Sermons

Below you can find transcripts of sermons our clergy and guest preachers have given at recent Abbey services. They deal with current theological issues, religion and world events, and the interpretation of biblical texts.

Where possible, we provide an audio recording of the sermon, which you can download as a podcast. You can also subscribe to our podcast to receive our latest sermons and lectures.

Sermon given at the Sung Eucharist on the Third Sunday of Easter 2022

Love bade me welcome.

The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon Steward and Archdeacon of Westminster

Sunday, 1st May 2022

Sermon given at the Sung Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Easter 2022

Every eye will see him. No one, not a single Thomas, will be left in any doubt.

The Reverend Mark Birch Precentor

Sunday, 24th April 2022

Sermon given at the Sung Eucharist on Maundy Thursday 2022

It brought Jesus to his knees – a striking posture for God.

The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon Steward and Archdeacon of Westminster

Thursday, 14th April 2022

Sermon given at the Sung Eucharist on the Fifth Sunday of Lent 2022

Passion, as a term, has a deeper more ancient usage.

The Venerable Tricia Hillas Canon Steward and Archdeacon of Westminster

Sunday, 3rd April 2022

Address given at a Service of Commemoration to mark the 5th anniversary of the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge and in New palace Yard

Today is a day to unite against evil. Today, we stand alongside each other to pause and pray.

The Reverend Tony Miles Superintendent Minister, Methodist Central Hall Westminster

Tuesday, 22nd March 2022

Address given by the Prime Minister on the fifth anniversary of the attacks on Westminster Bridge and in New Palace Yard

'Death is swallowed up in victory.'

The Right Honourable Boris Johnson MP Prime Minister

Tuesday, 22nd March 2022