Events

Concert – Choir of St James the Greater


Community, Music
Concert – Choir of St James the Greater
20
Jul
2017

Thursday 20 July at 7.30pm for a Concert of Church Music by the well-known Choir of St James the Greater from Leicester. “A choral Pilgrimage – From Advent to Michaelmas.” Please support – This excellent church choir is calling in at St Michael’s as part of their Summer Tour including Tewkesbury,…

Parish Quiet Day


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Parish Quiet Day
22
Jul
2017

On Saturday 22nd July from 10am to 4pm at Mill House Retreat House, a Quiet Day led by Bishop Martin Shaw. “Me – the Face of Christ?” Where?  Mill House Retreat House, Rocknell Manor Farm, Westleigh, Nr Tiverton, Devon EX16 7ES. Cost?  £15 per person, including a light soup lunch. Spaces are limited……

Sundays after Trinity VI – VIII


Music, Services
Sundays after Trinity VI – VIII
23
Jul
2017

Ordinary Time rolls on, Sundays after Trinity, in old money, which we use at St Michael’s to keep in step with the Plainsong Propers that choir and congregation sing at the Introit, Gradual, Offertory and Communion points in the Mass. Here are the dates and music for Sundays VI – VIII…

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music
Parish Lunch Club
27
Jul
2017

The next monthly Parish Lunch is at 12 noon on Thursday 27th July; it will take place at the Farmers’ Union, Queens Terrace, by the Clock Tower (because the College @34 Restaurant is closed out-of-term). Menu available at  http://yourfriendlypubco.co.uk/Food%20Menu/Main%20Menu.pdf All are welcome at these friendly social gatherings over a first rate Lunch…

Sundays after Trinity IX – XI


Music, Services
Sundays after Trinity IX – XI
13
Aug
2017

Completing the current Music List with more Sundaes after Trinity. Sunday 13th August Trinity IX kept as Feast of the Assumption. 10.45am Sung Mass. Hymns: 184 : 185 : 186. Setting: MIssa Ave Maris Stella, by Victoria (1548-1611). Motet: Ave Maria, by Parsons (1530-72). Today’s Mass setting is based on the Marian…

Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass


Music, Services
Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass
14
Sep
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…

St Michael’s Lecture – Paradoxes with Dr Felix Flicker


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lecture – Paradoxes with Dr Felix Flicker
27
Sep
2017

Wednesday 27th September at 7.30pm, St Michael’s Lectures are excited to welcome Dr Felix Flicker to talk on “Paradoxes: Jokes, Riddles, Zen Buddhist Kohns, and some Questions in Theoretical Physics” – Entertaining, Educational, Accessible. Felix Flicker is the Astor Junior Research Fellow of Physics at New College, Oxford. Originally from Ottery…

Past Events

St Michael’s Lecture – the Body Beautiful?


Community, Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lecture – the Body Beautiful?
19
Jul
2017

Wednesday 19th July at 7.30pm: St Michael’s Lectures welcomes the Reverend Glen C. Graham, Minister of Cullompton Baptist Church, to talk on “Building the body Beautiful, a vision of a perfectly imperfect Church.” Revd Glen Graham is Chair of Churches for All, a national organisation which offers coordination for disability initiatives,…

Hillwood Singers at Exeter Cathedral


Music, Services
Hillwood Singers at Exeter Cathedral
16
Jul
2017

Members of St Michael’s Church Choir are delighted to join again with Bob Parrish and the Hillwood Singers from Florida, and Organist Neil Page, to sing the Services as Visiting Choir in Residence at Exeter Cathedral from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th July.  Sunday Eucharist at 10am and Evensong at…

Sundays after Trinity II – IV


Music, Services
Sundays after Trinity II – IV
9
Jul
2017

Please join us for Summer Sunday Masses at 10.45am which continue as follows:- Sunday 9th July Trinity IV, we welcome Prebendary Francis Coles again as our Celebrant & Preacher. Hymns: 377 : 261 : 392. Mass in E, by Harold Darke (the church’s Sanctus Bell is tuned to E). Motet: Lead…

St Michael’s Lecture – Faith in Prison


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lecture – Faith in Prison
28
Jun
2017

Wednesday 28th June at 7.30pm: Dr Lindsay Whetter, who has done extensive work in prisons and who completed an ethnographic PhD on ‘Faith in the Prisons’ at the University of Exeter, will be taking an “inside look” on life and faith in English jails. Dr Whetter spends time in prison as…

St David’s Big Bash!


Community, Music
St David’s Big Bash!
24
Jun
2017

On Saturday 24th June, St David’s Neighbourhood Partnership are holding a ‘Big Bash’ along St. David’s Hill. St David’s Primary School, the Community Centre, and St David’s Church are all adapting their summer fêtes to join in this wider community occasion, And St Michael’s will be open all day too, hopefully for a…

Exeter Chorale – Tea-time Concert


Community, Music
Exeter Chorale – Tea-time Concert
18
Jun
2017

Exeter Chorale, directed by John Draisey, makes a welcome return to St Michael’s with a Tea-time Concert at 4.30pm on Sunday 18th June. We welcome Dr Nigel Browne as our accompanist. The programme will feature a wide variety of music united by the theme of “Light” – a Little Light Music,…

Music Sunday


Community, Music, Services
Music Sunday
18
Jun
2017

Sunday 18th June is designated by the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) as Music Sunday, and our Mass at 10.45am will feature music a little more elaborate than usual. This year we will sing the Missa Brevis ‘Laetatus Sum’ by Dr Nigel Browne; see if you can spot the themes…

Wedding of Erika and Stephen


Music, Services
Wedding of Erika and Stephen
17
Jun
2017

Saturday 17th June at 12 noon, as Erika and Stephen celebrate their Marriage, St Michael’s Church welcomes all their families and friends as they share with us in the joy of this occasion. Erika & Stephen invite everyone to stay at the end of the service for cupcakes and conversation. Erika…

Funeral of Olive Folland


Music, Services
Funeral of Olive Folland
16
Jun
2017

The Funeral of our dear friend and stalwart member, Olive Folland, will take place at St Michael’s Church on Friday 16th June at 12.30pm. There is a link to the Sermon preached by Fr Christopher Durrant at the Funeral of Olive Lydia Folland at the Banner below. All are welcome at this…

Corpus Christi


Community, Music, Services
Corpus Christi
15
Jun
2017

Thursday 15th June, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi with Sung Mass at 7.30pm and a joyful  Procession with the Monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament under an ornate Canopy around Mount Dinham (weather permitting) accompanied by Hymns and the scattering of flower petals. This Feast…