Events

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
23
Mar
2019

The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 23rd March (World Meteorology/Weather Day) in the Orangery at the Imperial from 9.00am – sign up/details in our churches, see Ian Smith, or just turn up. There’s usually about a dozen of us. As usual this is the 4th Saturday of the month. An…

Exeter Chamber Choir – Lent Music


Community, Music
Exeter Chamber Choir – Lent Music
23
Mar
2019

Saturday 23rdMarch 2019, 7.30pm at St. Michael and All Angels, Mt Dinham, we are delighted to welcome Exeter Chamber Choir, directed by Andrew Daldorph and with our Vicar Nigel Guthrie among the Basses.  Their Concert will feature a wide variety of Music suited to the Season of Lent. From the Exeter…

Services in March


Lectures, Music, Services
Services in March
24
Mar
2019

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)…

Mothering Sunday


Community, Music, Services
Mothering Sunday
31
Mar
2019

Mothering Sunday, or Laetare Sunday, with Sung Mass at 11am, is on 31st March this year. It’s always a special day at St Michael’s and a moment of mid-Lent joy. Our Celebrant is Fr Nigel & Preacher is Reader Howard Friend. The special set of Rose Red Vestments is used, posies…

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music, Services
Parish Lunch Club
4
Apr
2019

The next monthly Parish Lunch is arranged for 12 noon on Thursday 4th April taking place at  Exeter  College’s @34 Restaurant. All are welcome at these friendly social gatherings over a first rate Lunch served for £10 or less. Exeter College’s @34 Restaurant is in the Laurence Building on the Hele…

Holy Week 2019


Community, Music, Services
Holy Week 2019
14
Apr
2019

The hardest but most rewarding time of the Christian Year, especially when we share and observe it together as unworthy but faithful disciples.  We walk with Jesus from Adulation, through Companionship, Betrayal, Suffering and Acceptance to Resurrection; a real emotional roller-coaster, to use the current parlance.  Please join us as…

Spy Wednesday – Stations of the Cross


Music, Services
Spy Wednesday – Stations of the Cross
17
Apr
2019

Wednesday 17th April at 7pm (note the later time), Spy Wednesday when Judas arranged to betray Jesus, the traditional 14 Stations of the Cross are prayed. The devotional poem “Stabat Mater dolorosa” will be sung to the setting by Pergolesi. Stations of the Cross are said weekly during Lent on…

St Michael’s Lectures 2019


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures 2019
24
Apr
2019

Wednesdays 13th, 20th, 27th March; 3rd, 10th April, at 7pm, Professor Oliver Nicholson (Univ of Minnesota) will guide our Lent Reading Group in “Selections from Cyprian”. All welcome – attendance at just one or a few sessions is fine – these meetings follow (optional) Stations of the Cross at 6pm. Everyone,…

Past Events

Lent Reading Group – St Cyprian


Lectures, Music
Lent Reading Group – St Cyprian
20
Mar
2019

S. Michael’s Lent Group – 5 Wednesdays in Lent 7.00-8.15pm: Reading S. Cyprian of Carthage (martyred 258 AD) Persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire in the first three centuries AD was one of the formative traumas of European Civilisation.   People were still telling tales of the martyrs, painting pictures of…

Stations of the Cross


Lectures, Music, Services
Stations of the Cross
20
Mar
2019

Wednesdays at 6.00-6.50pm during Lent (13,20,27 March & 3,10 April 2019) the Stations of the Cross are prayed at St Michael’s. “Powerful and evocative use of scripture,” said Curate Christopher Durrant.  You might also like to stay for our Lent Reading Group at 7.00-8.15pm on these 5 Wednesdays, which will…

Ash Wednesday


Community, Music, Services
Ash Wednesday
6
Mar
2019

Ash Wednesday, the First Day of Lent, is Wednesday 6th March this year, rather late in the calendar. 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…

Shrove Tuesday Choir Practice


Community, Music
Shrove Tuesday Choir Practice
5
Mar
2019

On Shrove Tuesday, 5th March 2019, there is Vespers & Meditation at 6pm, our regular weekly Choir Practice from 7pm, and by 8.30pm we hope to be cooking and eating Pancakes at the back of the Church. As always, you are most welcome to visit and join us for some or…

March Evensong – Chapel Choir


Community, Music, Services
March Evensong – Chapel Choir
3
Mar
2019

We welcome the University of Exeter Chapel Choir to sing our Choral Evensong & Benediction on Sunday 3rd March at 6pm. Michael Graham will conduct the Chapel Choir in music including Responses by John Sanders, Canticles composed for Jesus College Cambridge by William Mathias, and Balfour-Gardiner’s iconic Anthem Te Lucis ante…

Sundays in February


Lectures, Music, Services
Sundays in February
24
Feb
2019

 After Candlemas there’s a long wait for Lent, with Ash Wednesday on 6th March, but there’s plenty of good Liturgy and Music to celebrate and enjoy as we follow mainly the Gospel of St Luke in Year C of he Lectionary. Wed 20 Feb, 7.30pm. St Michael’s Lecture. Prof Emma Loosley…

Candlemas


Music, Services
Candlemas
3
Feb
2019

The important Feast of Candlemas, or the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, takes place 40 days after Christmas (2nd Feb). But this year we transfer it to Sunday 3rd February,  with Sung Mass in the morning at 11am and Evensong & Benediction in the evening at 6pm. Visitors are…

Candlemas at Mary Tavy


Community, Music, Services
Candlemas at Mary Tavy
2
Feb
2019

Saturday 2 February, at St Mary’s Church, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, PL19 9PE. 5pm Sung Mass for Candlemas with Fr Steven Martin and St Michael’s Choir. We sing Byrd 4-part Mass,  Eccard “When to the Temple Mary went” and a Nunc Dimittis as well as Congregational Hymns etc.. The important Feast…

Sundays in January


Lectures, Music, Services
Sundays in January
27
Jan
2019

These first few Sundays of 2019, we celebrate the Epiphany – the visit of the Wise Men with their Gifts for the Infant Jesus – and then follow the early Ministry of Jesus, his Baptism by his cousin John, the Wedding at Cana, and his reading in the Synagogue. The…

Feast of the Epiphany


Community, Music, Services
Feast of the Epiphany
6
Jan
2019

The first major Festival of 2019, 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 6th January. Mass will be sung at 11am and there will be Choral Evensong & Benediction at 6pm as…