Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
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    Foreword for the Churchwardens' Yearbook 2022


    The Archbishop supplied the foreword for the Churchwardens' Yearbook 2022. In it he thanks all churchwardens and the vital role they play in enabling the Church of England to fulfil its historic vocation of being the church for everyone everywhere.

    3 min read
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    Synod Farewell to the Bishop of Beverley Glyn Webster


    COMMENT - General Synod July 2021 Farewell to Bishop Glyn Webster 

    3 min read
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    Vision and Strategy Address - General Synod July 2021


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today addressed General Synod on the Vision and Strategy for the Church of England in the 2020s. The speech follows in full

    7 min read
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    Presidential Address - General Synod July 2021


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the Presidential Address at General Synod on 9 July 2021. The speech follows in full...

    9 min read
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    A moment of Reflection - Trinity Sunday 30 May 2021


    A moment of reflection for Trinity Sunday

    1 min read
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    Pentecost Sunday Service - Thy Kingdom Come 2021


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York leads the Church of England's national online service on the final day of Thy Kingdom Come - a global wave of prayer from Ascension Day to Pentecost Sunday.

    4 min read
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    York St John University inaugural Institute for Social Justice lecture ‘Enough is Enough’


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave his inaugural lecture at York St John University exploring the theme of 'Learning what enough looks like. How Christian and faith traditions might speak to the big ecological and economic challenges of our time.' His speech follows in full

    20 min read
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    Archbishop of York’s Presidential Address to General Synod 


    COMMENT - The Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod on response to Panorama and launch of the Anti-Racism Task Force

    6 min read
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    Remembering The Duke of Edinburgh: A Sunday Service with the Archbishop of York


    From Bishopthorpe Chapel, Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell leads this online service of remembrance and prayer.

    2 min read
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    The Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Easter


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York preaches at the Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Easter following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

    5 min read