Church Events

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The Week Ahead

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

Worship & Music

Seasons of the Liturgical Year

Liturgy is a drama, displaying the human need to glorify God. The drama involves the language of body, mind and spirit in a festival of colour, sound and light.

The Liturgy of the Church has developed over the 2,000 years of Christian history. It gives us space and time to celebrate the heroes of the church - the Saints - as well as permission to share in the life of Christ through the seasons of the year.

Colour gives meaning to the liturgical drama. Each season of the year is promoted by its own particular colour and mood.

The Christian year begins at the fourth Sunday before Christmas with:
Advent (purple), and the seasons continue as follows:
Christmas (gold or white),
Epiphany (white),
Ordinary Time (green),
Lent (purple),
Easter (gold or white),
Pentecost (red),
Ordinary Time (green), finally ending with:
The Kingdom Season (red).

Even Ordinary Time is not that ordinary as it depicts the green growth of God's world as well as (we hope) growth within our own faith and God's Church.

Please take a look at the "factfile" of each of the seasons characteristics which we hope will help in introducing more people to the wonderful drama of the Liturgy.

Advent factsheet. Christmas factsheet. Epiphany factsheet. Lent factsheet. Easter factsheet. The Kingdom Season factsheet.

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

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


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:
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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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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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