Sunday mornings begin with Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer at 8am, followed by Morning Prayer at 9am.
Everyone is welcome at our main service of the week. The music is normally led by the Cathedral Choir (accompanied by our recently restored organ) and includes congregational hymns.
Children and young people are particularly welcome and are well catered-for at our crèche (under 4s) and ‘Cloister Club’ (ages 4-12+).
The 10am Choral Eucharist lasts approximately 70 minutes and includes a sermon. After the service we serve fresh coffee in the nave of the Cathedral, offering a chance to get to know each other better and to welcome newcomers.
British Sign Language (BSL) Interpreters are present at our 10am Eucharist services on the first Sunday of each month.
Choral evensong is held in the Quire of the Cathedral every Sunday at 4pm and all are warmly welcome. The service follows the traditional liturgy of the Book of Common prayer enriched by the wonderful choral tradition. The majority of the service is sung by the Cathedral Choir and includes prayers and an Anthem and there is a short sermon. Service cards are provided to enable all, regardless of church background, to participate.
Our 4pm Choral Evensong lasts approximately 50 minutes and includes a sermon.
A simple, reflective Holy Communion in the beautiful and inspiring setting of Exeter Cathedral. Takes place on the first, third and fifth Sundays of each month at 6:30pm, for one hour. All are welcome.
Special guest speakers discussing faith, art and social justice, with an opportunity to ask questions in an open-minded, welcoming environment. All are welcome to these events, which end with a short service of compline. There are nine In Conversation with… evenings each year, taking place on the second Sunday of the month at 6:30pm.
A healing service takes place on the fourth Sunday of each month at 6:30pm. This short service includes an opportunity, for those who wish, to receive the laying on of hands. All are welcome.
For more information, please contact Canon Deborah Parsons.
Due to essential conservation and improvement works, some services have been temporarily moved to nearby churches. Please check our service schedule for latest information.
Entry for said Morning Prayer (08.00 Monday to Saturday) and the said service of Holy Communion (08.20 Monday to Saturday) is via the north porch (on the side of the Cathedral behind the statue of Richard Hooker).
Every weekday at 9am, Morning Prayer will be available on Zoom for those unable to be at the Cathedral. We follow the Common Worship of the C of E Morning Prayer Service, with the addition of specific prayers, including the Diocesan Prayer Diary. Each service is lay led with readers and responders being volunteers that change each morning.
Zoom meeting ID: 99638985011
For more information, contact Canon Cate Edmonds.
Starting at 5.30pm, Monday-Saturday, the service of sung Evensong follows the traditional liturgy of the Book of Common prayer enriched by our wonderful choral tradition. The majority of the service is sung by the Cathedral Choir and includes prayers and an anthem.
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