The life of Westminster Abbey revolves around the daily pattern of worship; Morning Prayer, Evensong, and the Eucharist. These services are open to the public and our congregations include people from all over the world. Whether you are Anglican (Episcopalian), or of another Christian Church or of another faith, or seeking or doubting, you are warmly welcome to take part.
In addition to the daily round of services, the Abbey hosts a number of services throughout the year to mark anniversaries and special occasions in the life of the nation. We are also a place of pilgrimage, the site of the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor, King of England 1042–66.
Today's Daily services
Friday 9 December
The Dean's WelcomeWelcome to the Westminster Abbey website! I hope the website will give you the information you are looking for and a taste of what awaits you if you are able to come and visit the Abbey.
Dean and ChapterThe Dean and Chapter is responsible for worship at the Abbey, for the care of the building and for running a world famous visitor attraction.
Westminster Abbey Sermons
Read past addresses given at the Abbey in our sermon archive.
Each October, the Abbey holds a week of festivities, praise, and prayer to honour St Edward the Confessor’s feast-day, including a National Pilgrimage.
Christmas at the Abbey
Attending a service at Westminster Abbey is a memorable way to celebrate Christmas.