Sunday services


Many churches, both large and small, are finding new ways of connecting with their local communities through the streaming of church services from home.

Churches are being encouraged to publicise their services in two ways:

Sunday Services

Television 

  • Sunday Morning Live is on BBC1 at 10.45 am and then is available at 11.25 am on BBC iPlayer. Sean Fletcher and Sally Phillips take a look at the week's talking points and explore the ethical and religious issues of the day.
  • Songs of Praise is on BBC One at  1.15 pm and then is available on BBC iPlayer at 1.55 pm. Katherine Jenkins is in central London to mark the birthday of the NHS and Florence Nightingale's bicentenary, and the Archbishop of Canterbury pays tribute to frontline carers.

Radio

  • BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting Good Morning Sunday at 6.00 am. Classical superstar Katherine Jenkins on music, movies and the show's chorister competition. Presented by the Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad. 
  • BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting Sunday Worship at 8.10 am. The Rev Lucy Winkett, Rector of St James's Church, Piccadilly, and composer Bob Chilcott explore the power of art to speak into troubled times.  
  • BBC Radio 3 is broadcasting Choral Evensong at 3.00 pm. From Sheffield Cathedral. Originally broadcast live in 2014.
  • Radio Plus is broadcasting David Stone's faith show from 7 am to 11 am - at 10.00 am.  You can listen at 101.5FM or on the Radio Plus website

Streamed Services   

The following list is a small sample of the wide range of streaming services:

  • Coventry Cathedral will be live-streaming a service on their Facebook page at 9.15 am  (liturgical service)
  • St Mark's, Coventry will be live-streaming a service at 10.30 am on their YouTube Channel (informal, relaxed service)
  • St Paul's Church Leamington Spa will be streaming a service at 10.00 am on their Facebook page and on their Youtube channel  

This week's featured service

  • St John the Baptist Church, Berkswell will be streaming a service of Holy Communion at 10.00 am on their Facebook Page  (liturgical service) 

The full list of live-streamed services in Coventry and Warwickshire can be found on a dedicated section of A Church Near You.

Other services can also be found on the Church of England website.