Lectures

Parish Quiet Day


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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……

St Michael’s Lecture – Paradoxes with Dr Felix Flicker


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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 for Lectures

St Michael’s Lecture – the Body Beautiful?


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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,…

St Michael’s Lecture – Faith in Prison


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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…

John Thurmer Memorial Lecture 2017


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John Thurmer Memorial Lecture 2017
1
Jun
2017

Thursday 1st June at 7.45pm we are privileged to welcome Dr Bruce Coleman, who will distil his extensive knowledge of Victorian Church History to give a lecture in memory of Canon John Thurmer, entitled “The Oxford Movement in Church and Society.” [Please note also that the Ashes of Canon John…

Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening


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Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening
14
Apr
2017

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…

Lent Reading Group – Augustine’s “Confessions”


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Lent Reading Group – Augustine’s “Confessions”
5
Apr
2017

For 5 Wednesdays in Lent at St Michael’s Church you have a chance to get up close and personal with St Augustine of Hippo in a Reading Group guided by historian Oliver Nicholson, recently retired from over 30years’ teaching at the University of Minnesota. Wednesdays March 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th and…

Lenten Array 2017


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Lenten Array 2017
19
Mar
2017

The first three Sundays in Lent are as follows:- Sunday 5 March, Lent I. 10.45am Sung Mass. Cranmer’s Litany of 1544 in Procession. Missa de Angelis; Purge me, O Lord – Purcell. Fr Christopher Durrant. Sun 5 Mar at 6pm, Choral Evensong & Benediction. Byrd Responses. Ps 50:1-15. Hymn 67. Short Service…

St Michael’s Lecture – Penelope Cowell Doe


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St Michael’s Lecture – Penelope Cowell Doe
22
Feb
2017

Wednesday 22nd February at 7.30pm. St Michael’s Lectures welcome Penelope Cowell Doe to talk on “Inn or Cottage? What are the Sexuality Wars really about?”   She will be drawing on her research at Exeter University on the Pilling Report to illuminate some of the much deeper cultural and theological issues…

The Ethics of Eating Animals – St Michael’s Lecture


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30
Nov
2016

Wednesday 30th November at 7.30pm, St Michael’s Lectures are delighted to welcome leading theological ethicist Professor David Clough from  the University of Chester, to talk on the topic “The Ethics of Eating Animals.”  Please note that there has been a change in speaker and slight change in title, as the speaker originally scheduled…

Book Sale at St Michael’s


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Book Sale at St Michael’s
26
Nov
2016

Saturday 26th November, 11am – 3pm. An Unusually Good Book Sale. Find inspiration under the tallest spire in Exeter in a wide variety of new & second-hand books at bargain prices, plus cards & prints by local artists. Enjoy live piano & organ music, and even play the church’s Victorian pipe organ…

St Michael’s Lecture – Deliverance Ministry


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26
Oct
2016

Wednesday 26th October at 7.30pm, St Michael’s Lectures are delighted to welcome back to St Michael’s Fr John Underhill, now at St Andrew’s Eastbourne, to talk on the topic “Deliverance Ministry (Exorcism) in the Church of England.” After graduating from a Masters in Theology at the University of Exeter, Fr John…