Church Events

November 2020
S M T W T F S
01 02 03 04 05 06 07
08 09 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

The Week Ahead

Monday 30th November
10:00
- 12:00
Church open for private prayer
Tuesday 1st December
10:00
- 12:00
Church open for private prayer
Wednesday 2nd December
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Church open for private prayer
Thursday 3rd December
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Friday 4th December
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Saturday 5th December
08:00
- 10:00
Men's Breakfast - Steve Hunter
10:00
- 12:00
Church open for private prayer
Sunday 6th December
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Communion
10:00
- 11:00
All Age Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
Silent prayer

HELP US FINANCIALLY

Click here.

There are options to make one-off or regular donations.


The Threshold Project
Building the West End Extension

Gavin's Story

Gavin Knight
"After moving into the parish I quickly understood that the church needed to open its doors to create a better welcome for everybody.

This would become the main objective for the Threshold Project."

When I first came to St Michael's in 2011, I remember peering through the glass door at the west end of the church and a sense of excitement ran through me.

If I were able to cross the threshold I would be able to experience this beautiful, sacred space. Something wonderful could be achieved here! In my mind, the threshold became the key to the church's future.

If we became dedicated to welcoming others, to allow light and life over the threshold, the church's potential could become realized. I soon came to understand that the church was being asked to enter into a 'threshold ministry'.

The the new extension incorporates a transparent vista, no longer obscuring the activity within.

The new building speaks for us, that we have something to celebrate in our faith and community life. We want the threshold to be crossed by people coming in and people going out.

The Threshold seemed to be an apt name for this new extension, it has a purpose and a mission - reaching out to the people of the community offering healing and wholeness.

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

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

News

Baby & Toddler

Postponed - read more for latest update ...
Read more …

New church open hours

The church will remain open on Saturdays and Monday - Wednesday between 10am and 12noon.
Read more …

Craft & Cake stalk raised £1000!

The Craft and Cake sale total has now reached £1,000...
Read more …

COVID-19 & STM&AA’S PASTORAL RESPONSE

We are putting into place a continuity plan which aims to offer mission and ministry throughout the crisis period.
Read more …

THE MINISTRY OF HEALING AT ST MICHAEL’S

This ministry will cease during the Coronavirus period.
Read more …

GLUTEN-FREE COMMUNION WAFERS AVAILABLE

Please indicate to one of the clergy or a member of the welcome team before the service if you would prefer a gluten-free communion wafer.
Read more …

MONTHLY FOODBANK COLLECTION

This is an all-the-year-round collection which is blessed each month before it is taken to the Community Emergency Foodbank.
Read more …

SILVER ECO AWARD RECEIVED

The Eco Team have confirmed our silver award from A Rocha.
Read more …
 
Oxford Diocese logo Follow us on Facebook EcoChurch logo Follow us on Twitter Traidcraft logo