Community

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
26
May
2018

The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 26th May, in the Orangery at the Imperial, from 9.00am – sign up/details in our churches or see Ian Smith. As usual this is the 4th Saturday of the month, so next month’s date should be Sat 23rd June. An Open Invitation to the…

Corpus Christi


Community, Music, Services
Corpus Christi
31
May
2018

Thursday 31st May, 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. Hymns: 302…

Past Events for Community

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music
Parish Lunch Club
24
May
2018

The next two ‘Monthly’ Parish Lunches are now arranged for 12 noon on Thursday 24th May and Thursday 21st June; taking 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 Michael’s Lectures in May


Community, Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures in May
23
May
2018

We have two St Michael’s Lectures this May with LGBT+ themes in association with Exeter Pride. There is a Poster below which you may wish to download & share. Wednesday 23rd May at 7.30pm, we welcome Nicola Field, founding member of “Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners”, as featured in the…

Sunday after Ascension


Community, Music, Services
Sunday after Ascension
13
May
2018

Sunday 13th May, Sung Mass at 11am for Easter 7, the Sunday after Ascension. Hymns from New English Hymnal are 165 : 296 : 214.  The Mass Setting is by Charles Wood (1866-1926) in the Dorian Mode, and the Motet “God is gone up” by Arthur Hutchings (1906-89). The Celebrant…

Matins – Exeter Pride


Community, Music, Services
Matins – Exeter Pride
12
May
2018

Saturday 12th May sees the Annual Exeter Pride Day organised by the city’s LGBTQ+ communities. At St Michael’s at 9.30am there will once again be Sung Matins to which we welcome all, of any faith or none, who want to show solidarity and to pray before the Parade.  If you wish…

Rogation Sunday Procession


Community, Music, Services
Rogation Sunday Procession
6
May
2018

Rogation Sunday, 6th May, the Sunday before Ascension Day, is the traditional time for “beating the bounds” of the Parish and blessing the crops in the fields. At St Michael’s we mark the day by starting our 11am Mass with a procession with hymns around Mount Dinham, praying for God to…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


Community, Music, Services
Annual Parochial Church Meeting
30
Apr
2018

IMPORTANT NEWS – UNAVOIDABLY DELAYED UNTIL MONDAY 30th APRIL – still 7pm at St David’s Church. At St David’s Church on Monday 30th April, at 7.00pm. The APCM, reviewing 2017 and looking prayerfully to the future for both St David’s and St Michael’s Churches, will be held at St David’s this…

Easter Day


Community, Music, Services
Easter Day
1
Apr
2018

Easter Sunday, 1st April at 11am, Festal Sung Mass and Blessing of the Easter Garden.  Please Note there will be NO Evensong tonight – Choir & clergy serviced out! Next Evensong 6pm Sun 6th May. Our Celebrant and Preacher this joyous morning will be Fr Christopher Durrant.  All at St Michael’s…

Easter Vigil Mass


Community, Music, Services
Easter Vigil Mass
31
Mar
2018

Easter Eve, Saturday 31st March at 8pm, our Easter Vigil, Preparation of Paschal Candles & first Mass of Easter, for the whole Parish. This beautiful and atmospheric service takes us from darkness into light, reversing the sadness of yesterday’s Tenebrae with the good news of Christ’s Resurrection. We celebrate with Ceremonies…

Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening


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Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening
30
Mar
2018

On Good Friday evening at 8pm the ancient service of Tenebrae is sung in Latin and English by the Choir from the West Gallery to plainsong and to polyphonic music by Orlando de Lassus (1532-94) and Giovanni da Palestrina (1525-94). Please copy and distribute the Poster below if you can; this year we end…

Maundy Thursday


Community, Music, Services
Maundy Thursday
29
Mar
2018

On Maundy Thursday, 29th March, in our Sung Mass at 7.30pm, we especially remember Jesus and his Disciples in the Upper Room, the Foot-washing, how the Last Supper became the First Holy Communion, the words of Jesus to his followers, and the Betrayal. Our beautiful and moving Liturgy this evening is…