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Find resources to worship with us from home here.

What can you find on this page?

  • Details of upcoming and past broadcasts of services at Durham Cathedral.
  • A weekly Praying Together leaflet including timely prayers, readings and updates from the cathedral's clergy.
  • Updates on new resources or special initiatives to be involved with.
  • Downloadable worship and activity resources for children.

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We want to hear your thoughts if you are interested in joining our online community of prayer. Complete our survey here.

Livestream schedule

Monday to Saturday
8.30am Morning Prayer
5.15pm Evening Prayer

Sunday
8.30am Morning Prayer
9.30am Holy Communion
3.30pm Choral Evensong

Where to watch

Our regular daily services, listed above, are livestreamed on Durham Cathedral's facebook page. You don't need to have a facebook account to watch these services. 

If you have a facebook account, like the cathedral's page to be notified when our future livestreams begin.

Our special services are announced in advance on this page. Watch them as they are broadcast live on Durham Cathedral's youtube channel (and sometimes facebook too).

More resources

 

Hold your own Quiet Day

On Thursday 6 August we hosted an Online Quiet Day, to encourage us all to take space to nuture our faith.

Held on the Feast of the Transfiguration, the Quiet Day included the regular pattern of daily services as well as three addresses exploring the significance of this special day in the Christian year.

If you missed the day, the live-streamed reflections and the service of Compline are available for you to hold your own quiet day, wherever you are.

Find all the resources for your own Quiet Day here

Online worship resources for children

Discover online resources for use at home specifically for parents and carers to use with children.  Each week they will be linked to the liturgy used in the Sunday 11.15am online Eucharist or other relevant themes.

On Sunday 9 August we look at the miracle of Jesus walking on water and make paper boats. Click here to download

For more activities for families and learning at home see www.durhamcathedral.co.uk/learning/online-resources

 

Holy Communion: 9.30am and 11.30am on Sunday 9 August - the 927th anniversary of the Foundation of Durham Cathdral, 1093

Canon Charlie Allen and the Dean of Durham, the Very Reverend Andrew Tremlett, preside and preach at these two services of the Eucharist. If you wish to attend the service in person we recommend you book in advance.

The 9.30am service will be live-streamed on on our facebook page.

Download the order of service here.

Choral Evensong: Sunday 9 August, 3.30pm

Canon Charlie Allen leads this audio service of choral evensong on the 927th anniversary of the foundation of Durham Cathedral. The service will be broadcast on YouTube and on Durham Cathedral's facebook page.

In this online service we’ve recreated a traditional experience of evensong by combining archive recordings of music with new spoken parts by cathedral clergy. The freshly-recorded hymns were performed by Durham Cathedral Choir. The archive recordings of the organ music, the cathedral choir and past services at Durham Cathedral are used with kind permission of Priory Records.

The order of service can be downloaded here.

Watch

Praying Together leaflet  

This resource can be used as an aid to the upcoming week’s worship and for private prayer.

Praying Together during the week commencing Sunday 2 August - the eighth Sunday after Trinity

Praying Together during the week commencing Sunday 26 July - the seventh Sunday after Trinity

Looking for a previous edition of Praying Together? View the archive here.

A prayer about the Coronavirus outbreak

Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.