Lectures

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…

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…

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St Michael’s Lectures 2019


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St Michael’s Lectures 2019
10
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,…

Lent Reading Group – St Cyprian


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Lent Reading Group – St Cyprian
10
Apr
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


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Stations of the Cross
10
Apr
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…

Services in March


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Services in March
31
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)…

Sundays in February


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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…

Sundays in January


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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…