Music

Gaudete Sunday – Advent III


Music, Services
Gaudete Sunday – Advent III
16
Dec
2018

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is kept as Gaudete Sunday, from the Introit words “Rejoice in the Lord alway”, and the rose candle of the Advent wreath is lit. The Liturgical colour is ROSE RED for which we have a special set of Vestments. We sing Mass in Phrygian Mode by…

Services in December


Community, Music, Services
Services in December
16
Dec
2018

Thurs 13 Dec, 7.30pm. Exeter Swedish Choir Santa Lucia Celebrations – All welcome. Sun 16 Dec, Advent III, Gaudete Sunday. 11am Sung Mass. Phrygian Mode, Wood. Rejoice in the Lord always, Anon. Sun 16 Dec, 6pm at St David’s Church. Carol Service. Sat 22 Dec, 9am. Men’s Breakfast at The Imperial. Sun 23 Dec,…

Men’s Breakfast


Community, Music
Men’s Breakfast
22
Dec
2018

The next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday 22nd December, in the Orangery at the Imperial, from 9.00am – sign up/details in our churches or see Ian Smith. As usual this is the 4th Saturday of the month. An Open Invitation to the men of St David’s and St Michael’s, and any…

Midnight Mass


Community, Music, Services
Midnight Mass
24
Dec
2018

Visitor or regular, you will be most welcome to join us at 11pm on Christmas Eve as the Choir sings Carols, or at 11.30pm for the start of our joyful Midnight Mass of the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. Sung Mass and Blessing of the Crib, by candlelight, with…

Christmas Day


Community, Music, Services
Christmas Day
25
Dec
2018

Please join us on Christmas Day morning at 10.30am (half an hour earlier than usual – Turkey time!) for Sung Mass and Prayers at the Crib, as we greet the Baby Jesus. All are welcome at St Michael’s. Our Celebrant & preacher is Fr Christopher Durrant. Music for 2018 – Hymns:…

Past Events for Music

Swedish Choir – St Lucia Day


Community, Music, Services
Swedish Choir – St Lucia Day
13
Dec
2018

Thursday 13th December at 7.30pm. we are delighted to welcome Exeter’s Swedish community & choir for their Celebrations of St Lucia Day. This traditional pre-Christmas Festival will involve a Singing Procession with Candles, with special customs and saffron buns, bringing light to the darkest time of the year. All are welcome to…

Advent Procession and Carol Service


Community, Music, Services
Advent Procession and Carol Service
9
Dec
2018

The Advent Procession is on Sunday 9th December at 6pm. Prayers, Readings, Hymns, Carols and Candles illuminate the plainsong Great O Antiphons, which we also hear in the  Advent Hymn “O come, O come Emmanuel”, and culminate in a choral setting of the Magnificat. The final hymn is “Lo, he…

Advent Sunday


Music, Services
Advent Sunday
2
Dec
2018

Sung Mass and Litany at 11.00am. Advent Sunday is the start of the Christian Year; the Liturgical colour changes to PURPLE The Litany published by Archbishop Thomas Cranmer in 1544 is the earliest officially authorized vernacular service in English.  The Litany is sung in Procession and the 1st candle of the…

University of Exeter Contemporary Choir


Community, Music
University of Exeter Contemporary Choir
1
Dec
2018

Saturday 1st December at 7pm, we are delighted to welcome University of Exeter Contemporary Choir to give their Christmas Concert at St Michael’s. With an exciting and varied programme of music from this large and enthusiastic choir, plus audience carols.  Admission is just £2, and there will be Refreshments and…

Exeter Chorale – Requiem


Community, Music
Exeter Chorale – Requiem
25
Nov
2018

Sunday 25th December at 4.30pm, Exeter Chorale with Musical Director Simon Dunbavand return to St Michael’s for a Tea-time Concert featuring two contrasting settings of the Requiem and 2 songs from local composer Peter Nickol. The “Missa pro Defunctis” by Portuguese composer Manuel Cardoso, published 1625, is on the cusp of…

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.…

Quiz Night at St James’


Community, Music
Quiz Night at St James’
10
Nov
2018

Saturday 10th November at 7pm in St James’ Church Hall – a Food (Chili & cheese) & Quiz Evening organised by St James’ Church. Doors open at 6.30pm. Apologies that we have not been able to raise a “St Mike’s team”, but if you wish to go as an individual or…

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.…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting


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Annual Parochial Church Meeting
8
Nov
2018

Actually it’s an EXTRAORDINARY PARISH CHURCH MEETING finally being on THURSDAY 8th NOVEMBER – at 7.30pm at St David’s Church. It will be followed by a short PCC Meeting! At St David’s Church on Thursday 8th November, at 7.30pm. The E/APCM, will receive and approve the delayed Accounts for 2016 &…

Requiem for All Souls’ Day


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Requiem for All Souls’ Day
4
Nov
2018

Sunday 4th November 2018, Sung Requiem Mass, 6.00pm. (transferred from Fri 2nd Nov) All Souls’ Day is a special day of prayer for the dead, “The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed”, celebrated normally on 2nd November, the day after All Saints’ Day. A list of those to be remembered and prayed for…