Church statements on the death of Her Majesty the Queen

Our national Member Churches expressed their condolences following the death of the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Armenian Orthodox Church

Prayers for the peaceful rest of Our Queen, Her Majesty Elizabeth II ­­

Baptist Union of Great Britain

A reflection and prayer from General Secretary, Lynn Green

Resources to mark the death of the Queen

Catholic Church in England and Wales

Tribute from Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster and President of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales

Prayers for the Repose of the Soul of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Churches in Communities International

Statement from Rev Dr Hugh Osgood, President of CiC

Church of England

Tributes from Church of England Bishops

Guidance, prayer and liturgical resources

Church of God of Prophecy

Statement from Bishop Tedroy M Powell, National Presiding Bishop and the Board of Executive Trustees

Church of Scotland

Statement and prayer from the Moderator on the death of Her Majesty The Queen

Coptic Orthodox Church UK

Statement from His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos

Congregational Federation

Statement from Yvonne Campbell, General Secretary

Council of Lutheran Churches

A message from Dr Anna Krauss and Bishop Tor. B Jørgensen

Elim Pentecostal Churches

A statement on the death of Her Majesty the Queen

Free Churches Group

Statement upon the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II

Holy Apostolic Catholic Assyrian Church of the East (ACOTE)

Message of Condolence from His Holiness Mar Awa III, Catholicos-Patriarch, to His Majesty King Charles III

Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church (Indian Orthodox Church)

Methodist Church

Statement from the President and Vice-President of the Methodist Conference (and guidance for churches)

New Testament Church of God

Statement from the Administrative Bishop Claion B. Grandison

Oecumenical Patriarchate

Condolences for the Falling Asleep of Her Majesty from Archbishop Nikitas of the Oecumenical Patriarchate

Pioneer Network

A reflection on the life of HM Queen Elizabeth from Leader, Ness Wilson

Quakers in Britain

Statement from Quakers in Britain Recording Clerk Paul Parker

Redeemed Christian Church of God

Statement by Chairman RCCG UK, Pastor Leke Sanusi, on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Salvation Army

Statement from Commissioner Anthony Cotterill, Territorial Commander for The Salvation Army in the United Kingdom and Ireland

Serbian Orthodox Church

Bishop Dositej’s condolence letter

Synod of German-Speaking Lutheran, Reformed, and United Congregations in Great-Britain

Mourning for Queen Elizabeth II

United Reformed Church

URC shares nations’ grief on the death of Queen Elizabeth II

Read the CTE statement upon the death of HM the Queen.

Funeral of HM The Queen

The funeral of Her late Majesty will be taking place at Westminster Abbey at 11am on Monday, 19 September. 

The BBC is providing a licence dispensation for local communities to come together to watch the funeral. The dispensation will allow any communal setting where TV is not usually watched, such as town halls, community centres and libraries across the UK, to screen the live programmes without needing to purchase a licence.