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St David’s Heritage Lectures


Community, Lectures, Music
St David’s Heritage Lectures
18
Jun
2019

Up at St David’s Church, a series of Heritage Lectures in recognition of HLF support of the Transformation Project. Tuesday 18th June, 7.30pm. Dr Clive Wilson – Can we blame the weather & climate for the church’s cracks? Tuesday 21st May, 7.30pm. Martin Horrell – the Magnificent Reredos carved by Nathaniel Hitch. Tuesday…

Corpus Christi


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Corpus Christi
20
Jun
2019

Thursday 20th June, the Thursday after Trinity Sunday, we celebrate the Feast of Corpus Christi with Sung Mass at 7.30pm and a joyful  Procession with the Monstrance containing the Blessed Sacrament under an ornate Canopy around Mount Dinham (weather permitting) accompanied by Hymns and the scattering of flower petals. Hymns: 2…

Men’s Breakfast


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Men’s Breakfast
22
Jun
2019

The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 22nd June 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…

Services in June


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Services in June
23
Jun
2019

Wed 5 June, 9.30am Matins, 10am Low Mass – Today is the Feast of St Boniface, from Crediton, educated in Exeter, missionary, Bishop of Mainz, martyred in Frisia, buried in Fulda Cathedral, Germany, and newly designated Patron Saint of Devon. Sat 8 June, in Exeter Cathedral at 7.30pm, Exeter Chamber Choir…

Parish Summer Fete


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Parish Summer Fete
29
Jun
2019

Saturday 29th June, from 11.30am to 2.30pm. Our Parish Summer Fête up at St David’s Church. Lots of Stalls – cakes, plants, books, bric-a-brac. Music from Exeter Railway Band. BBQ and Refreshments. Games. Grand Prize Draw. Please support. ... Read more

Concert – Music for Palestine


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Concert – Music for Palestine
29
Jun
2019

Saturday 29th June at 7pm. We welcome four young musicians who are graduates who have performed with Nigel Kennedy and the Palestine Strings at the BBC Proms. The Programme will consist of piano quartets by Mozart and Mahler, string quartet and Arabic folk music composed for ensemble .Exceptionally gifted, the musicians…

Exeter Chorale – Tea-time Concert


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Exeter Chorale – Tea-time Concert
30
Jun
2019

Exeter Chorale, directed by John Draisey, makes a welcome return to St Michael’s with a Tea-time Concert at 4.30pm on Sunday 30th June. The programme will feature a variety of Madrigals and Part-Songs united by the theme of “Time” – a Tea-time Music, one might say. From “April is in…

Organ Recital – Jean-René André


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Organ Recital – Jean-René André
7
Aug
2019

Wednesday 7th August at 7pm, we are delighted to welcome Jean-René André, Director of Music at Rennes Cathedral, to give a Recital of popular European Organ pieces from across the centuries. The city of Rennes , Brittany in France, has been twinned with Exeter since the 1950s. Please join us for an…

Past Events for Community

Recital – French Favourites at Four


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Recital – French Favourites at Four
16
Jun
2019

Sunday 16th June 2019 at 4pm. French Favourites at Four. We welcome “Duo Lirico” Carina Smith-Violin & Alex Wilson-Piano. Popular pieces by Franck, Faure & Ravel. Tickets on the door £10 (under 18’s free) to include Tea and Carina’s fruity flapjack. “Duo Lirico” perform lyrical music for any occasion  www.alexwilsonpianist.com Poster available from link…

Cathedral – Thy Kingdom Come


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Cathedral – Thy Kingdom Come
9
Jun
2019

Pentecost Sunday 9th June 2019 from 6.30pm in Exeter Cathedral. In response to the Archbishops’ Call “#ThyKingdom_Come” to pray for better witness & evangelism in our nation, the parishes of the Diocese of Exeter are invited to join Bishop Sarah in prayer at Exeter Cathedral.  Not much detail yet, but see…

Rogation Sunday Procession


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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


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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,…

Exeter Pride


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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)…

Services in April


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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


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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, &…

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…

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…

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…