Church Events

April 2019
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The Week Ahead

Friday 19th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
12:00
- 13:00
Stations of the Cross
13:00
- 01:00
Good Friday Meditations on the Cross
14:00
- 15:00
Good Friday Liturgy
Saturday 20th April
21:00
- 22:00
Easter Vigil
Sunday 21st April
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
Taize
Monday 22nd April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Tuesday 23rd April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group
12:00
- 13:00
B&T packing up
Wednesday 24th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Thursday 25th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 11:00
Holy Eucharist, Common Worship
18:30
- 19:45
Choir Practice
Friday 26th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer

St Michael's is an Eco Church

Land

In late January some of the team took part in the annual RSPB Birdwatch. This involved watching for one hour to count the birds seen in one location - in our case this was the Church garden. The following made an appearance:

  • 3 Robins
  • 3 Blackbirds
  • 1 Blue tit
  • 1 Coal tit
  • 1 Dunnock
  • 10 Wood pigeons
  • 14 Starlings
  • 2 Magpie

After much hard and loving work the church garden is beginning to flourish and become a welcoming and contemplative place.

The garden is once again a popular place for local workers to have lunch.

Well done all who have worked so hard to achieve this wonderful garden - a developing space for plants and wildlife to thrive and where people can relax and contemplate while engaging with nature.

Here are some photos of the work that's been completed.

Garden Benches
Several trees have been planted.
Garden Lavender
Lavender has been planted around the new Narthex building.

… and coming up soon …

Garden East side
The east side of the church is cleared awaiting planting.
Garden Logpile
A log pile will be sited to encourage wildlife and a Bug hotel to be constructed - here we see the materials.

 

Garden Waterbutt
A water butt will be positioned here.
Garden Memorial
The Memorial garden will get a facelift.

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

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

News

Christian Aid Bring and Share Lunch

Sunday 19th May 12.30pm
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EASTER FLOWERS

Make a donation towards the cost of the Easter flowers in church
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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK 12TH - 18TH MAY

New volunteers needed and good instruction given.
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ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING (APCM)

Takes place on Sunday 28 April 2019 at 1130 hrs in church.
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FUNDRAISING PICNIC FOR RTU

Picnic in the Church gardens on Sunday 2 June 2019 (12 noon to 3pm) to raise money for RTU
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Silent and Morning Prayer times to change

From the start of 2019, the times of the daily Silent and Morning Prayers will be brought forward by 30 minutes to 8:30 and 9:00 am respectively.
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Toilet Twinning

Thank you! We raised £405.85:-)
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The Guardian Angel

The latest edition has been printed and can also be found on our web site.
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