St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our 11.00am Sunday Services in September 2019:
Evening Services

The evening services will resume on Sunday 8th September at 7.00pm.

The Welcome Team members (who will greet you as you arrive) are:

1st      Jenifer and Noel Johnston
Marie and Sam Morrow
Eileen and Jim Nixon
Caroline and Trevor Shaw
Helen and Norman Coalter

September Lessons and Readers

Sunday 1st September The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Jeremiah 2: 4-13 -
Claire Holmes
The Psalm - Psalm 81: 1, 10-16
The Second Reading - Hebrews 13: 1-8, 15-16 -
William Holmes
The Gospel Reading - Luke 14: 1, 7-14 -
The Curate

Sunday 8th September The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Jeremiah 18: 1-11 -
Blane Bailey
The Psalm - Psalm 139: 1-5, 12-18
The Second Reading - Philemon 1-21 -
Jim Lucy
The Gospel Reading - Luke 14: 25-33 -
Scott Elliott

Sunday 15th September The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Jeremiah 4: 11-12, 22-28 -
Brian Rutledge
The Psalm - Psalm 14
The Second Reading - 1 Timothy 1: 12-17 -
Brendan McCann
The Gospel Reading - Luke 15: 1-10 -
The Dean

Sunday 22nd September The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity
Family Service

Sunday 29th September The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity
The First Reading - Jeremiah 32: 1-3a, 6-15 -
Myrtle Irvine
The Psalm - Psalm 91: 1-6, 14-16
The Second Reading - 1 Timothy 6: 6-19 -
George Irvine
The Gospel Reading - Luke 16: 19-31 -
Scott Elliott

If your name is down to read and you are unable to do so on that particular day, please arrange to swap with someone else on the list or speak to the Church Wardens in advance.

We have a rota of lesson readers. If you would like your name added to this please contact Beth in the Cathedral Office.


9.00am-Holy Communion
11.00am-Holy Communion (first & third Sundays)
Morning Prayer (second & fifth Sundays)
Morning Prayer/Family Service (fourth Sundays)
11.00am-Sunday School begins in church and children
leave for classes. On fourth Sundays  they remain in church with their families)
7.00pm-Evening Prayer (first, second & third Sundays)
Holy Communion (fourth Sundays)
A Celebration of Wholeness and Healing (fifth Sundays)


11.00am - Holy Communion (each Thursday)
1.05pm -  Healing Service (fourth Thursday)
4.00pm -  "Messy Church" (Thursday once per month as arranged)
7.30pm Lent (each Wednesday)


Beavers - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Cubs - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Confirmation Classes - 6.30pm - 7.30pm (November - April)
Xplore - 7.00pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)
Finance Committee Meeting - 7.30pm - 8.00pm (first Mondays)
Select Vestry Meeting - 8.00pm - 9.30pm (first Mondays)
Mothers’ Union - 8.00pm - 10.00pm (second Mondays)

Tuesday Club - 2.00pm - 4.00pm (last Tuesdays)
Rainbows - 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Brownies - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Guides - 6.30pm - 7.45pm
Pilgrim - 7.30pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)

Bowling Club - 10.30am - 12.00 noon
Bowling Club - 7.30pm - 10.00pm
Choir Practice - 7.30pm - 9.00pm (usually alternate weeks - check with the office)

Messy Church - 4.00pm - 6.00pm (as arranged)
Bell Ringing Practice - 7.00pm - 8.00pm
Scouts - 6.30pm - 8.00pm

Xplore Movies - 7.00pm - 9.00pm (as arranged)

New members are always welcome at any of our organisations and there is an open invitation to all our services apart from "Messy Church" which is restricted to children, their parents and helpers. Details available from the office.