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Sermons, addresses & speeches

Sermons, addresses & speeches

Sermons, addresses and speeches given by the Bishop of London and others.

Bishop Rachel Treweek and Bishop Sarah Mullally with Archbishop Justin Welby and other bishops
/ 28 July 2015

The consecration of Rachel Treweek and Sarah Mullally

The Bishop of Stepney, the Rt Revd Adrian Newman, preached at the consecration of Rachel Treweek and Sarah Mullally in Canterbury Cathedral on the Feast of St Mary Magdalene.

Bishop of London in procession at 2005 bombing commemoration service
/ 7 July 2015

The Tenth Anniversary of the London Bombings: A Service of Commemoration

“There could have been so easily demonstrations of anger but beyond the numbing shock there was solidarity. London had been attacked and our unity was in our grieving.”

Bishop of London preaching at ordination of deacons 2015
/ 4 July 2015

Ordination of Deacons 2015

The Bishop of London’s sermon at the Ordination of Deacons, Petertide 2015.

Bishop of London preaching at Waterloo 200 service
/ 18 June 2015

Waterloo 200: A National Service of Commemoration

Address by The Bishop of London to Waterloo 200: A National Service of Commemoration, at St Paul’s Cathedral.

Interior of Temple Church
/ 14 May 2015

Ascension Day Magna Carta service in celebration of the City of London’s Mayoral Charter

Tonight we celebrate a significant moment in the ascent of London from the Roman ruin King Alfred knew to our capital city. On May 9th King John was here at the Temple.

Closer view of The Bishop of London at the Lectern
/ 2 April 2015

Maundy Thursday 2015

Let it alone for one more year, until I dig round it and dung it. If it bears fruit next year well and good but if not you can cut it down.

/ 18 February 2015

Ash Wednesday 2015

Rend your heart and not your garments and turn unto the Lord your God for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger and of great kindness.

/ 25 January 2015

Farewell sermon for the Rt Revd Peter Wheatley, Bishop of Edmonton’s retirement

The Bishop of London gave the sermon at St Paul’s Cathedral on the 25 January 2015.


/ 24 December 2014

Christmas Message 2014

The nativity plays taking place in so many of our church schools and parishes tell the simple story of how God so loved the world that he was generous and gave himself to us in a vulnerable child. That child points the way to a generosity of spirit which, thank God, I see all around us as this year of Our Lord comes to its end.

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