Regular services

What to expect at our regular services, which are open to the public and free of charge.

You can also visit us for individual prayer in the Abbey from 10.30am - 1.00pm from Monday to Saturday, and in St Margaret's Church from 10.30am - 12.00pm, Monday to Friday.

The Choir of Westminster Abbey sing at Evensong with congregants seated behind them

Evensong

Every day except Wednesdays

A page in a book of psalms

Morning Prayer

Said daily in the Nave

A priest holds a communion wafer and a silver chalice

Holy Communion

Said daily in the Nave

Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer

Said Wednesdays at 4.00pm

Glass jugs of water and wine with a silver chalice

Sung Eucharist

Sundays at 11.15am in the Nave

This week's services

25th - 31st July 2021
Sunday, 25th July 2021
Eighth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Elysian Singers

Berkeley Missa brevis
Gibbons Almighty and everlasting God
Parry Fantasia in G Op 188i

Preacher: The Reverend Mark Birch Minor Canon and Precentor

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Elysian Singers

Ayleward Responses
Howells St Paul's Service
Gardiner Evening Hymn
Howells Paean

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Nave

Summer Organ Festival Young Artist Platform

Elgar Allegro maestoso (Sonata in G Op 28)
Bach Fantasia in C minor BWV 562
Liszt Resignazione S187
Widor Allegro vivace (Symphonie V in F Op 42 no 1)

Callum Alger Royal Birmingham Conservatoire

Monday, 26th July 2021
Eighth Sunday after Trinity
St James the Apostle
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
Tuesday, 27th July 2021
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
Wednesday, 28th July 2021
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Thursday, 29th July 2021
St Mary, St Martha, and St Lazarus, companions of our Lord
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
Friday, 30th July 2021
William Wilberforce, social reformer, Olaudah Equiano and Thomas Clarkson, anti-slavery campaigners, 1833, 1797, and 1846
8.00am Morning Prayer Quire
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
said
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by Hesperos

Smith Responses
Gibbons Short Service
Dunphy Mourning into Dancing

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Saturday, 31st July 2021
Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, 1556
9.00am Morning Prayer Nave
said
12.30pm Holy Communion Nave
5.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Rodolfus Choir

Ayleward Responses
Stanford in A
Bruckner Os justi
Stanford Postlude in D minor Op 105 no 6

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Everyone is welcome at these services, free of charge.