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Online services

Maintaining worship during the Covid-19 outbreak

During these challenging times, when worship has been suspended by the Church of England, we are streaming or hosting services online. Daily Evening Prayer will be streamed live via Zoom, whilst a Sunday service is streamed live on our official YouTube Channel here.

Highlighted Services

PALM SUNDAY – 5 APRIL
10am – Palm Sunday Eucharist – click here to view.

MAUNDY THURSDAY – 9 APRIL
11am – Diocesan Maunday Thursday Eucharist with Bishop Keith and Bishop’s Staff – link will be live shortly before 11am.

GOOD FRIDAY – 10 APRIL
1pm – Devotion and Prayers with Frances Ward – link will be live shortly before 1pm.

Forthcoming services are outlined below, followed by links to any ‘Zoom’ services recorded (in reverse order)

Evening Prayer on Zoom

To access our Daily Evening Prayer, please email deansoffice@chestercathedral.com to register. Simply type in the Subject field, “Register for Evening Prayer” and you will receive an email link each day – five minutes before the service, which will connect you to Evening Prayer via Zoom.

Your email will be stored securely by Chester Cathedral and will only be used to send you a daily (Monday to Friday) link to Evening Prayer. Your email address will be deleted once worship resumes, and you may remove yourself from the above list by doing the same but typing “Unregister for Evening Prayer” in the Subject field.

Forthcoming Services

HOLY MONDAY – 6 APRIL
5.30pm – Evening Prayer (on Zoom)
7pm – Service of poetry and readings for Holy Week followed by Dupre Passion Symphony (Published to YouTube)

HOLY TUESDAY – 7 APRIL
5.30pm – Evening Prayer (on Zoom)
7pm – Service of poetry and readings for Holy Week with organ music (Published to YouTube)

HOLY WEDNESDAY – 8 APRIL
5.30pm – Evening Prayer (on Zoom)
7pm – Stations of the Cross (Published to YouTube)

MAUNDY THURSDAY – 9 APRIL
11am – Diocesan Maundy Thursday Eucharist with Bishop Keith and Bishop’s Staff
7pm – Cathedral Eucharist (on Zoom)

GOOD FRIDAY – 10 APRIL
1pm – Devotion and Prayers with Frances Ward (YouTube)

EASTER SUNDAY – 12 APRIL
10am – Easter Eucharist with Bishop Keith (YouTube)

At this time, more than ever, Chester Cathedral needs your support. To enable online services to continue, to maintain the church and its estate, and to enable us to re-open and operate the Cathedral once we’re advised it is safe to do so. Please support us by visiting our JustGiving Page here, or by clicking here:

Services ready to view

Services will be uploaded shortly after having taken place on Zoom.

PALM SUNDAY – 5 APRIL – Palm Sunday Eucharist – click here to view.
FRIDAY 3 APRIL – Evening Prayer
THURSDAY 2 APRIL – Evening Prayer
WEDNESDAY 1 APRIL – Evening Prayer
TUESDAY 31 MARCH – Evening Prayer
SUNDAY 29 MARCH – Passion Sunday Eucharist
FRIDAY 27 MARCH – Evening Prayer
THURSDAY 26 MARCH – Evening Prayer
THURSDAY 26 MARCH – Organ Recital (Pre-recorded)
WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH – Evening Prayer
TUESDAY 24 MARCH – Suite brève: ii. Cantilène by Jean Langlais (Pre-recorded)
TUESDAY 24 MARCH – Evening Prayer
SUNDAY 22 MARCH – Mothering Sunday Eucharist