Operation Christmas Child

We are supporting Operation Christmas Child once again this year as a local collection point for shoeboxes to be dropped off. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to show God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the good news […]

Ministers Message – November 2018

From War to Hope As I write this, we are in the throes of cutting out red paper poppies and bringing them together forming one large installation to commemorate and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Every day more poppies arrive at church and sit waiting to be joined together, it feels a little […]

Journey into Light Exhibition

An exhibition of prisoner artwork will be on display at St. Michael’s Parish Church from Monday 12th November to Friday 16th November 2018. The aim of the exhibition, titled Journey into Light, is to demonstrate to visitors that behind every prisoner’s conviction and sentence is a personal story of love, hope and loss. The exhibition is made […]

Service of Light and Commemoration

Our annual service of Light and Commemoration will take place on Sunday 4th November 2018 at 6.30pm. The service will provide a quiet and reflective act of worship including hymns and readings and during which loved ones who have died can be remembered and with thanks being given to God for them. During the service […]

Festival 2020

After the Narnia Festival, the organising group awarded itself time off, having first agreed that the next St M’s Festival would be in 2020 – dates to be decided – and that, given the ‘lead time’ required organisationally, the first meeting of the Festival 2020 group would be six months later.  The six months now […]

Garden of Remembrance

At the East of end of the church grounds is the Garden of Remembrance. In part of the garden there are currently two large flower beds that were planted with hydrangeas around 20 years ago. Following the hot summer, it has been decided that it is time to refresh this area of the garden. The […]

Soup Lunch

Come for a Cuppa, Stay for some Soup We believe that eating together is really important. Every week we share Holy Communion which first started in the context of Jesus sharing food around a table with friends. Every month on the 3rd Wednesday of every month you’re invited to join us for a free soup […]