Church Events

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The Week Ahead

Tuesday 22nd August
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group
Wednesday 23rd August
10:30
- 12:30
Jill Marchant Funeral (11:30) (Crem an hour later)
Thursday 24th August
10:00
- 10:40
Midweek Eucharist
Sunday 27th August
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
silent 1/2 hour service
Tuesday 29th August
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group

Worship & Music

Taizé

Taizé worship takes place each week at St Michael's except during July and August. We meet at 6:30 pm where the church is decorated by candlelight and icons. We sing the Taizé chants and keep silence.

The Taizé Community was formed by Brother Roger Schulz in and around the period of World War II.

It is formed by over 100 brothers of different Christian denominations and as such inspires ecumenism and unity within the Church of God.

Lit candle

The Community is specifically focussed upon young adults, searching for meaning in their lives.

Taizé continues to inspire people throughout the world by its powerful use of song, silence and prayer.

Some of our own church community have travelled on pilgrimage to Taizé and are keen to promote the beauty and mystery of Taizé worship.

From Brother Roger's Letter: "God is love alone":

"Since my youth, I think that I have never lost the intuition that community life could be a sign that God is love, and love alone. Gradually the conviction took shape in me that it was essential to create a community with men determined to give their whole life and who would always try to understand one another and be reconciled, a community where kindness of heart and simplicity would be at the centre of everything."

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

From the Church of England web site
© The Archbishops' Council

News

Church Halls car park

The construction of the 3 apartments will begin in July.
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Groundbreaking: The Threshold Project

Sunday 2 July after the 10am All age Eucharist with drinks and a ceremonial turning of the sod!
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One more person needed for South Africa

Our link parish in Tuang in the diocese of Kimberley & Kuruman would like one of our parishioners to represent St Michael's.
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Eco-Justice Sunday 10am June 18th

How can the church undertake a more sustainable and environment-friendly world?
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Monthly FoodBank collection

Please try to bring something to put in the box for the first Sunday of the month at the All-Age service.
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St Michael & All Angels is a training parish

We are privileged that our church is used as a resource for the formation of Christian leaders in the Church of England.
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A Blog for all Seasons

Gavin’s weekly blog has journeyed to a site which you can access with this link: www.gavinknight.me
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Buy a brick for the Threshold Project

If you would like to contribute to the growth of our church, simply buy a brick. Details on our website.
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Gluten-free!

We now have Gluten-free communion wafers if you request them.
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Listen to sermons at home

Each week the sermon is recorded and placed on to our website.
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