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.

The Legal Service

At the annual service to mark the beginning of the legal year, the Dean preaches on justice, honour, and purity. 

Sermon preached at the Legal Service, 11.15am, 16 October 2016.

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The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

Canon Martin Gainsborough considers three scenarios relating to the Church in the world today.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 9th October 2016

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The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

The Dean preaches on truth and teaching in 2 Timothy 1. 

 

Sermon preached by the Dean at the 10.00am Cathedral Eucharist on 2 October 2016.

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The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

Canon Martin Gainsborough asks how we might speak of hope in the face of suffering and death...

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 28th August 2016

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The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

The Dean preaching on Hosea, suggests that, oddly, God is not the explanation we are looking for.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 31st July 2016

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Trinity 13, Evensong

The Revd Andrew Williams preaches on the subject of "God loves a generous giver".

Sermon preached 21 August 2016, at Choral Evensong.

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Trinity 13 Eucharist

Canon Bruce talks about the details of Christ's life and the bigger picture of faith.

Sermon preached on 21 August 2016, Trinity 13, at the Cathedral Eucharist.

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Trinity 12 Eucharist

Canon Nicola preaches on the Rio Olympics, and the redemption of Christ.

 

Sermon preached: 14 August 2016, Trinity 12, at the Cathedral Eucharist.

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HM The Queen’s 90th Birthday

On the official birthday of HM The Queen, the Dean preaches on Ecclesiastes.

 

Sermon preached, 12 June, 2016, at the 10.00am Eucharist.

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Trinity 4 Eucharist

Looking at 1 Kings 19, the Dean preaches a challenging sermon on the nature of God, and why we pray.

Sermon preached on Sunday 19 June, 2016, at the 10.00am Eucharist.

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