St Michael and All Angels
St Michael and All Angels
The Parish Church of South Yardley Birmingham B26 1AP

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The Blessed Virgin Mary

Sunday August 14th

9.30am in Church only.

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Compline

There will be a service of Compline on Wednesday 17th August at 9.30pm which can be accessed via the following Zoom link

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86771504595?pwd=bzhtUkRmMTArLzRvdGxmU2dJZWtDUT09

Meeting ID: 867 7150 4595

Passcode: 866250

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From Fr.Alex

Notices

If you have any information that you would like to include in the notices, please let Father Alex have it by the Thursday before the Sunday you would like it publicising.


MacMillian coffee morning - 17th September 2022

Jane is organising a coffee morning in support of MacMillian in the church hall on Saturday 17th September from 10am until 12pm. If you are able to help and/or provide a cake please let Jane know.


Harvest supper - Saturday 1st October

Please make a note in your diary that there will be a fish and chip supper and quiz starting at 5pm on Saturday 1st October in the church hall. Further details will be available in due course. It is an open invitation so please give some thought to whether you are able to bring any wider family, friends or neighbours with you



Gardening party

Could you spare a couple of hours to help cut back some of the bushes on the Rowland Road side of church on Saturday 20th August? Refreshments will be provided as will appropriate equipment for cutting the bushes back and chipping the branches. We will start at 9.30am. If you are available please bring gardening gloves with you.



Quiet morning

Please note that there will be a quiet morning on Saturday 1st October (9.30am - 12.30pm) based around the theme of harvests and creation. More details will be provided in due course.



Food Bank collection

There will be a box left permanently in the Narthex to collect any food that you may be able to offer to support the work of the Food Bank at Birmingham City Mission.


Christmas Fair - Saturday 3rd December

We have set a provisional date for the Christmas Fair for Saturday 3rd December from 10am until 2pm (we’re just checking that nothing else of any significance is going on within South Yardley on this date). Further details will be confirmed in due course but if you find yourself away for a holiday in the coming weeks would you consider bringing back a small gift with you for the Christmas Fair? If you have any questions please let a member of the Social Committee know.

 


Creative Christmas trees

We won’t be holding a Christmas Tree festival this year but we will trying to decorate the church with as many Christmas trees as possible. You are therefore invited to think whether you could could provide a tree to display that reflects an ‘explosion of creative joy’. Be as inventive and imaginative as possible.

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Used postage stamps

Please bring in any used postage stamps for our collection in the Narthex. They will be used to support the work of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).


In Crowd singers

Rehearsal for the In Crowd’s Christmas concert "This child of mine" will start on Sunday 11th September 2.00 o'clock at Digbeth-In-The-Field church. There is an open invitation for anyone to come along and join in; no previous experience of singing is necessary. There are no auditions and you do not need to be able to read music. Everything will be provide for you and all profits from our concerts is given to charity.


Prayers for this week


Saint Michael and All Angels and Saint Cyprian’s

As deanery Church Wardens are admitted on Tuesday evening we thank you Lord for all the wisdom, tenacity, effort and good humour that your Church Wardens bring to the functioning of your church. We pray particularly for our current wardens - Paul, Jeanne and Phil that they may be animated and strengthened by your Holy Spirit. We also give thanks for those wardens who have gone before, for all that they have given to the life of Saint Michael and All Angels and Saint Cyprian’s churches.

 

St Marys

We pray for our Church Wardens, Mark and Phil, as they go forward for admittance at St Michael’s on Tuesday.  Thank you for those who joined in our meeting for TCAP, we pray this will move us forward to completing the profile so a new incumbent may be chosen.

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Music

The details of the musical choices within Sunday’s Mass are…

 

Precessional hymn 447Lord Jesus Christ

Kyrie See Music on Sunday

Gloria   30

Gradual Hymn  Father Hear the Prayer We Offer

(Words and music on Sunday)

Offertory HymnWho Would True Valour See.

(Words and music on Sunday)

Recessional Hymn  548  All O Praise Ye The Lord


With prayers and best wishes

Alex

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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE

Please see HOME then COVID-19 UPDATES above.


Our latest Risk Assessments and Sidespersons' Duties updates are available to view, see HOME above or click the button below:


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Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults


St. Michael & All Angels Parish Church is committed to care and protecting children, young people and vulnerable adults. Staff, PCC members and volunteers within this organisation accept and recognise our responsibilities to develop awareness of the issues which cause these people harm.


Our Safeguarding Officer is Jane Clarke, telephone 0121 743 4089

The Birmingham Diocese Bishops Safeguarding Advisor is Steph Hayes, telephone 07342 993 844


To view our full Safeguarding Policy document, please click the button below

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All are welcome to join us here at St.Michael's in our worship and in our various activities. Our worship follows a high Anglican format and we are proud of our strong musical roots.

We are a church with a big heart that worships in a big building, that heart is to see God's kingdom

break through into the lives of our families, friends and neighbours.

‘Let no one be a stranger in our midst!’


DATA PRIVACY: We are obliged to publish a statement regarding Data Privacy,

please see the link under HOME above.

Hearing loop information

Please note we have a Loop System installed in the church. To use it simply switch your hearing aid to the 'T' position.

SMAAA Policy on Cookies

As many other sites have published their policy on cookies, we need to advise of our policy.

We don't have cookies.

We have biscuits.

And what's more, we serve them with tea and coffee after the main Sunday morning service so, now we're getting back to more normal times, why not pop in and see which crunchy favourites are on offer?