News and Events

Sunday 18th June The 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Trinity I)
8.00am  Low Mass
9.30am  Family Mass
11.00am  Solemn Mass and Sunday School
3.30pm  Choral Evensong and Benediction

Wednesday 21st June  – Organ recital
1.10pm This week’s organ recital is given by by Daniel Chappuis from Vevey, Switzerland. Free admission; retiring collection in aid of St Michael’s Music Trust.  Recitals last approximately 50 minutes.  A full list of recitalists for 2017 is available in a leaflet at the back of the church, and on the ‘Music’ pages of this website.
 
Wednesday 21st June  – Seeing and Believing
7.30pm In a slight change from the advertised schedule, our Seeing and Believing study course concludes this Wednesday. We meet in the hall to consider the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary as depicted in devotional works of art.  This week we shall look at the two themes of ‘The Assumption of Our Lady’ and ‘The Coronation of Our Lady as Queen of Heaven.’  All are welcome.

Saturday 24th June
11.00am Mass this Saturday (as on the last Saturday of every month) will be for the intention of the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham, preceded at 10.30am by the Rosary.
 
Sunday 25th June – The 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Trinity II)
8.00am  Low Mass
9.30am  Family Mass
11.00am  Solemn Mass and Sunday School
No Evensong and Benediction. This service is held on the first and third Sundays of each month.
 
Wednesday 28th June –  Organ Recital
1.10pm Organ recital by Iain Quinn from the Florida State University.
 
Saturday 1st July – Ordination of Philip Kennedy
Please pray for Philip Kennedy who is to be made Deacon by Christopher, Lord Bishop of Southwark in Southwark Cathedral on Saturday 1st July at 11.00am.
St Columbanus, pray for us. St Stephen, pray for us.  Our Lady of Walsingham, pray for us.
 
Quiz Night
The quiz night on 2nd June raised £500 in aid of St Christopher’s Hospice.  Thanks to all who took part, and especially to Janet and Simon for their hard work in organising and running such a highly enjoyable event.

Regular Giving
We are all urged to commit to an increased level of planned, regular giving to support the fabric and ministry of St Michael’s.  Please consider prayerfully how much you are able to give, and complete one or more of the three forms at the back of the church:

  • Green: pledge the amount you will give regularly, to enable us to plan and budget our finances.
  • Yellow: set up a Standing Order from your bank account. This can also be done on-line. Offering envelopes are still available if you prefer.
  • Blue: if you are a UK taxpayer, increase your donation by 25% (at no extra cost to yourself) by signing a Gift Aid Declaration.

If you need any more information or help with the forms please speak to Chris Hood, Gift Aid Secretary.
 
Confirmation
The Bishop of Fulham will preside at a service of Confirmation on Sunday
19th November.  See Fr Tim if you wish to prepare for this sacrament.
 
Charities
Croydon Refugee Day Centre
Our current nominated charity is the Croydon Refugee Day Centre.  There is a plate at the back of the church for cash donations, and gifts of non-perishable food, or toiletries, can be left in the box by the font. Please give generously.
Leprosy Mission
There is a box at the back of the church for used postage stamps in aid of the Leprosy Mission.