Faith & Worship

Sermons & Lectures

A selection of sermons and addresses delivered in Bristol Cathedral. Please note, the content of each sermon remains the intellectual property of the author.

Easter 5

Canon Martin asks what it is to be 'a people' ahead of the general election.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 14 May, 2017.

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Easter 4

The Dean preaches on fellowship, Eucharist, and prayer.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 7 May, 2017.

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Easter 2

Canon Nicola Stanley preaches on the road to Emmaus.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 30 April 2017.

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Easter Day, Festal Evensong

The Dean preaches an Easter sermon.

Sermon preached at Festal Evensong, Sunday 16 April, 2017.

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The First Sunday of Lent

The Dean preaches on Matthew 4, sin, temptation, appetite, and desire.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist, on 5 March 2017.

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The Lord-Lieutenant’s Farewell Service

On the occasion of the retirement of the Lord-Lieutenant of Bristol, Mrs Mary Prior, the Dean of Bristol preaches on Philippians.

Sermon preached at Choral Evensong on 26 February, 2017.

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The Five Marks of Mission: A Synopsis

Canon Professor Martin Gainsborough concludes the Five Marks of Mission sermon series, with a synopsis of the Five Marks..

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 26 February 2017.

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The Five Marks of Mission: V

Canon Derek Chedzey continues the Five Marks of Mission sermon series, preaching on the fifth mark: to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and renew the life of the earth.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 19 February 2017.

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The Five Marks of Mission: IV b

Canon Dr Robert Bull continues the Five Marks of Mission sermon series, also preaching on the fourth mark: To respond to human need by loving service, focusing on acts of generous living.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 12 February 2017.

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The Five Marks of Mission: IV

Canon Nicola Stanley continues the Five Marks of Mission sermon series, preaching on the fourth mark: To respond to human need by loving service, focsing on reconciliation in personal relationships.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 5 February 2017.

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