Music

John Thurmer Memorial Lecture 2017


Lectures, Music
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.” Dr Bruce Coleman is a Senior Lecturer in History…

Whitsunday-Pentecost


Music, Services
Whitsunday-Pentecost
4
Jun
2017

Sunday 4th June at 10.45am, Sung Mass for Pentecost Sunday. This being a First Sunday this year, there will the “Bountiful Table” – please donate and purchase cakes, preserves and the like – and also Choral Evensong & Benediction at 6pm. 50 days after Easter, we recall the sending of the…

Choral Evensong for June


Music, Services
Choral Evensong for June
4
Jun
2017

Please join us on Sunday 4th June at 6pm for Choral Evensong & Benediction. Responses – Radcliffe, written for the Edington Festival; Psalms 67 and/or 133; Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D minor by Thomas Attwood Walmisley (1814-1856). The Anthem for this Pentecost Sunday is God is a Spirit by William Sterndale…

Cathedral – Thy Kingdom Come


Community, Music, Services
Cathedral – Thy Kingdom Come
4
Jun
2017

Pentecost Sunday 4th June 2017 from 6.30pm in Exeter Cathedral. In response to the Archbishops’ Call “#ThyKingdom_Come” to pray for better witness & evangelism in our nation, the parishes of the Diocese of Exeter are invited to join Bishop Sarah in prayer at Exeter Cathedral, with the University Chapel Choir and…

Trinity Sunday


Music, Services
Trinity Sunday
11
Jun
2017

Sunday 11th June at 10.45am, we celebrate the core Christian insight into the nature of God, the Holy Trinity; Father, Son & Holy Spirit. Creator, Redeemer, & Inspirer. Our Celebrant is Fr Christopher Durrant and our Preacher is Bill Pattinson, Reader in the Parish. Three Persons, One God – not a…

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…

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music
Parish Lunch Club
16
Jun
2017

The monthly Parish Lunch Club has booked 2 further dates for Summer Term 2017. These are Thursday May 4th and FRIDAY June 16th, both at 12 noon. The Friday date offers a “Roast” option. All are welcome at these friendly social gatherings which take place at Exeter College’s @34 Restaurant in…

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…

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,…

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…

Past Events for Music

Sunday after Ascension


Community, Music, Services
Sunday after Ascension
28
May
2017

Sunday 28th May, Sung Mass at 10.45am for Easter 7, the Sunday after Ascension. Hymns from New English Hymnal are 345 : 271 : 388.  Again this week our Archbishops of Canterbury & York are asking all Christians, in the Church of England and all other Denominations, to pray for…

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
27
May
2017

Saturday 27 May at 9am at the Farmers’ Union for the next Men’s Breakfast. 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 and lively conversation. Just after the Feast of the Ascension. It would…

Ascension Day


Music, Services
Ascension Day
25
May
2017

Thursday 25th May, 40 days after Easter, we celebrate the Ascension of our Lord Jesus Christ into Heaven. At 7.30am, we have Ascension Day Matins. Plainsong Matins is sung from the West Gallery, followed by breakfast. At 6pm Plainsong Vespers is sung, and Choir Practice follows promptly at 6.30pm. At 7.30pm there is…

Rogation Sunday Procession


Community, Music, Services
Rogation Sunday Procession
21
May
2017

Rogation Sunday, 21st 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 10.45am Mass with a procession with hymns around Mount Dinham, praying for God to…

Exevox Concert – Northern Lights


Community, Music
Exevox Concert – Northern Lights
20
May
2017

Saturday 20th May at 7.30 pm, Exevox Chamber Choir, directed by Peter Adcock, will be performing a programme of a cappella music entitled ‘Northern Lights’. “Following on from our mini-concert in October 2016 during our annual “Church Safari’, we look forward to returning to St Michael’s Church to fill the wonderful…

Sundays after Easter


Music, Services
Sundays after Easter
14
May
2017

Between Low Sunday and Rogation Sunday, there are 3 ordinary Sundays after Easter.  This year they are:- Sun 30 Apr – Easter 3/II – Sung Mass at 10.45am. Mass in A minor, by Casciolini; Motet, Ego sum panis vivus, by Palestrina. John 6:48-50. Ego sum panis vivus. Patres vestri manducaverunt manna in…

Matins – Exeter Pride


Community, Music, Services
Matins – Exeter Pride
13
May
2017

Saturday 13th May sees the Annual Exeter Pride Day organised by the city’s LGBTQ+ communities. At St Michael’s at 10am there will be Sung Matins to which we welcome all, of any faiths or none, who want to show solidarity and to pray before the Parade.  If you wish to join…

Choral Evensong for May


Music, Services
Choral Evensong for May
7
May
2017

Sunday 7th May 2017 at 6pm, our monthly Choral Evensong & Benediction during Eastertide features the flowing Sumsion Responses, Ps 29:1-10, Office Hymn103, Mag & Nunc in C by Stanford and O salutaris by Rossini & Tantum Ergo by Fauré. But the main event is the splendid, thrilling, multi-verse Anthem “Ye…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


Community, Music, Services
Annual Parochial Church Meeting
26
Apr
2017

At St Michael’s Church on Wednesday 26th April, at 7.30pm, preceded by Holy Communion at 7pm. The APCM, reviewing 2016 and looking prayerfully to the future for both St David’s and St Michael’s Churches, will be held at St Michael’s this year. This important Meeting also elects Churchwardens for the Parish,…

St George’s Day Cream Teas


Community, Music
St George’s Day Cream Teas
23
Apr
2017

Sunday 23rd April from 3pm onwards in St Michael’s Church. Please come and enjoy music by the St James’ Brass Quartet, and a lovely Cream Tea in celebration of St George’s Day. Cost is £5, and proceeds will be shared between the church and the quartet. ... Read more