Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Chapel of Unity, Coventry Cathedral WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY 18 – 25 January 2021 Monday to Friday, 18 – 23 January and Monday 25 January Zoom Prayer at 1.00 pm Sunday, 24 January Zoom Service at 2.00 pm ‘Abiding in Christ’ “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit.” (John 15.5-9) Produced by the Sisters of Grandchamps in Switzerland For more information, Zoom ...

Cathedral school tours to continue through lockdown!

For generations of Coventry’s schoolchildren a trip to the Cathedral has been a highlight of the academic year. But, as a result of lockdown, it’s not possible for this year’s cohort to visit Spence’s masterpiece. Head of Education at the Cathedral, Emma Griffiths, reached out on social media for help so the Cathedral could continue ...

COVID safety information and FAQs

Can I visit the Cathedral? In line with Government COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, the Cathedral will be open for private prayer and reflection from 11am to 3pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 12pm to 3pm on Sunday. In order to keep our staff and visitors safe we are following Government and Church of England guidance on ...

A big ‘thank you’ to the Cathedral Choirs’ Emergency Fund!

We are delighted to announce that Coventry Cathedral has received a grant from the Cathedral Choirs’ Emergency Fund in order to sustain our regular choral services into 2021. The Cathedral Choirs’ Emergency Fund (CCEF) is an initiative of the Cathedral Music Trust, the Ouseley Church Music Trust and the Choir Schools Association. The aim has been ...

Farewell to Kerry Beaumont

The Cathedral community said farewell to its Director of Music, Kerry Beaumont, on Sunday.

The Report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse

This week has seen the report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sex Abuse (IICSA), with much for the Church to repent of, learn from and change.

We are an award-winning Cathedral!

Coventry Cathedral has been voted as ‘Best Historic Attraction or Venue’ in the annual Group Leisure & Travel Awards Despite the challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, this year’s Group Leisure & Travel Awards ceremony were announced in a special online broadcast recognising the top attractions, tour operators and experiences as voted for by group travel ...

Face masks must now be worn, please!

Here is the guidance we have received about the use of face masks in places of worship. 1. Should I wear a face covering in a church building? Face coverings are currently mandatory on public transport and in a range of indoor venues including places of worship and church halls. While there are exemptions, outlined below, this ...

Yes, we’re ‘Good to Go’!

We have received confirmation that our application for the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Industry Standard has been successful.

Re-opening FAQs

Places of worship are now permitted to open – and we look forward to welcoming you!

Some videos/audio files worth watching and listening to…

Watch some excellent videos from City Praise and Prayer here in Coventry and the Kaiser Wilhelm Church in Berlin.

A Message from the Dean to the local Civic and Business Community

Please be assured of our thoughts and prayers at this time – the live streaming of daily services can be found online on our Facebook site and visitors to our website can now light a candle and leave a special message.

Introducing the Parish Giving Scheme

Coventry Cathedral has joined the Parish Giving Scheme.

Not the Annual Meeting…!

The Dean took the opportunity of a Coffee Zoom meeting after the morning service to share a few thoughts.

Listen over the phone…

We’re acutely aware that not everyone has access to the internet and so have now started a service which means that you can listen to the latest recording of a Sunday service from Coventry Cathedral over the telephone. You can choose between listening to the whole service, hearing just the sermon or enjoying an anthem ...

Light a Candle on our Virtual Prayer Wall

We have set up a virtual Prayer Wall which gives you the opportunity to light a candle and leave a request for prayer.

Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward

We report the sad news that Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward has died.

Prayer resources for use at home

The material on this page can be downloaded as a booklet if you prefer. Please click here. Introduction Perhaps you find it hard to pray at home? You aren’t alone in this, but we hope this page will help. Being stuck at home can be boring, frustrating, or lonely, even if there are other people in the ...

‘Rising’ on the move…

Construction work at Coventry Cathedral in preparation for 2021 means that we are having to close the Rising Café from the end of February for the rest of the year. We have been working hard to secure alternative premises for our very popular café and are delighted with the news that the Alan Edward Higgs Charity ...

Introducing our next Director of Music…

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Mahon as our new Director of Music.

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