Worship at the Abbey

Life at Westminster Abbey revolves around worship. Whatever your beliefs, you’re welcome to take part.

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Come along to a service

See our full list of upcoming services, including details of the music and preachers.

Our services

Our services

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Sunday, 25th September 2022
Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
8.00am Holy Communion Nave
The Book of Common Prayer; said
10.00am Matins St Margaret's Church
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Keep me as the apple of an eye
Leighton Responses
Gibbons Short Service
Rheinberger Intermezzo (Sonata VI in E flat minor Op 119)

Preacher: The Right Reverend Anthony Ball Canon of Westminster and Rector of St Margaret's Church

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11.15am Sung Eucharist Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Mozart Missa brevis in C K220 'Spatzenmesse'
Rossini O salutaris hostia
Mozart Fantasia in F K608

Preacher: The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle MBE Dean of Westminster

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3.00pm Evensong Quire
sung by the Choir of Westminster Abbey

Clucas Keep me as the apple of an eye
Leighton Responses
Blair in B minor
Haydn The heavens are telling
Alain Luttes (Trois danses)

Preacher: The Reverend David Stanton Canon in Residence

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5.00pm Organ Recital Quire

Buxtehude Toccata in F BuxWV 157
Karg-Elert La Nuit Op 72 no 3
Weir Wild Mossy Mountains
Franck Choral I in E

Dewi Rees Organ Scholar

6.00pm Holy Communion St Margaret's Church
said with hymns

Preacher: The Reverend Dr Tony Kyriakides Priest Vicar

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

Statue of Our Lady of Pew on a stone altar with a small candle on each side

The Society of Our Lady of Pew

The Society of Our Lady of Pew venerates the Blessed Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus, and regularly holds Mass and retreats in the Abbey.

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Read how we decorate our altars, and find out about our historic icons.