People singing in the Cathedral People singing in the Cathedral

Regular Worship

A thriving worshipping community of all ages for people and communities across Essex and East London.

Chelmsford Cathedral holds services daily and you are welcome to join us as we meet to pray.

Due to current restrictions, many of our services are livestreamed, and you are very welcome to join our on-line worshipping community as our clergy lead morning prayer from home. 

Our 10.30am Eucharist can be found on the Cathedral’s Facebook page @chelmsfordcathedral and you are also welcome to attend in person .  Junior Church also takes place at 10.30am.  Please see Eventbrite to book a free place.

Morning Prayer and the Sunday Eucharist are available shortly afterwards on the Cathedral’s YouTube channel.  For all our services, please click on the relevant service below where you will find Orders of Service.

A bible

Morning Prayer

Daily 7:45am

A very simple time of prayer with psalms and readings (30 minutes).

This is currently livestreamed and available afterwards on our YouTube channel.

Download the order of service

Watch live on Facebook here

Sunday 16th May: Watch on YouTube

Evening Prayer

From June, Evening Prayer will be open to the public.  Do join us on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 5.15pm.

A candle in the Cathedral

Sunday Eucharist

Sunday 10:30am

Our Sunday Eucharist is livestreamed from the Cathedral on Facebook and is available later on the website.

Download the order of service

Watch live on Facebook here.

Junior Church

Sunday 10:30am

Our Junior Church is a time of fun for families with songs, prayers, craft and Bible stories.  It currently meets in Guy Harlings garden, behind the Cathedral offices although there is space inside if the weather is poor.  To book a free place via Eventbrite, please click here.

Choral Evensong

Choral Evensong takes place, during term time, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. You are welcome to attend the Cathedral.

The services is livestreamed from the Cathedral on YouTube during term time on Thursdays and Fridays at 5.15pm, and Sundays at 3.30pm.

To watch the Evening Eucharist for Ascension Day this Thursday, click here.

To watch Evensong this Friday, click here.

To watch Evensong this Sunday, click here.

Download the order of service for weekday Evensongs here.

Download the order of service for Sunday here.


Prayer at Chelmsford Cathedral

At the heart of the Christian faith is a desire to connect with God. Prayer is one way in which people seek to do just that.

There are different forms of prayer: thanksgiving, asking God for things, saying sorry to God, praising God, to silence and meditation.

A gallery of images from the Cathedral

A selection of images from the Cathedral