This Week and Beyond at St Michael's

These are all the events taking place in church.  Some occasional users may be in at other times 

Highlighted Events:  We are observing the Epiphany Season. This is Unity Week: special joint service 6pm Sunday 19th and more besides: see details below:

Coming up:  Candlemas on Sunday 2nd February

 

JANUARY 2020

Octave of Prayer for Unity: 18th to 25th Jan

  • Churches Together in Marston and Northway will be meeting in one another's churches all week and meeting for a joint celebration at 6 pm on Sunday 19th January. Full timetable is indicated below in italics. You are warmly encouraged to attend as many of these events as possible.
Saturday 18th
  • 6.30 pm Vigil Mass @ St Anthony of Padua RC Church + refreshments

 

Sunday 19th Epiphany 2

  • 10 am Sung Epiphany Season Eucharist in St Michael's
  • 1 pm Life in Christ Punjabi worship
  • 4 pm Syrian Orthodox Liturgy
  • 6 pm Ecumenical New Year service: St Nicholas, Marston + refreshments
 
Monday 20th Richard Rolle, spiritual writer, 1349 
  • 9am Morning Prayer at St Nicholas, Marston

 

Tuesday 21st Agnes, martyr in Rome, 304 
  • 4-7 pm church open for dance school attendees
  • 7pm Rivers of Life host at the Marston Road URC: Meal then worship at 8pm

 

    Wednesday 22nd Vincent, Deacon, martyr in Saragossa, 304 
    • 11 am Informal Eucharist + coffee in St Michael's
    • 3.30-7 pm church open for dance school attendees
    • 6 pm Orthodox Vespers: St Nicholas the Wonderworker, Ferry Road 

     

    Thursday 23rd
    • 9.30 am  Prayer Meeting at Marston Road URC
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer

     

    Friday 24th Francis de Sales, Bishop, 1622
    • 9 am Morning Prayer at St Michael's
    • 10 am Keep Fit - all levels of fitness welcome
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer

     

    SUNDAY 26th Epiphany 3

    • 10 am Sung Epiphany Season Eucharist in St Michael's
    • 6 pm Elsfield Candlemas service
     
    Monday 27th 
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
     
    Tuesday 28th Thomas Aquinas, Teacher of the Faith, 1274 
    • 4-7 pm church open for dance school attendees
     
    Wednesday 29th 
    • 11 am Informal Eucharist + coffee
    • 3.30-7 pm church open for dance school folk
     
    Thursday 30th
    • 9 am Morning Prayer
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
     
    Friday 31st John Bosco, Fdr of the Salesians, 1888
    • 10 am Move to the Groove keep fit returns: newcomers warmly welcomed
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer

     

    FEBRUARY
    Saturday 1st 
    • 8 am to 3 pm Syrian Orthodox Liturgy in church

     

    SUNDAY 2nd Feast of the Presentation/Purification (Candlemas)

    • 10 am   Special Sung Eucharist 
    • 1-4 pm Life in Christ Punjabi ecumenical worship
     
    Monday 3rd Anskar of Sweden, Missionary bishop, 865 
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer
     
    Tuesday 4th Gilbert of Sempringham, Fdr of Gilbertines, 1189
    • 3.15 - 7 pm church open for dance school folk
     
    Wednesday 5th 
    • 11 am Informal Eucharist + coffee
    • 3 - 7 pm church open for dance school folk

     

    Thursday 6th Martyrs of Japan, 1597; Accession of Queen Elizabeth II
    • 9 am Morning Prayer
    • 1-5 pm 50+ Club coming in & out via church
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer

     

    Friday 7th 
    • 10 am Keep Fit - all levels of fitness welcome
    • 5.30 pm Evening Prayer

     

    Saturday 8th
    • 3-5 pm OMG: Christian Basics course workshop 1 in church

     

    Look out for:   Unity Week lots of gatherings in churches across Marston and a major celebration on Sunday 19th January at 6 pm.    Red Letter Days (= important feast days marked by a special Eucharist): Candlemas (Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple & the Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary) Sunday 2nd February at 10am; Ash Wednesday is 26th February - full liturgy 7.30 pm