Music

January 2018


Music, Services
January 2018
21
Jan
2018

Welcome to a New Year at St Michael’s, Mount Dinham, and a significant one in at least 2 respects. First, our new Vicar, Fr Nigel Guthrie, arrives – his Induction & Installation Service is at St David’s Church on Tuesday 16th January at 7.30pm. Please make every effort to attend –…

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
27
Jan
2018

Next Meeting will be Saturday 27th January. probably at the Farmers’ Union for a Brunch from 9.30am or so – look out for more details in our churches. As usual the 4th Saturday of the month. So next month’s likely date is Sat 24th Feb. An Open Invitation to the men…

Holocaust Memorial Concert – London


Music
Holocaust Memorial Concert – London
27
Jan
2018

On Saturday 27th January at the Royal Academy of Music, Marylebone Road, London, there is a Holocaust Memorial Day Concert with music written by composers lost in the Holocaust. Entitled “Lost Voices of the Holocaust”, the Concert in the Duke’s Hall is being organised by Estella Browne and a friend (students…

Candlemas


Music, Services
Candlemas
2
Feb
2018

The Feast of Candlemas, or the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (as the Book of Common Prayer terms it), takes place on Friday 2nd February, with Sung Mass in the evening at 7.30pm. This is a whole Parish event and all visitors are most welcome. The Celebrant is Fr…

Stay & Play – St Stephen’s Church


Community, Music
Stay & Play – St Stephen’s Church
3
Feb
2018

We are delighted to advertise the monthly Saturday “Stay and Play” sessions at St Stephen’s Church on Exeter High Street. If you need a break from shopping with the kids -  parents, grandparents or careers are invited to come and stay with your children. Play, stories & craft activities. Tea, Coffee &…

Shrove Tuesday Choir Practice


Community, Music
Shrove Tuesday Choir Practice
13
Feb
2018

On Shrove Tuesday, 13th February 2018, there is Vespers & Meditation at 6pm, our regular weekly Choir Practice from 7pm, and by 8.30pm we hope to be cooking and eating Pancakes at the back of the Church. As always, you are most welcome to visit and join us for some or…

Ash Wednesday


Community, Music, Services
Ash Wednesday
14
Feb
2018

Ash Wednesday, the First Day of Lent, is Wednesday 14th February this year, rather trumping St Valentine’s Day. It is marked at St Michael’s both morning and evening with Mass and Imposition of Ashes. As usual on a Wednesday, Matins will be said at 9.30am followed by Low Mass at 10am. Solemn…

Lent Reading Group – Life of St Antony


Lectures, Music
Lent Reading Group – Life of St Antony
21
Feb
2018

For 5 Wednesdays in Lent at St Michael’s Church you have a chance to get up close and personal with St Antony in a Reading Group guided by historian Oliver Nicholson, who spent over 30years’ teaching at the University of Minnesota. This is also instead of having St Michael’s Lectures…

Past Events for Music

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music
Parish Lunch Club
18
Jan
2018

Next Monthly Parish Lunch is now arranged for the New Year. 12 noon on Thursdays 18th Janaury; 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 the lists in…

New Vicar – Rev Nigel Guthrie


Community, Music, Services
New Vicar – Rev Nigel Guthrie
16
Jan
2018

On Tuesday 16th January 2018 at 7.30pm at St David’s Church, Prebendary Nigel Guthrie will become the new Vicar of our Parish of St David’s with St Michael & All Angels. We encourage you to be in place in St David’s Church by 7.15pm as the Service traditionally starts with…

Feast of the Epiphany


Community, Music, Services
Feast of the Epiphany
7
Jan
2018

The first major Festival of 2018, the Feast of the Epiphany or the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles (as the Book of Common Prayer has it), will be celebrated on Sunday 7th January this year. Mass will be sung at 10.45am and there will be Evensong & Benediction at 6pm…

Christmas I


Music, Services
Christmas I
31
Dec
2017

Owing to Clergy holidays and the Interregnum, there will be no Midweek Masses in Christmas week this year. However we end 2017 on Sunday 31st December with a joyful Sung Mass at 10.45am celebrating the Holy Family and the Holy Name of Jesus. Our celebrant and preacher once again is our…

Christmas Day


Community, Music, Services
Christmas Day
25
Dec
2017

Please join us on Christmas Day morning at 10.30am (15 minutes earlier than usual – Turkey time) for Sung Mass and Prayers at the Crib, as we greet the Baby Jesus. All are welcome. Our Celebrant & preacher is Ven David Gunn-Johnson. Music for 2017 – Hymns: 34 : 33 :…

Midnight Mass


Community, Music, Services
Midnight Mass
24
Dec
2017

Visitor or regular, you will be most welcome to join us at 11pm on Christmas Eve as the Choir sings Carols from the West Gallery, or at 11.30pm for the start of our joyful Midnight Mass of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Sung Mass and Blessing of the Crib,…

Christingle at St David’s


Community, Music, Services
Christingle at St David’s
24
Dec
2017

For a child friendly Christingle Service and Nativity tableau at 4pm on Christmas Eve, Sunday 24th December, visit our partner church, St David’s on Hele Road/Queen’s Terrace. All are most welcome to come and enjoy a moment of rest and reflection on the Christmas story. Following the Transformation Project building work,…

Advent 2017


Community, Music, Services
Advent 2017
24
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. Sunday 24th December, Advent IV. Sung Mass at 10.45am.…

Gaudete Sunday – Advent III


Music, Services
Gaudete Sunday – Advent III
17
Dec
2017

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is kept as Gaudete Sunday, from the Introit words “Rejoice in the Lord alway”, and the rose candle of the Advent wreath is lit. The Liturgical colour is ROSE RED for which we have a special set of Vestments. Music for 2017 – Hymns: 11 :…

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, Carols and Candles 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,…