Worship & music

Westminster Abbey has been a place of worship since at least the tenth century. We hold services here every day and you are welcome to join us.

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Attending a service at the Abbey is a special experience. All are welcome, but at this time we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wishes to attend due to social distancing advice.

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Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey

There is still some Coronavirus guidance and recommendations in place when worshipping at the Abbey.

Coronavirus guidance at the Abbey


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Sunday, 26th September 2021
Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Martin Mass for Double Choir
Palestrina Sicut cervus
Bach Prelude in E flat BWV 552i

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Sub-Dean and Canon Treasurer

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3.00pm Evensong with Installation of a Lay Vicar Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Batten O praise the Lord
Morley Responses
Stanford in G
Brahms Geistliches Lied
Messiaen Joie et clarté des corps glorieux (Les corps glorieux)

Preacher: The Reverend Anthony Ball Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Bach from Clavierübung III

Prelude in E flat BWV 552i
Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 676
Vater unser im Himmelreich BWV 682
Jesus Christus, unser Heiland BWV 688
Fugue in E flat BWV 552ii

Greg Morris St Margaret's Church, Westminster Abbey

Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge. Security checks are in place upon entry.

Music at Westminster Abbey

Sacred music is central to life at the Abbey. Here you can find out more about the work of our acclaimed choir and musicians.

More about music

Our latest sermons

We produce transcripts and podcasts 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.

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