Services

Epiphany II


Music, Services
Epiphany II
19
Jan
2020

Sunday 19th January 2020, Sung Mass at 11am. Our Celebrant and Preacher is Fr Dominic Cyrus, Vice-Principal of South West Ministry Training Course. Hymns: 55: 294: 467. Setting: Missa Sancti Nicolai, by Nicholson. Motet: The Lamb, by Tavener – Jesus is the Lamb of God. On this Sunday in 2016 we remembered…

Parish Lunch Club


Community, Music, Services
Parish Lunch Club
23
Jan
2020

The next monthly Parish Lunch is arranged for 12 noon on Thursday 23rd January 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. Please sign up in advance with your menu choices on the lists…

Epiphany III


Music, Services
Epiphany III
26
Jan
2020

Sunday 26th January 2020, Sung Mass at 11am, with Celebrant Fr Nigel Guthrie and Preacher Reader Howard Friend. The Gospel Reading is the Call of the first Disciples of Jesus. Hymns: 36: 302: 57. Setting: Mass in F, by Charles Wood (rather than Darke). Motet: Sicut Cervus, by Palestrina –…

Candlemas


Community, Music, Services
Candlemas
2
Feb
2020

The important Feast of Candlemas, or the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, takes place 40 days after Christmas (2nd Feb). And this year we celebrate it on Sunday 2nd February,  with Sung Mass in the morning at 11am and Evensong & Benediction in the evening at 6pm. Visitors are…

Bountiful Table


Community, Music, Services
Bountiful Table
2
Feb
2020

The Bountiful Table is held on the first Sunday of each month after 11am Sung Mass, at about 12noon – Sunday 2nd February – Candlemas. (No Bountiful Table in January.) An opportunity to bring and buy Baking, Preserves & Produce. while sharing a cup of Tea or Coffee and friendly conversation…

Sundays in February


Lectures, Music, Services
Sundays in February
9
Feb
2020

February this year starts with Candlemas and ends with Ash Wednesday on the 26th starting Lent; there’s plenty of good Liturgy and Music to celebrate and enjoy as we follow mainly the Gospel of St Matthew in Year A of he Lectionary. Sun 2 Feb, Candlemas. 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 439,…

Past Events for Services

Baptism of Christ


Music, Services
Baptism of Christ
12
Jan
2020

Sunday 12th January, our Sung Mass at 11am celebrates the Baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan by John the Baptist. Come and sing the Plainsong Propers and 3 splendid hymns – 56: 495: 58.  Setting: Missa l’Hora passa, by Viadana.  Motet: Guided by a shining star, by Graham Keitch (instead…

Feast of the Epiphany


Community, Music, Services
Feast of the Epiphany
5
Jan
2020

The first major Festival of 2020, the Feast of the Epiphany or the Manifestation of Christ to the Gentiles (as the Book of Common Prayer has it), will be celebrated on Sunday 5th January. Mass will be sung at 11am and there will be Choral Evensong & Benediction at 6pm as…

Christmas I


Music, Services
Christmas I
29
Dec
2019

As we approach the end of 2019, on Sunday 29th December we have Sung Mass at 11am remembering the Holy Family and their Flight into Egypt because of the envy & self-interest of Herod. Our celebrant and preacher once again is our friend Fr Dominic Cyrus and we thank him…

Christmas Day


Community, Music, Services
Christmas Day
25
Dec
2019

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 Dominic Cyrus. Music – Hymns: 24 :…

Midnight Mass


Community, Music, Services
Midnight Mass
24
Dec
2019

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…

Advent IV


Music, Services
Advent IV
22
Dec
2019

Sunday 22nd December at 11am, Sung Mass.  As we light the 4th Candle on the Advent Wreath, the Readings, Hymns and choir music direct our thoughts to Mary. The Celebrant & Preacher will be Fr Dominic Cyrus. Music is Hymns 21: 57: 186. Missa Brevissima, by Casciolini. Ave Maria, by Arcadelt. Music…

Carol Service at St David’s Church


Community, Music, Services
Carol Service at St David’s Church
15
Dec
2019

Sunday 15th December at 6pm at St David’s Church, up St David’s Hill, there will be a traditional Carol Service of Readings, Poems, and Choir & Congregational Carols. All are welcome to this inspiring celebration of the Christmas Story of the Birth of Jesus, with Seasonal Refreshments afterwards. ...

Gaudete Sunday – Advent III


Music, Services
Gaudete Sunday – Advent III
15
Dec
2019

The 3rd Sunday of Advent is known 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…

Santa Lucia Day Celebration


Community, Music, Services
Santa Lucia Day Celebration
13
Dec
2019

Friday 13th December at 7pm. we are delighted to welcome again 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…

Advent Procession and Carol Service


Community, Music, Services
Advent Procession and Carol Service
8
Dec
2019

The Advent Procession is on Sunday 8th 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…