Bishop of Chichester set to mark Easter Sunday with virtual service

The Bishop of Chichester is set to live stream a church service to mark Easter Sunday.

Dr Martin Warner and Chichester Cathedral will be delivering the service as part of Holy Week 2020.

A spokesman for the cathedral said: “In unprecedented times and with church buildings across the Diocese of Chichester closed for public worship, Dr Warner will mark this day with a live service at 10.30am, streamed on the Cathedral’s website.”

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Bishop of Chichester, Dr Martin Warner added: “In these extremely challenging times technology allows us to communicate with many people via the internet and I look forward to joining with the Cathedral to make this possible.

The Bishop of Chichester is set to host a virtual Easter Sunday service

“Of course, there are some who still do not connect via technology and I know clergy are working hard to make sure that they are not forgotten.”

Dean of Chichester, The Very Reverend Stephen Waine said: “We are delighted to be working with the Bishop to stream services across the Diocese of Chichester and beyond. In these unprecedented times, it is important to develop new ways to continue in our duty, providing people at home with resources and access to worship.”

This service concludes an ambitious schedule of online activity taking place for Holy Week (#HolyWeek- Chichester), which can now be viewed on Chichester Cathedral’s website:, according to the cathedral spokesman.

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