Our thanks to all who made September so memorable by helping and supporting our Heritage Open Days activities, and our Michaelmas Patronal Festival – service, music, sermon, flowers, lunch & fizz!
Copies of a new booklet containing all the 150th Anniversary Articles are available in Church for a suggested donation of £3.
Sat 5 October. Visit to Tyntesfield, National Trust property, former home of William Gibbs. We will sing Evensong in the splendid Chapel there at 3pm.
Sun 6 Oct, Harvest Festival 11am. Choral Mass Hymns:259: 262: 493. Mass in F, Sumsion. Motet:Thou visitest the earthm Greene. Bountiful Table of Baking, Preserves & Produce at 12noon.
6pm Choral Evensong & Benediction. Responses: Reading. Psalm 142. Hymn 205. Canticles: Tallis Short Service. Anthem: Locus Iste, Bruckner O salutaris: 269. Tantum Ergo: 268.
Tue 8 Oct, 5.30pm at Exeter Cathedral. Choral Evensong with Dedication of Memorial to St Wilfrid’s Community.
Sun 13 Oct, Trinity XVII. 11am Sung Mass. Hymns 324: 439: 445. Missa Lauda Sion, Palestrina. Motet: Ave verum corpus, Pearsall.
Wed 16 Oct, 7.30pm. St Michael’s Lecture. Prof James Clark. Re-thinking the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Author of several studies on late mediaeval religion and culture, Prof Clark was consultant for the BBC TV series, Tudor Abbey Farm.
Sun 20 Oct, Trinity XVIII. 11am Mass. Hymns 440: 310: 358. :4-part Mass, Byrd. Hear my prayer O Lord, Purcell.
Tue 22 Oct, 7pm for 7.30. Deanery Synod Meeting at St James’ Church, Mount Pleasant. Main Topic – Music & Psalms in Worship, led by Canon James Mustard, Cathedral Precentor. Open to all
Sun 27 Oct Saints Simon & Jude, Apostles. 11am Mass. Hymns:195: 214: 359. Mass in A minor, Casciolini. Give us the wings of faith, Bullock.
Sat 2 Nov, 7.30pm at St David’s Church. An Evening of Poetry & Music. Tickets £12, including canapés & drink.
Sun 3 November, All Saints. 11am Mass. Hymns 197: 226: 396. Missa ‘O quam gloriosum’, Luis de Victoria. Justorum animae, Stanford. 12noon Bountiful Table.
6pm All Souls’ Requiem Mass. Setting: Missa pro defunctis, Casciolini.
At St Michael’s, worship is traditional, music is excellent, people are friendly, and all are welcome. Please join us.