St. Macartin's Cathedral

Our 11.00am Sunday Services in January 2020:
The Welcome Team members (who will greet you as you arrive) are:

05 Caroline and Trevor Shaw
12 Helen and Norman Coalter
19 Hilary and Raymond Campbell
26 Sylvia and Trevor Stevenson

January Lessons and Readers

The Second Sunday after Christmas - 5th January
The First Reading - Jeremiah 31: 7-14 - Raymond Campbell
The Psalm - Psalm 147: 12-20
The Second Reading - Ephesians 1: 3-14 -
Gillian Glass
The Gospel Reading - John 1: 10-18 -
The Dean

The Sunday after the Epiphany - 12th January
The First Reading - Isaiah 42: 1-9 -
Willie Holmes
The Psalm - Psalm 29
The Second Reading - Acts 10: 34-43 -
Claire Holmes
The Gospel Reading - John 1: 29-42 -
Scott Elliott

The Second Sunday after the Epiphany - 19th January
The First Reading - Isaiah 49: 1-7 -
Pam Greene
The Psalm - Psalm 40: 1-12
The Second Reading - 1 Corinthians 1: 1-9 -
Ivan Kee
The Gospel Reading - John 1: 29-42 - The Dean

The Third Sunday after the Epiphany - 26th January
Family Service

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.