Services

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…

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…

Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass


Music, Services
Monthly CBS Plainsong Mass
29
Jun
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…

Parish Quiet Day


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
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……

Past Events for Services

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…

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


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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…

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,…

Low Sunday – Easter 2/I


Community, Music, Services
Low Sunday – Easter 2/I
23
Apr
2017

Sunday 23rd April, Sung Mass at 10.45am – it may be “Low Sunday” but we are rejoicing with the beautiful Mass in F by Charles Wood, and the lively Easter Anthem by 18th century American composer William Billings. Our Celebrant & Preacher is Bishop Martin Shaw. Please also come in the…

Easter Day


Community, Music, Services
Easter Day
16
Apr
2017

Easter Sunday, 16th April at 10.45am, Festal Sung Mass and Blessing of the Easter Garden. Our Celebrant and Preacher this joyous morning will be Fr Christopher Durrant.  All at St Michael’s wish you a Happy and Blessed Easter. Christ is Risen; He is risen indeed! A “Day of Obligation” but we hope…

Easter Vigil Mass


Community, Music, Services
Easter Vigil Mass
15
Apr
2017

Easter Eve, Saturday 15th April 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…