Services in March

Hosted by: st Michael's Church & Choir

St Michael’s offers an inclusive welcome. Worship is traditional, music is excellent and people are friendly.

During Lent we are encouraged to spend more time in prayer and in study to deepen & broaden our faith. At St Michael’s we can use one or more Wednesdays (13,20,27 Mar & 3,10 Apr) for this. Stations of the Cross at 6pm is a prayerful 45min meditation on Jesus’ Passion.

The Lent Reading Group on the same Wednesdays at 7pm for an hour or so will explore the writings of Cyprian, 3rd century Bishop and Martyr in Carthage.

Sun 31 Mar, Laetare/Mothering Sunday, 11am. Rose Vestments & Simnel Cake. Hymns 185, 451, 63. Missa “Dixit Maria”, Hassler. O Lorde, the maker of al thing, Joubert.

Also Tuesdays & Thursdays 6-6.40pm (except in August) Plainsong Vespers & meditation.

Tuesdays 7-8.30pm Choir Practice. New singers always welcome.

Wednesdays 9.30am BCP Matins. 10am Said Mass.

You may like to know that on Fri 1 Mar, St David’s Day, at 7pm at Little St Mary’s Church, Cambridge, a new set of Stations of the Cross are being dedicated, in memory of Rev Dr John Hughes.

Sun 3 Mar, Transfiguration. 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 494, 234, 443. Little Organ Mass, Haydn. Motet: O nata lux, Tallis. Followed by the Bountiful Table.

Sun 3 Mar at 6pm, Choral Evensong & Benediction. Sung by University Chapel Choir. Psalm 89:1-18. Hymn: 377.

Wed 6 Mar Ash Wednesday. 9.30am BCP Matins.

Wed 6 Mar, 7.30pm, Ash Wednesday Sung Mass with Imposition of Ashes. Hymns 84, 70, 67. Missa Brevis & Miserere Mei, Lotti.

Thu 7 Mar. Parish Lunch, 12 noon, at Exeter College’s @34 Restaurant – please sign up in Church.

Sat 9 Mar, 7pm at Salvation Army Temple, Friars Gate, Exeter. Bach’s St Matthew Passion – Exeter Bach Society & Exeter Chorale, directed by Jonathan Lucas Wood. £18

Sun 10 Mar, Lent I, 11am. Hymns (383) Litany, 307, 72. Mass in the Phrygian Mode, Wood. Lord, for Thy tender mercy’s sake, Amen, Farrant/Hilton.

Sun 17 Mar, Lent II, 11am. Hymns 381, 62, 73. Mass in A minor, Casciolini. Turn Thy face from my sins, Attwood.

Fri 22 Mar, 8am-8pm at St David’s Church, All-day Brexit Prayer Vigil, open to all, organised by Fr Christopher Durrant – prayers every half-hour throughout the day.

Sat 23 Mar, 9.00am Men’s Breakfast at the Imperial. Details from Ian Smith at St David’s.

Sat 23 Mar at 7.30pm, Exeter Chamber Choir Concert. Music for Lent. Admission £10.

Sun 24 Mar, Lent III, 11am. Hymns 276, 281, 468. Mass in C, Ireland. Sicut Cervus, Palestrina. (Like as the hart, Howells.)


St Michael and All Angels’ Church, Dinham Road, Mount Dinham, Exeter, EX4 4EB