Church Events

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The Week Ahead

Saturday 26th May
10:00
- 12:00
Coffee Cafe
Sunday 27th May
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
Taizé service
Monday 28th May
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Tuesday 29th May
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Baby & Toddler
Wednesday 30th May
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Thursday 31st May
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 10:40
Midweek Eucharist
17:30
- 18:30
Choristers
18:30
- 19:45
Choir Practice
Friday 1st June
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Saturday 2nd June
10:00
- 12:00
Coffee Cafe

Church & Community

Who's Who

The Clergy



Vicar

The Revd Gavin Knight

The Revd Gavin Knight has been the Vicar of St Michael's since September 2011. He and his wife Jo, and their three sons, live in the vicarage near the church in Summertown.

Gavin's contact details.

Download a profile of Gavin.


Associate Priests:

The Revd Rodney Hill
The Revd Rodney Hill

Born in Leicestershire Rodney has lived in Summertown since 1981, he originally trained for Ordination with the Community of the Resurrection (Mirfield) in Leeds. Rodney completed his training for Ministry at Ripon College Cuddesdon in 2014/5. After Ordination he served in West Oxford licensed to the busy four Church Osney Benefice.

Rodney has been linked with St Michael's since 1981 and has known four incumbents and was also a one-time churchwarden. In 2012 he re-joined St Michael's providing assistance to Gavin. Rodney also helps on the rota at All Saints, Wytham.

Married to Theresa, Rodney is a proud father and grandfather. Interests include reading, music (singing), travel, DIY and Leicester City.

The Revd Dr Nicholas Bradbury
The Revd Dr Nicholas Bradbury

Nicholas is originally from Yorkshire but was a chorister at Christ Church, Oxford. After a year in New Guinea and five at Oxford he was ordained in 1973 as a curate at the Elephant & Castle. His ministry has included three years with the Jesuits in New York, incumbencies in Tottenham, Wiltshire and Bristol and five years as Director of Pastoral Theology at Salisbury and Wells Theological College. In 2002 he became a Senior Fellow of the King's Fund and he has just stepped down as Head of System Leadership for the NHS Leadership Academy to run his own company, Humanum. He has made over 130 BBC broadcasts and written a book on the Inner City and, in 2015, on practical theology and the C of E. His PhD is on the French Dominican, Pierre-André Liégé, a Vatican ll. pioneer.

Nicholas is married and lives in the parish. Music, the Hindu tradition and France are particular passions.

The Revd Dr Susanna Snyder
The Revd Dr Susanna Snyder

Susie took her undergraduate degree at Emmanuel College, Cambridge and trained for ministry at Queen's College, Birmingham. Susie served her title at St Mary, Stoke Newington.

She is presently Assistant Director, Catherine of Siena College, at the University of Roehampton and a Research Associate of the Oxford Centre for Christianity and Culture at Regent's Park College, Oxford. She teaches and writes on Christian theology, ethics, migration, and social action.

She enjoys singing, running, baking, getting involved in the community, and spending time with her husband, Michael, and children Linus and Eliana.

The Revd Katie Jones

Churchwardens:

Doreen Barrett
Doreen Barrett

After teaching at high school in Vancouver for over thirty years, I came back to the UK following my daughters, one of whom eventually moved to Sydney, Australia, while the other settled in Oxford. I soon found the church hall on Banbury Road, but it took me a little longer to discover St Michael's Church on Lonsdale Road. The first time I entered the church, the then incumbent, Jan Rushton, immediately introduced me to two neighbours and the rest is history. I have been an active member of the church now for ten happy years.

Contact Doreen by email: .

Doreen Barrett
Irim Sarwar

Irim Sarwar is an American of IndoPak ancestry now living in the UK who was born Muslim and became Catholic via teaching at a Modern Orthodox Jewish school. Biology degree, Education Masters, but has catalogued books in a Dominican priory, and now works in quality assurance at an evangelical mission institution that offers research degrees. Definite mongrel. Believes in hybrid vigour in all things, especially journeys of faith.

Contact Irim by email: .


PCC, Management and Administration:

David Smith - Chair of the Buildings Team

A life long member of the church, David sang in the choir as a boy and is now working hard on 'finishing off the church' for more people to enjoy the beautiful space.

Leah Mattinson - Church Management & Halls Bookings

Parish Manager - telephone: 01865 552738
Church Hall bookings - email: .


Duncan Angwin

Music:

Duncan Angwin - Organist

Duncan has been organist at St Michael's since 1998.
When not playing the organ he is Professor of Strategic Management at Lancaster University.


Simon Neal
Simon Neal - Assistant Organist

Simon has been helping out at St Michael's since 2002.
When not playing the organ his day-jobs consist of hiring out and tuning harpsichords and fortepianos for orchestras and soloists worldwide, as well as being the personal assistant to harpsichordist and conductor Trevor Pinnock.
See: www.simonneal.com and www.trevorpinnock.com


Steve Allen
Steve Allen - Director of Music

Contact Steve by email: .

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

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News

World Environment Day Service 3rd June

All Age Eucharist will have the theme, World Environment Day.
Read more …

Coffee café and Charity Cake stall

St Michael and All Angels will be the temporary location for the partnership coffee café and charity cake stalls
Read more …

New Parish Phone number

Now that we have a new office in the Threshold we also have a new telephone number
Read more …

Mum's Spirituality & Faith Group 7th June

An informal evening get-together, once a month for mum's.
Read more …
 
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