Below you can find transcripts of sermons our clergy and guest preachers have given at recent Abbey services. They deal with current theological issues, religion and world events, and the interpretation of biblical texts.

Where possible, we provide an audio recording of the sermon, which you can download as a podcast. You can also subscribe to our podcast to receive our latest sermons and lectures.

Advent Reflection #1

An Advent Reflection on the First Sunday of Advent on the theme of joy. You can watch the entire Reflection at the bottom of the page.

The Reverend Mark Birch, Minor Canon and Precentor

Sunday, 3rd December 2023

Sermon given at Sung Eucharist on the Epiphany of Our Lord

Matthew 2:1-12

The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

Monday, 6th January 2020

Sermon at the Sung Eucharist on the Second Sunday of Christmas 2020

By grace we are gathered and by grace we shall be gathered.

The Reverend Mark Birch Minor Canon and Sacrist

Sunday, 5th January 2020

Sermon at Evensong on the First Sunday of Christmas 2019

We travel in faith, for the nativity story is one of journeys.

The Venerable David Stanton Canon in Residence

Sunday, 29th December 2019

Sermon given on Christmas Day 2019

John 1 1-14

The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

Wednesday, 25th December 2019

Sermon given at Midnight Mass, Christmas 2019

Luke 2

The Very Reverend Dr David Hoyle Dean of Westminster

Tuesday, 24th December 2019