Dec 2019 & Jan 2020 at St Michael’s

Wishing you a fruitful Advent and a joyful Christmas & Epiphany from all at St Michael’s Mount Dinham.

Sun 1st Dec, 11am. ADVENT SUNDAY. Sung Mass. Litany in Procession, 11, 15. Missa Brevis, Lotti. Matin Responsory, Palestrina. 12Noon Bountiful Table of Bakes, Preserves & Produce.
N.B. No Evensong on Sun 1st Dec.

Sat 7th Dec, 10 – 12. Church Cleaning Morning – please come & help if you can.

Sun 8th Dec, 11am. Advent II. Hymns: 5: 10: 16. Mass in the Dorian Mode, Tallis. People Look East, Trad.
6pm ADVENT PROCESSION & CAROL SERVICE, followed by Mulled Wine & Mince Pies.

Fri 13th Dec, early evening, time tbc. Swedish Choir Santa Lucia celebration. All welcome.

Sun 15th Dec, 11am. Gaudete, Advent III. 7: 12: 499 . Mass in Phrygian Mode, Wood. E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come, Manz.

Sun 15th Dec, 6pm at St David’s Church. Service of Readings & Carols.

Wed 18th Dec, 7.30pm.  The Revd. Dr. Alastair Logan “In Search of Ancient Gnostics”

Sun 22nd Dec, 11am. Advent IV. 21: 57: 186. Missa Brevissima, Casciolini. Ave Maria, Arcadelt.

Tue 24th Dec, 11.30pm. Midnight Mass of the Nativity. With Carols from the Gallery at 11pm. Hymns: 26: 29: 30. Mass in F, Sumsion. O magnum mysterium, Byrd.

Wed 25th Dec, 10.30am (N.B. earlier time) Christmas Day Sung Mass. 24: 32: 30 (v1,2,6,7). Mass in F, Darke. Ding, dong, Merrily on High, arr. Woodward.
Sun 29th Dec, 11am. Christmas I. 25: 39: 42. Merbecke/Shaw. O men from the fields, Cooke.

Sunday 5th January 2020. Christmas II/Epiphany. Sung Mass. 50: 47: 52. Mass in F, Wood. Whence is that goodly fragrance, arr. Willcocks.

6pm Choral Evensong & Benediction for Epiphany. Smith Responses. Psalm 98 (&100). Hymn 49. Stanford in C. Anthem: Christus, Mendelssohn. O salutaris 269 Tantum Ergo 268.

Sun 12th Jan, 11am. Epiphany I/Baptism of the Lord. 56: 495: 58. Missa l’Hora passa, Viadana. Lully, Lullay – Keitch

Sun 19th Jan, 11am. Epiphany II. 55: 294: 467. Missa Sancti Nicolai, Nicholson. The Lamb, Tavener.

Sat 25th Jan, 9.30am. Men’s Breakfast at the Farmers’ Union, Queen’s Terrace.

Sun 26th Jan, 11am. Epiphany III. 36: 302: 57. Mass in F, Darke. Beati Quorum Via, Stanford.

Wed 29th Jan, 7.30pm Lecture. Dr. Robert Guyver will speak on John Coleridge Patteson, the martyred Bishop of Melanesia.

Sunday 2nd February, 11am. Candlemas. Sung Mass. 439: 408: 44. Mass in C&F, Nunc Dimittis in B flat, both by Stanford.

6pm Choral Evensong & Benediction for Candlemas. Reading Responses. Psalm 122 (&132). Hymn: 475. Stanford in B flat. Anthem: O nata lux, Lauridsen. O salutaris, Tantum Ergo.