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.

Second Sunday after Trinity

In difficult times, the Canon Precentor preaches on difficult texts.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 25 June, 2017.

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Trinity Sunday

On our Feast of Title, Trinity Sunday, the Dean preaches on the Trinity.

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 11 June, 2017.

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Sunday after the Ascension

In the wake of the Manchester attacks, Canon Nicola Stanley preaches about the Ascension, looking in particular at a verse of the hymn "O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray".

Sermon preached at the Cathedral Eucharist on Sunday 28 May 2017.

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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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