Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
  1. Red shield with white crossed keys and crown with gold mitre above

    Address to York Diocesan Synod


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

    6 min read
  2. Man in purple cassock seated with books behind him on one side, and a river and landscape on the other

    Archbishop Blanch Memorial Lecture


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York delivers the 25th Archbishop Blanch Memorial Lecture at Liverpool Hope University on 22 November.  

    19 min read
  3. inside of a church building with 1350 in watermark over

    Sermon for St Wilfrid’s Day, Ripon Cathedral


    SERMON - Patronal Eucharist marking the 1350 Anniversary of the Crypt founded by Wilfrid in 672 AD at Ripon Cathedral 

    7 min read
  4. Restoring Hope Labour Party Conference Sermon

    The Labour Party Conference Church Service


    SERMON - Each year Christians on the Left host a church service at the beginning of the Labour Party Conference. This year Archbishop Stephen was invited to preach at St James in the City, Liverpool.  His sermon follows in full…

    11 min read
  5. Southwark Cathedral

    There is a river that makes glad the city of God


    SERMON - Archbishop Stephen preaches and presides at Choral Eucharist at Southwark Cathedral on the eve of the funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II


    6 min read
  6. Remembering HM The Queen

    Sermon following the death of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


    SERMON - York Minster Eucharist on the Sunday following the death of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    9 min read
  7. Archbishop head and shoulders

    Preaching as Pilgrimage


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today gave the keynote address at the College of Preachers conference at York St John University. This follows in full

    11 min read
  8. Lambeth Conference Plenary

    Lambeth Conference plenary - Mission and Evangelism


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen gave a talk at the 2022 Lambeth Conference plenary on Mission and Evangelism. This follows in full

    12 min read
  9. Two men smiling to camera dressed in clerical clothes

    General Synod - Farewell to the Bishop of Blackburn, Julian Henderson


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen said a farewell at General Synod to Julian Henderson, Bishop of Blackburn

    5 min read
  10. General Synod Cross

    York General Synod 2022 - Presidential Address


    COMMENT - The Archbishop delivered the Presidential address to the meeting of the General Synod in York today. The address follows in full

    9 min read