Events

John Hughes Memorial Lecture


Lectures, Music
John Hughes Memorial Lecture
22
Nov
2017

Wednesday 22nd November at 7.30pm will see the inaugural John Hughes Memorial Lecture. Dr Edward Skidelsky from the Department of Sociology and Philosophy at the University of Exeter will be speaking on the subject “How can believers talk to unbelievers about God?”, one of many concerns close to John Hughes’ heart. Dr…

Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass


Music, Services
Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass
23
Nov
2017

Once a month the regular Tuesday and Thursday 6pm Service of Plainsong Vespers & Silent Meditation is replaced by a Plainsong Mass for the Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament. Founded in 1862 as part of the Catholic Revival in the Church of England, the aim of CBS is to be…

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
25
Nov
2017

Saturday 25th November at 9am, at the Imperial on New North Road, for the next monthly Men’s Breakfast; as usual the 4th Saturday of the month. An Open Invitation to the men of St David’s and St Michael’s, and any other male friends, to meet together for a hearty cooked breakfast…

Christ the King


Music, Services
Christ the King
26
Nov
2017

Also traditionally known as Stir-up Sunday, from the Prayer Book Collect translated from Latin by Cranmer, and the making of Christmas puddings, the last Sunday before Advent is a celebration of Christ the King, Jesus as the just ruler over all the Universe. Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the…

Advent 2017


Community, Music, Services
Advent 2017
3
Dec
2017

A Summary of our Sunday Services during December 2017. Traditional liturgy, fine music, friendly fellowship – all welcome, please join us. Journey with us towards Christmas as we light the Candles of the Advent Wreath and sing the great hymns of the season. Advent Sunday, 3rd December. Sung Mass at 10.45am.  Cranmer’s…

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music
Parish Lunch Club
7
Dec
2017

Monthly Parish Lunches are now arranged for the Autumn Term. 12 noon on Thursdays 7th December with Christmas Menu; They take place at  the College @34 Restaurant.  All are welcome at these friendly social gatherings over a first rate Lunch served for £10 or less. Please sign up in advance on…

St David’s Community Christmas Concert


Community, Music
St David’s Community Christmas Concert
8
Dec
2017

Friday 8th December at 6.30pm. All are welcome to a Family-friendly Christmas Concert at St David’s Church, Hele Road, opposite Exeter College main site. Get your celebrations started with a fun-filled evening of Entertainment & Refreshments. Tickets £5 in advance from St David’s and St Michael’s Churches or on the door…

YMCA – Santa Abseil


Community, Music
YMCA – Santa Abseil
9
Dec
2017

Our Friends at the YMCA has asked us to advertise the Santa Abseil at Princesshay Car Park, Exeter, on Saturday 9th December – Sign up for slots between 10am and 4pm. Give the gift of a home this Christmas by getting sponsored to abseil for YMCA Exeter – or by sponsoring…

Exeter Chorale – Veni Sponsa Christi


Community, Music
Exeter Chorale – Veni Sponsa Christi
9
Dec
2017

Exeter Chorale, directed by Simon Dunbavand, makes a welcome return to St Michael’s with a Tea-time Concert at 4.30pm on Saturday 9th December. The programme will showcase two glorious Masses by the great Renaissance composers Lassus (1532-94) and Palestrina (1525-94). The Motet & Mass Veni Sponsa Christi by the Italian Giovanni Pierluigi da…

Advent Procession and Carol Service


Community, Music, Services
Advent Procession and Carol Service
10
Dec
2017

The Advent Procession on Sunday 10th December at 6pm uses Prayers, Readings, Hymns and Carols to illuminate the plainsong Great O Antiphons, which we also hear in the  Advent Hymn “O come, O come Emmanuel”, and culminates in a choral setting of the Magnificat. The final hymn is “Lo, he…

Past Events

Sundays in November


Music, Services
Sundays in November
19
Nov
2017

A Summary of our Sunday Services during November 2017. Traditional liturgy, fine music, friendly fellowship – all welcome, please join us. A good time for new singers to join the choir as we move towards December’s exciting Advent and Christmas music. Sunday 19th November, Advent minus 2, Trinity XXIII, 10.45am Mass with…

Gesualdo Six – St David’s Church


Community, Music
Gesualdo Six – St David’s Church
18
Nov
2017

Saturday 18th November at 7.30pm, up St David’s Hill at St David’s Church, a Concert of Choral Music from the Renaissance to the present day by the Gesualdo Six. “The coolest vocal group around . . . revel in the gorgeous sounds, the spellbinding music, the programmes with something for everyone.…

Spiritual Companions Network Devon


Community, Lectures, Music
Spiritual Companions Network Devon
11
Nov
2017

We have been asked to advertise this Day Conference at South Street Baptist Church on Saturday 11th November. Spiritual Companions Network for Devon 2017 Conference. Fr. George Guiver, Superior of the Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield. Bringing together the fragments: Praying once again as the people of God. Saturday 11th November 2017, 10.30am –…

Song Recital – Thomas Hobbs


Music
Song Recital – Thomas Hobbs
8
Nov
2017

Wednesday 8th November at 7.30pm, St Michael’s Mount Dinham is delighted to host a Song Recital by acclaimed Tenor Thomas Hobbs accompanied by Andrew Millington. Programme to include Schubert”Du bist die Ruh”, Schumann “Dichterliebe” and songs from Henry Purcell to John Ireland. This is a Chris Wilson Award Concert for Exeter College…

Requiem for All Souls’ Day


Community, Music, Services
Requiem for All Souls’ Day
2
Nov
2017

Thursday 2nd November, Sung Requiem Mass, 7.30pm. All Souls’ Day is a special day of prayer for the dead, also known as “The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed”, and is celebrated on 2nd November, the day after All Saints’ Day. A list of those to be remembered and prayed for will…

Sundays after Trinity XVI – XX


Music, Services
Sundays after Trinity XVI – XX
29
Oct
2017

Here’s a summary of our Sunday Services for October 2017. We continue to provide fine music for the liturgy as best we can. Sun 29 Oct, Trinity XX, All Saints’ Sunday, 10.45am. N.B. BST ends, clocks go back. Sung Mass. With Fr Christopher Durrant. This will be kept as All…

Reading Group – Egeria


Lectures, Music
Reading Group – Egeria
25
Oct
2017

It’s not too late to join  the Reading Group for our final session  on Wednesday 25th October. In lieu of a St Michael’s Lecture this month, we have an October Reading Group @ St Michael’s. For 3 Wednesdays 11th, 18th & 25th October, Oliver Nicholson will lead evening sessions at St…

Jane Austen Lecture


Community, Lectures, Music
Jane Austen Lecture
20
Oct
2017

We’ve been asked to advertise this Lecture at the Mint Methodist Church on Friday 20th October at 7pm. The Spirituality of Jane Austen - Come and meet Paula Hollingsworth and hear about her interest in Jane Austen and her research in writing this book. She explores Jane Austen’s understated but strong faith…

Male Voice Choir Concert


Community, Music
Male Voice Choir Concert
19
Oct
2017

We are delighted to welcome the Exeter Police and Community Male Voice Choir to present their first Exeter concert of the new season at St Michael and All Angels Church, Mount Dinham, on Thursday, 19th October at 7.30pm. The choir have an opportunity to entertain you with a wide selection of…

Vocations 18-30 Gathering


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Vocations 18-30 Gathering
16
Oct
2017

In the Function Room at The Imperial, New North Road, Exeter, EX4 4AH, at 7.30pm on Monday 16th October. A Diocese of Exeter event for anyone aged 18-30 who may be wondering if God could be calling them to explore Ordained Ministry in the Church of England.  Evangelicals, Radicals, Anglo-Catholics or…