Events

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
25
May
2019

There’s a Bonus Breakfast in support of Christian Aid at St David’s Church on Saturday 18 May from 9-11am. All welcome at this Fund-raising Breakfast. The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 25th May in the Orangery at the Imperial from 9.00am – sign up/details in our churches, see Ian…

Rogation Sunday Procession


Community, Music, Services
Rogation Sunday Procession
26
May
2019

Rogation Sunday, 26th 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 11am Mass with a procession with hymns around Mount Dinham, praying for God to…

Services in May


Community, Music, Services
Services in May
26
May
2019

St Michael’s offers an inclusive welcome. Worship is traditional, music is excellent and people are friendly. Sat 25 May, 9am. Parish Men’s Breakfast in the Orangery at The Imperial. Sun 26 May, Easter 6/Rogation Sunday. 11am. Hymns Processional booklet, 364, 342 (t178). Mass in C&F, Stanford. O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit,…

Ascension Day


Music, Services
Ascension Day
30
May
2019

Thursday 30th 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 ending with Hymn 130 “Hail the Day that sees him rise!”. This is followed by Breakfast. At 6pm Plainsong…

Whitsunday-Pentecost


Music, Services
Whitsunday-Pentecost
9
Jun
2019

Sunday 9th June at 11am, Sung Mass for Pentecost Sunday. 50 days after Easter, we recall the sending of the Holy Spirit on the first disciples and the preaching of Peter which peoples understood in their varied languages. Ven David Gunn-Johnson is our Celebrant and Preacher. Our Music is Hymns 139,…

Trinity Sunday


Music, Services
Trinity Sunday
16
Jun
2019

Sunday 16th June at 11am, we celebrate the core Christian insight into the nature of God, the Holy Trinity; Father, Son & Holy Spirit. Creator, Redeemer, & Inspirer. Our Celebrant and Preacher is Fr Dominic Cyrus. Three Persons, One God – not a logical or mathematical puzzle to confuse us; rather…

St Michael’s Lectures 2019


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures 2019
19
Jun
2019

Wednesday 19th June, 7.30pm. Sophia Engel and Georgia Bauer will give a S. Michael’s Lecture on “How relevant is peace and reconciliation work in Europe today?” Sabrina  Gröschel writes:- “During the 1958 synod meeting of the Protestant Church in Germany, two thirds of its member signed an appeal which started the…

Past Events

St David’s Heritage Lectures


Community, Lectures, Music
St David’s Heritage Lectures
21
May
2019

Up at St David’s Church, a series of Heritage Lectures in recognition of HLF support of the Transformation Project. Tuesday 21st May, 7.30pm. Martin Horrell – the Magnificent Reredos carved by Nathaniel Hitch. Tuesday 4th June, 7.30pm. Dr Tom Browne – YMCA Exeter: 173 years of Christian history told in authentic voices. Tuesday…

Exeter Pride


Community, Music, Services
Exeter Pride
11
May
2019

A Service of Solidarity with Exeter Pride will take place in St Petrock’s Church on the High Street at 10.45am on Saturday 11th May. Fr Nigel Guthrie writes:- Exeter Pride has become an established annual event in the city. The Christian churches find it hard to agree (to put it mildly)…

Low Sunday – Easter 2/I


Music, Services
Low Sunday – Easter 2/I
28
Apr
2019

Sunday 28th April, Sung Mass at 11am – “Low Sunday” – and we have Fr  Dominic Cyrus as Celebrant & Preacher at St Michael’s for the first time – we welcome him. Hymns: 114: 296: 113. Setting: Mass in F, Wood. Motet: This joyful Eastertide, also by Charles Wood. In 2018, Music…

Services in April


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Services in April
28
Apr
2019

St Michael’s offers an inclusive welcome. Worship is traditional, music is excellent and people are friendly. Fri 26 Apr, 7.30pm up at St David’s Church, Farewell Eucharist for Fr Christopher Durrant & Jenny – all welcome. Sat 27 Apr, 9am Men’s Breakfast at The Imperial. Sun 28 Apr, Low Sunday, 11am Sung Mass.…

Farewell to Fr Christopher Durrant


Community, Music, Services
Farewell to Fr Christopher Durrant
26
Apr
2019

The Revd. Christopher Durrant, Assistant Curate licensed to the Parish of St David with St Michael & All Angels, Exeter, has been offered and duly accepted the role of Rector in the Upper Itchen Benefice, Winchester Diocese (consisting of the six parishes of Cheriton, Tichborne, Beauworth, Kilmeston, Hinton Ampner, &…

Easter Day


Community, Music, Services
Easter Day
21
Apr
2019

Easter Sunday, 21st April at 11am, 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. This will be Fr Christopher’s final Mass at St Michael’s before he &Jenny move…

Easter Vigil Mass


Community, Music, Services
Easter Vigil Mass
20
Apr
2019

Easter Eve, Saturday 20th 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…

Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening
19
Apr
2019

On Good Friday evening at 8pm the ancient service of Tenebrae is sung in Latin and English by the Choir from the West Gallery to plainsong and to polyphonic music by Orlando de Lassus (1532-94) and Giovanni da Palestrina (1525-94). Please copy and distribute the Poster below if you can; this year we end…

Good Friday Liturgy


Music, Services
Good Friday Liturgy
19
Apr
2019

On Good Friday, 19th April, at 10.30am there is the special Good Friday Liturgy. The Reproaches are sung to music by Chris Upton. O my people,what have I done to you? How have I offended you? Veneration of the Cross. Crux Fidelis, attr. King John IV of Portugal. Crux fidelis, inter omnes arbor…

Maundy Thursday


Community, Music, Services
Maundy Thursday
18
Apr
2019

On Maundy Thursday, 18th April, in our Sung Mass at 7.30pm, we especially remember Jesus and his Disciples in the Upper Room, the Foot-washing, how the Last Supper became the First Holy Communion, the words of Jesus to his followers, and the Betrayal. Our beautiful and moving Liturgy this evening is…