Guildford Cathedral is a centre for worship and mission to support the ministry of the Bishop in faith and engagement. The Cathedral is a sacred space and an open community of people who together engage with God and the wider world, for the common good. It is a focus and resource for the whole community: a place of daily choral worship, a space for stillness and prayer, a place of pilgrimage and a venue for concerts, art and education.
Guildford Cathedral's aim is to build a culture of welcome and to deepen our engagement with the world. Underpinned by our patterns of worship, we seek after wisdom in partnership with others a hub for civic, social, academic and cultural activity. We will contribute to the economic life of the region through our enterprise activity. As we well reach out to visitors and worshippers, we aim to support then ministry of our Diocese, and ecumenical partners, in witness to Christ in order that lives may be transformed.
Guildford Cathedral aims to:
- WELCOME all people in the name of Christ in a way which is warm, accessible, inclusive and free for all.
- WORSHIP God in this holy place by drawing on the beauty and diversity of our tradition.
- INSPIRATION by the Holy Spirit to make Christ known in human creativity and lively learning.
- ENGAGEMENT in the service of all to transform lives through dialogue and relationship.
Established: May 1961
Board members: 10
Full time staff: 12
Part time staff: 14
Phone number: 01483 547878
Address: Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7UP