops, priests and deacons renew their ordination vows. 

    6 min read
  9. Head and shoulders of bishop in robes standing in front of red leather benches

    House of Lords - Social Care: Workforce Strategy


    Archbishop Stephen asked a supplementary question in the House of Lords today, following Baroness Pitkeathley's question to HM Government on the size of the social care workforce

    2 min read
  10. Stained glass window

    Water is thicker than blood


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in this month's New Directions magazine, reflecting that the bonds we have in Christ, and with one another through our baptism fixes us together as the body of Christ. The article follows in full 

    5 min read