Church Events

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The Week Ahead

Friday 20th April
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Saturday 21st April
10:00
- 12:30
Susie & Michael Snyder, blessing of Eliana (11am)
Sunday 22nd April
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 23rd April
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
14:00
- 15:30
Wives Fellowship (2pm start)
Tuesday 24th April
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Baby & Toddler
Wednesday 25th April
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer
Thursday 26th April
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 27th April
09:00
- 09:30
Silent Prayer
09:30
- 10:00
Morning Prayer

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

The Blessing of the Threshold

Bishop Steven will be blessing the Narthex, kitchen, office and toilets on April 22nd (10am).
Read more …

Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM)

The APCM is on Sunday 15th April (after church). This meeting gives an account of the church's activity in the last year.
Read more …

Mum's Spirituality & Faith Group

A new informal evening get-together is starting up once a month for mum's.
Read more …
 
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