Lectures

Sundays in February


Lectures, Music, Services
Sundays in February
17
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. Sun 17 Feb, Septuagesima. 11am Sung Mass. Hymns: 333: 294:…

St Michael’s Lectures 2019


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures 2019
20
Feb
2019

Wednesday 20th February at 7.30pm, Professor Emma Loosley (Univ of Exeter) will address the important topic – The Syrian Conflict: What is it Really about? – from her extensive personal and professional knowledge. Everyone, of any faith or none, is warmly welcomed to the St Michael’s Lectures. There is a voluntary…

Services in March


Lectures, Music, Services
Services in March
3
Mar
2019

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

Stations of the Cross


Lectures, Music, Services
Stations of the Cross
13
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…

Past Events for Lectures

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…

Services in November


Lectures, Music, Services
Services in November
25
Nov
2018

A Summary of our Sunday Services during November 2018. Informed faith, traditional liturgy, fine music, friendly fellowship – all welcome, please join us. Also a good time for new singers to join the choir as we move towards December’s exciting Advent and Christmas music. Sun 25th Nov, 11am. CHRIST THE KING.…

St Michael’s Lectures 2018


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures 2018
9
Nov
2018

7.30 pm, Friday 9th November. Please note the day/date. JOHN THURMER MEMORIAL LECTURE: Seona Ford (Chair, The Dorothy L. Sayers Society) The Life and Work of Dorothy L. Sayers – a strong, life-long interest of Canon Thurmer. Everyone, of any faith or none, is warmly welcomed to the St Michael’s Lectures.…

Services in October


Lectures, Music, Services
Services in October
28
Oct
2018

Sun 28th Oct, 11am Simon & Jude Apostles. Hymns 477, 484(om*), 195. Mass in A minor, Casciolini. Gaudent in caelis, Tomás Luis de Victoria. Also – Choir Practice Tuesdays 7-6.30pm.  Vespers Tuesdays & Thursdays 6pm.  Matins/Low Mass Wednesdays 9.30/10am. Fri 5th October, 11am. Funeral of Tim Hampshire. Please come and support Tim’s…

Sundays in September


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Sundays in September
30
Sep
2018

Sunday, 30th September, Michaelmas and Feast of Dedication. 11am Solemn Sung Mass. Hymns: 475: 478: 343. Setting: Mass in F, Darke. Motet: O Glorious Prince St Michael, Graham Keitch (World première). Our Guest Preacher is Ven David Gunn-Johnson. Choral Services resume Sunday 2nd September with our monthly Choral Evensong at 6pm…

150th Anniversary – Open Days September 2018


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
150th Anniversary – Open Days September 2018
16
Sep
2018

As we approach our 150th Anniversary, the church will be open to visitors for the following special events, offering a warm welcome and light refreshments to everyone. • Sunday 16th September 10am-1.30pm 11am Sung Mass 12.30-1.30pm Talk on St Michael’s Pipe Organ by Neil Page, and a chance to play it. We celebrate the…

St Michael’s Lectures in May


Community, Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lectures in May
23
May
2018

We have two St Michael’s Lectures this May with LGBT+ themes in association with Exeter Pride. There is a Poster below which you may wish to download & share. Wednesday 23rd May at 7.30pm, we welcome Nicola Field, founding member of “Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners”, as featured in the…

St Michael’s Lecture – A Personal Return to Death


Lectures, Music
St Michael’s Lecture – A Personal Return to Death
25
Apr
2018

Wednesday 25th April at 7.30pm, St Michael’s Lecture by Dr David Beadle, Lecture Series organiser, on “A personal return to Death”. Three and a half years ago, David gave a St Michael’s Lecture outlining some academic ideas about the relationships between life and death, in the Bible and in modern Europe. The…

Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening


Community, Lectures, Music, Services
Tenebrae – Good Friday Evening
30
Mar
2018

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…

Lent Reading Group – Life of St Antony


Lectures, Music
Lent Reading Group – Life of St Antony
21
Mar
2018

For 5 Wednesdays in Lent at St Michael’s Church you have a chance to get up close and personal with St Antony in a Reading Group guided by historian Oliver Nicholson, who spent over 30 years teaching at the University of Minnesota. This is also instead of having St Michael’s…