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Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening


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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…

Easter Vigil Mass


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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…

Easter Day


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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…

Services in April


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Services in April
21
Apr
2019

St Michael’s offers an inclusive welcome. Worship is traditional, music is excellent and people are friendly. During Lent we spend more time in prayer and study to deepen & broaden our faith. At St Michael’s we use Wednesdays (3,10 Apr) for this. Stations of the Cross at 6pm is a prayerful…

Farewell to Fr Christopher Durrant


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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, &…

Men’s Breakfast


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Men’s Breakfast
27
Apr
2019

The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 27th April 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 Open Invitation to…

Past Events for Community

Maundy Thursday


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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…

Holy Week 2019


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Holy Week 2019
16
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…

Palm Sunday


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Palm Sunday
14
Apr
2019

On Sunday 14th April, the Palm Sunday Service will start earlier at 10.30am because of the Palm Procession and dramatic Passion Gospel to end by 12noon.  Our Celebrant is Fr Christopher Durrant. As we start the journey of Holy Week with Jesus and his Disciples, there is the traditional Blessing and…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


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Annual Parochial Church Meeting
11
Apr
2019

It’s that time of year again -  ANNUAL PARISH CHURCH MEETING is on THURSDAY 11th APRIL – at 7.00pm at St Michael’s Church this year. At St Michael’s Church on Thursday 11th April, at 7pm. The APCM, will receive and approve Accounts for 2018, briefly review 2018 ad prayerfully look to…

Exeter Festival Chorus Concert


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Exeter Festival Chorus Concert
6
Apr
2019

 For its Spring concert and very appropriate for the Lenten season Exeter Festival Chorus will be presenting a programme entitled ‘Miserere’ in St Michael’s on Saturday 6th April at 7.30pm. The sorrows and suffering of Mary, mother of Christ, are the inspiration for this concert. Allegri’s famous ‘Miserere’ is a…

Parish Lunch Club


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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…

Mothering Sunday


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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…

Exeter Chamber Choir – Lent Music


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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…

Ash Wednesday


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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


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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…