Services

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 –…

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…

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…

Past Events for Services

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,…

Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass


Music, Services
Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass
7
Dec
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…