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 9.30 am and then is available at 10.10 am on BBC iPlayer. Sally Phillips and Sean Fletcher 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. Aled Jones visits London's Olympic Stadium to explore the links between Christianity and sport, and JB Gill meets Watford goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes, who is training to be a pastor.

Radio

  • BBC Radio 2 is broadcasting Good Morning Sunday at 6.00 am. Activist, model and actress Lily Cole talks about the power of optimism in a changing world. Hosted by the Rev Kate Bottley and Jason Mohammad.
  • BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting Sunday Worship at 8.10 am. The Rev Dr Isabelle Hamley, Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury charts her walk with God and with Covid-19. She brings portions of scripture to bear as they relate to wider suffering across the world and highlights what people of faith and none can draw from ancient spiritual wisdom as the world faces a pandemic unprecedented in recent human memory.  
  • BBC Radio 3 is broadcasting Choral Evensong at 3.00 pm. Live from St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, with St Martin's Voices.
  • 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

  • All Saints Church Allesley be streaming their service at 10.00 am on their Facebook Page and on their Youtube channel  (informal, relaxed 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.