We warmly invite you to St. Michael's website.
The church exists for people and is here for all, from every walk of life. It offers the opportunity to discover God's love and forgiveness through his Son, Jesus Christ and to grow as His followers.
St Michael's has many activities and groups in which to make friends and to be encouraged to grow in the Christian faith. Explore these pages to discover what St. Michael's has to offer.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you want to know more.
Chris Smedley (Rector)
Are you unclear about what the church is, or what Christianity is all about, or even who Jesus is and why we believe in him?
"Church" is simply the community of people who believe and trust in Jesus - the building is simply where the church meets! But what about Jesus?
Take a look at www.lookingforgod.com as a starting point. The "What about you" page makes 4 simple points:
and then goes on to explain the "so what".
A really good way of finding out more is to join an Alpha course where you can ask as many questions as you like in a relaxed environment . See here for more about Alpha in general, and here for courses running at St. Michael's.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will take effect in the UK in May 2018. It replaces the existing law on data protection (the Data Protection Act 1998) and gives individuals more rights and protection in how their personal data is used by organisations.Read more ...
Do not grieve, for the joy of the Lord is your strength
Our Lent readings are short ones from Mark, with the intention that you will read the whole gospel during Lent. The reason for having short readings is to enable you to reflect on the passage.
Giving is vital to a church's life.
St. Michael's is a wonderful place to have a wedding, but many people wonder whether they can be married in St. Michael's.
Our church hall is available for hire in the evenings and weekends, subject to availability. Contact the Church Office for details (01332 872094 or via the Contact page).
Bookings for the church, hall and office can be viewed here.