June 2019 at St Michael’s

Do come and enjoy the Feast Days, Concerts and Lectures happening this month from Ascension Day (Thurs 30th May) through to Exeter Chorale’s Concert (Sun 30th Jun), particularly our Corpus Christi Procession (Thurs 20th Jun).

Our Peregrine Falcon pair hatched 2 chicks on Thursday 9 May. They should fledge after just 6 weeks of rapid development from bundles of fluff to strong juveniles. We are estimating 20 June onwards for them to fly the nest.

Sun 2 June, Sunday after Ascension. 11am. Hymns 352, 355, 388. Mass in E, Darke. Come Holy Ghost, Attwood. Fr Nigel Guthrie. Bountiful Table of Baking, Preserves & Produce. The Vicar is also hoping to hold a short Congregational Meeting after Mass.

6pm Choral Evensong & Benediction. Led by Rev Alison Whiting & Fr Nigel. Reading Responses. Psalm 68. Hymn 63. Brewer in D. Lift up your heads, O ye Gates – Mathias. O salutaris 269, Tantum Ergo 268.

Tue 4 June, 7.30pm at St David’s Church. Heritage Lecture – YMCA Exeter; Christian voices across 170 years – Dr
Tom Browne.

Sat 8 June, in Exeter Cathedral at 7.30pm, Exeter Chamber Choir sing J S Bach’s awesome B minor Mass. Ticket range from £26 to £7.

Sun 9 June, Pentecost/Whitsunday. 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 139, 137, 408. Missa Inter Vestibulum, Guerrero. Listen sweet dove, Grayston Ives. Ven David Gunn-Johnson.

Sun 9 June, in Exeter Cathedral at 6.30pm, #ThyKingdomCome Diocesan Prayer & Worship Event.

Sun 16 June, Trinity/Music Sunday. 11am Sung Mass. Fr Dominic Cyrus. Hymns 146, 159(St Patrick’s Breastplate), 336. Mass in C&F by Stanford, Holy, Holy, Holy by Schubert. (The Spatzenmesse/Sparrow Mass, Laudate Dominum, both by Mozart are held over to a later date.)

Sun 16 June, 4pm. ‘Duo Lirico’ Piano & Violin Recital – Faure, Ravel, Franck. £10 including Refreshments (under 18s free).

Tue 18 June, 7.30pm at St David’s Church. Heritage Lecture – Can we blame weather & climate for the church cracks? – Dr Clive Wilson.

Wed 19 June at 7.30pm Sophia Engel and Georgia Bauer will give a St Michael’s Lecture on “How relevant is peace and reconciliation work in Europe today”.

Thurs 20 June, Corpus Christi. 7.30pm Sung Mass & Procession. Hymns 333, 271, 305. Mass for 4 voices, Ave verum corpus, both by William Byrd. We thank Tina Guthrie and Peter King for leading our music tonight.

Sat 22 June, 9am. Men’s Breakfast at The Imperial.

Sun 23 June, Trinity I. 11am Mass. Hymns 205, 225, 70. Mass in the Dorian mode, Blessed are those that be undefiles in the way, both by Thomas Tallis. Fr Nigel.

Sat 29 June, 11.30-2.30, at St David’s Church, The Summer Fête – Grand Draw tickets available, help on St Michael’s stalls welcomed – please see Paula.

Sat 29 Jun, 7pm. Benefit Concert – Music for Palestine. Piano quartets & folk music. £10 (£5 children).

Sun 30 June, Trinity II. 11am Mass. Hymns 86, 465, 387. Little Organ Mass, Achieved is the glorious work, both by Haydn. Sermon Bill Pattinson & Celebrant Fr Nigel.

Sun 30 June at 4.30pm. Exeter Chorale’s Tea-time Concert of popular Madrigals & Part-songs on the theme of “Time” directed by John Draisey is in support of Exeter Hospiscare. £10 including Refreshments.