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Lent Sermon Series

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Beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing through the Sundays in Lent, we explore the themes developed by the Archbishop of York in his Lent Course during York Minster’s 11.00am Sunday Sung Eucharist.

At 12.30pm, following the Eucharist, there will be an opportunity to discuss the Lenten sermon theme over a light-lunch with the preacher of the day and the Minster’s Canon Missioner. All are welcome. For more details contact: nextsteps@yorkminster.org

The sermon themes will be:

22 February, Ash Wednesday – Prayer

26 February, First Sunday in Lent – Worship

5 March, Second Sunday in Lent – Love

12 March, Third Sunday in Lent – Generosity

19 March, Fourth Sunday in Lent – Witness

26 March, Fifth Sunday in Lent – Rest


All are welcome to join York Minster’s Sunday worship, which follows this pattern:

8.00am – Holy Communion Book of Common Prayer     

A quiet and contemplative service of Holy Communion in the traditional language of the Book of Common Prayer.

10.00am – Choral Matins

The Choir of York Minster lead this traditional contemplative service of Choral Matins with canticles, psalms, readings, and State Prayers.

11.00am – Sung Eucharist

The Choir of York Minster will sing at this service of congregational hymns, readings and a sermon on the themes listed above.

These services are also livestreamed via our YouTube channel.

4.00pm – Choral Evensong

Choral evensong is sung each Sunday by the Choir of York Minster as we continue our journey through the holy season of Lent. With music, readings and a sermon exploring Lenten themes.

These services are also livestreamed via our YouTube channel.

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