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Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Event

Come together on Sunday 4th June to celebrate Pentecost.

Churches, families, friends, and neighbours from across Sheffield and beyond are gathering together at Sheffield Cathedral to worship and to pray. Our Beacon Event is one of ten happening in cathedrals across the UK between 25 May and 4 June, has been organised by the churches in Sheffield City Centre and is part of the wider Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement, inviting Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ.

We’re really excited that Liz Adekunle is coming to preach. Based in Hackney, where she is the archdeacon, she has been working with Archbishop Justin to encourage churches to engage in witness and evangelism, hear them talk about it.

Canon Keith Farrow will be talking about his experiences of sharing his faith. And the wonderful Pete James is making a return visit to Sheffield to lead worship, along with Beth Keith, pioneer curate at the Cathedral and Harry Steele, priest at St Mary’s Doncaster and St Paul’s Wheatley Park.

What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. We hope you will join us to pray with God’s world-wide family for the coming of the Holy Spirit, the witness of the Church, and the outworking of God’s kingdom of justice and peace.

Get Tickets

For entry into the Cathedral for the Beacon event at 5:30pm you will need to register for a free ticket - available online here. Tickets are also available directly from the Cathedral by calling 0114 2753434.

The service also being relayed onto the forecourt for those who don’t get tickets for inside. There will be very limited seating on the forecourt and only small grassed areas so do bring camping chairs or other things with you to sit on outside.   

For more information about Thy Kingdom Come and the global wave of prayer, please visit Thy Kingdom Come and information about other local events can be found on the Diocesan website. If you need to speak to someone from the Cathedral about the event please ring 0114 2753434 ext 6.

If you’d like to volunteer at the event please email

Are there any age restrictions?
No but any under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.

There is good wheelchair access from street level throughout most of the Cathedral. The Cathedral has an accessible toilet which also contains the baby changing facilities.

Assistance Dogs will find a bowl of water waiting for them when they arrive.

If you are planning to come to the Beacon Event and have additional needs please contact Katie Tupling the Diocesan Disability Advisor on

> get tickets here

This event is organised by Churches in Sheffield City Centre in partnership with Thy Kingdom Come.