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 

  • Songs of Praise is on BBC One at 2.15 pm and available on BBC iPlayer at 2.55 pm. Katherine Jenkins hosts the girls' semi-final of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year, with five youngsters hoping to impress judges John Rutter, Laura Wright and Carl Jackson.

Radio

  • BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting Good Morning Sunday at 6.00 am. The Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad's guest is fellow BBC presenter Dan Walker, who wants to celebrate the uplifting stories of remarkable people living everyday lives. With Pause for Thought at 6.30.
  • BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting Sunday at 7.10 am. A round-up of the week's religious and ethical headlines.
  • BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting Sunday Worship at 8.10 am. With lives impacted by the rules of lockdown, many are struggling to find contentment. With tight restrictions prescribed for university students particularly, how are they finding some semblance of normal life? The Rev Dr Paul Mathole leads a live service from Holy Trinity, Platt in Manchester, exploring these issues through the lens of faith.  
  • BBC Radio 3 is broadcasting Choral Evensong at 3.00 pm From Chichester Cathedral live from Ely Cathedral.     
  • 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 Eucharist service on their Facebook page at 10.00 am  (liturgical service)
  • St Mark's Church, 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 10.30 am on their Facebook page and on their Youtube channel  

This week's featured service

  • St Nicholas Church, Kenilworth will be streaming Morning worship on their Youtube channel at 9.00 am. (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.